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20 stunning photos of Corsica

Updated on Jul 26, 2022 by Kathryn Burrington

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Corsica is one of the most beautiful islands I have ever been to and it's a joy to photograph, from the aquamarine waters to the snow-capped mountains.

Here's some our favourite images from the Island of Beauty, that we think would tempt anyone to visit, whether for the first time or the hundredth time. Corsica is a land that keeps calling us back, so we hope these images inspire you pay a visit. 



One of Corsica's most famous beaches can be found in the far south of the island, named Santa Giulia Beach. Boasting soft white sand and clear, very shallow waters, it's perfect for families and sun worshippers.



Bonifacio's old town is wonderful to explore, perched on the cliffs with the sparkling sea below.



Streams tumble through La Restonica Valley near Corte in the mountainous interior, occasionally collecting in quiet pools where you can bathe.



The nearby citadel at Corte is a stunning sight by day, and beautifully lit up by night.

Image credit: Arnaud Abadie | Creative Commons



The medieval hilltop village of Speloncato in la Balagne lit by the sun in the 'Golden Hour' takes on an autumnal hue.

Image credit: Jon Ingall | Shutterstock



Why not explore another stunning citadel, this time by the sea in Calvi? 



The river banks of Le Tavignano are a joy to wander along.

Image credit: Daniel Cremona | Creative Commons



Imagine enjoying breakfast with this beautiful view! Stay at our three-bedroom Bergerie Olivella villa next summer and soak up the panoramic vistas over the Corsican countryside and coast. 



The sun sinks low in the sky at the Calanques de Piana.

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Vivaro, in the heart of Corsica's mountainous interior.

Image credit: Salajean | Shutterstock



How inviting is this villa's swimming pool? Perched on the Fromentica hillside with breathtaking views, our five-bedroom L’Ancre Bleue villa is perfectly positioned to optimise the spectacular panorama over the Gulf of St Florent.



The stunning beach at L'Ile Rousse, with the clearest water you could hope to find anywhere.



Corsica's clear waters and coral reefs make snorkelling and scuba diving a wonderful pastime.

Image credit: Corrado | Creative Commons



The sea views from Hôtel Le Pinarello are simply divine. Situated in the small village of Pinarella on a spectacular bay to the north of Porto Vecchio, the hotel has an idyllic position right on the beach.



The sweeping, sandy bay of Calvi with a backdrop of pine trees and distant mountains



Les Calanques de Piana with a view to the sea beyond.



The charming town of Pigna, well known for its traditional arts, crafts and music. You'll also find some more great views down to the sea from here.



The fishing boats at Erbalunga on Cap Corse.



View of the cliffs north west of Calvi.

Image credit: Marco | Creative Commons



Last but not least, some locals enjoying a game of boules in L'Ile Rousse, la Balagne. 

To book your holiday, you can visit our website, or give our expert team a
call on 01489 866931. 
For even more inspiration about a holiday in Corsica, visit our holiday ideas page


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