Ideas for your next family holiday to Corsica

Updated on Dec 13, 2022 by Ella Brundle

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If you are looking for inspiration for your next family holiday, our experts have compiled a list of fun activities to keep the entire family entertained.

When on holiday, sometimes searching for activities that entertain both little ones and adults can be tricky! However, Corsica has many activities tailored to children of all ages and many of which will be fun for the adults too! So, don’t spend too much time planning pursuits for your next family holiday, simply read our handy guide below.


Amusement Parks

Water parks are a great way to keep the family cool on a hot summer’s day. Perfect for those who want to sunbathe by the pool or find some thrilling flumes to enjoy.


Western Splash - Bastia

With 12 large flumes of varying degrees of thrill, a wave pool, paddling pool and children's play area with smaller flumes, this waterpark has something for children of all ages. There are plenty of places to set up base for the day on sun loungers. For lunch, there is a snack bar serving generous portions to fuel you for the afternoon. Please note the park is open on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from May to early September.


Corsica Park - Porto Vecchio

A great evening out. This theme park has all the classic fairground rides, amusements, snacks and arcade games! Open from 8pm to 1am, June to early September.

Adventure Parks

A great adventure for thrill seekers and those who want to explore part of the Corsican countryside

Acqua and Natura - Parc de la Solenzara - Sari-Solenzara

Located on the east coast of the island this company provide action-packed activities for both kids and adults. Take part in canyoning, paintball, kayaking and S.U.P., archery, and even kids climbing trails! You will be accompanied by an amazing guide, making sure you make the most of your adventure! Open from May to September 9:30-5pm, with Kayaking still running until October.

Parc Aventure Porto-Vecchio - Porto-Vecchio

Have fun in a eucalyptus forest, with 9 tree-climbing courses, sea inflatables and karting to fill an action-packed day. With reasonable prices, this is a great day out for all the family. 

G Aventure Sari-Solenzara

With a zipline, high ropes in the trees and rock climbing this is a great day out for older families looking for some thrills. Set in beautiful countryside this is a really fun day out. Open 10am-6pm Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays and public holidays.

Corsica Zoo and Aquarium

A great way to get out for the day and spend some time having fun and learning along the way.

 

Corsica Zoo - Oletta

Located between Oletta and Saint-Florent, this unique zoo has a range of animals to keep your little ones entertained for the day. There is a snack bar to enjoy lunch from, where they even serve eggs provided by the zoo’s hens! There is a gift shop that sells local crafts too, a great way to remember your special holiday memories. Open from 10:30am to 5pm and open all year round. 

 

Bonifacio Aquarium - Bonifacio Port

Situated in the heart of Bouches de Bonifacio Marine Park, this tiny but interesting aquarium gives you the chance to learn about the local aquatic fauna and flora of the Corsican seaside and the Mediterranean that surrounds it. Animals are in basins set in a cave in a small grotto port! The aquarium is part of the nature reserve of the Strait of Bonifacio and is well worth a visit. With low entry prices, this makes for a unique afternoon outing. Open all year round.

Horse Riding

There are plenty of equestrian centres and stables in which you can visit to embark on a beautiful hack on horseback! There are centres all over the island and you are bound to be near one during your stay. If you have keen horse riders in your family, then simply browse the links below for recommended businesses to choose from.

Calvi and La Balagne

St Florent and the North East

L'Extrême Sud

Valinco and the West Coast

Central Corsica

Free things to do

Down in the marine port of Bonifacio is a play park for children that is perfect for passing time whilst you wait for your boat trip or the land train up to the citadel. Read about a day in Bonifacio, a unique town to explore for a great day out of history and beautiful views.


Gorges

There are many beautiful spots to play and swim in the gorges dotted around the island, these make a great day out and an alternative to a day at the beach. Read about our expert’s top tips to enjoy this unique experience in our gorges blog.

Explore the many wonderful beaches around the island

Wherever your accommodation may be, there will most likely be a beautiful beach nearby! There are plenty of beaches with lovely sand, gently shelving shores and clear warm waters that are perfect for families to enjoy, perhaps with a picnic. Read about our top 10 beaches here.

Corsican Places have a wide range of hotels, self-catering villas, apartments and residences available to stay in. Find your perfect accommodation now and select your favourite activities to take part in!

Read about our top family properties here.

 

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