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Great savings on romantic getaways to Corsica in 2019

What could be more romantic than a holiday for two in Corsica? Book in October and save £150 on a romantic break on the island of beauty.
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Top 10 things to do with children in Corsica

Corsica is a fabulous family-friendly holiday destination, with plenty of things to do for children of all ages. Here’s our guide to just some of the highlights.
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Guide to a great day out in Cap Corse

Beautiful and dramatic, the rocky peninsula of Cap Corse makes for a wonderful day out. Here we share the highlights that you must not miss.
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Top 10 things to do in St Florent

At the foot of the Cap Corse peninsula lies the sheltered bay of St Florent, a bustling harbour town and the perfect base for an unforgettable holiday.
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Top 10 Instagram accounts to follow next year

Here’s 10 Instagram accounts that feature the lovely island of Corsica that we think you should be following in 2018…
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Celebrating a special occasion in Corsica in 2018

Be it a special birthday, a wedding anniversary, honeymoon, or family party, the island of Corsica is a wonderful location for a celebration.
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Follow the Artisans' Route in la Balagne

One of our Corsica experts, Kathryn, recalls her first visit to the island and her discovery of Strada di l’Artigiani, the Artisans Route.
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Our favourite places in Corsica

Over the last 30 years, we have been privileged to spend much time exploring and discovering Corsica.
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Introducing our new representative in north-east Corsica

Welcome to Gaël de Pachtere, who has joined our wonderful team of reps covering St Florent and the north-east of the island.
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Top 10 things to do in Corsica

From snorkelling to exploring ancient hilltop villages, there’s plenty to see and do on the island of Corsica.
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Brocciu Cannelloni Recipe from Corsica

Corsica’s best known cheese, brocciu, is used in many traditional recipes, and this delicious hot dish makes a great winter warmer.
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Top 10 Things to Do in Calvi without a car

With beautiful beaches, concerts, boat trips and walks through the cobbled alleyways of the citadel, there's plenty to do in Calvi without needing a car.
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Recipes from Corsica, a cookbook review

Recreate the flavours of Corsica with this great cookbook, Recipes from Corsica, with hundreds of traditional dishes for you to try at home.
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Top 10 places to stay in Corsica for families

With short flight and transfer times, gently shelving sandy beaches and plenty of activities for all, Corsica is a perfect choice for a family holiday.
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Top 10 Corsica Instagram accounts to follow in 2017

Are you an Instagram fan? Here at Corsican Places, we love sharing photos from the island of beauty. Let's face it, Corsica is extremely photogenic.
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Celebrating 30 years in Corsica

In 2017, we are delighted to be celebrating our 30th year of providing holidays to the beautiful island of Corsica.
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Holiday reads to whisk you away to an island in the Med

4 fantastic novels set on the islands of Corsica and Sardinia. 4 great holiday reads.
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Why you should vote for us in the British Travel Awards

We're delighted to announce our nomination at the 2018 British Travel Awards. We'd like to share with you why we think we should win.
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Top 10 Restaurants in L'Ile Rousse, La Balagne

From cafes on the main square to family restaurants tucked down cobbled streets, there's a great choice of restaurants in L'Ile Rousse.
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20 stunning photos that will make you want to visit Corsica

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.
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The Flavours of Corsica

Corsica is blessed with a diverse and unique cuisine. Here's our guide to what to eat in Corsica.
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Find a little taste of paradise in Calvi

Calvi, in the north of Corsica, is a wonderful town with an impressive citadel looking down over a luxury yacht-filled marina with a fantastic array of restaurants, cafes and bars to choose from.
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Walking and cycling in Corsica

Not every Corsica holiday has to be spent relaxing on the beach or indulging beside the pool. Get active and explore Corsica's beautiful island landscapes.
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Discovering Corsican Wines

A mini guide to the excellent, yet largely little known, wines of Corsica.
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The twists and turns that shaped Bonifacio

When I last wandered through Bonifacio’s old town’s maze of narrow, cobbled streets and alleyways I wondered what stories these walls could tell.
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Protecting Corsica's wild beauty, unique wildlife and cultural heritage

Corsica is a stunning island with many fabulous areas of natural beauty. It also has a unique cultural heritage much of which came dangerously close to disappearing.
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Top 5 rooms with a view

Corsica's mountainous landscapes and incredible coastal vistas make for some memorable views through the windows of your home from home.
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