Calvi

Imagine the perfect Mediterranean city: a colourful array of buildings, cobbled streets climbing up to a Genoese Citadel, harbourside cafés, and a pine fringed crescent of silver sand... This is Calvi.

Village Fêtes & Cultural Events

Throughout the summer season, Calvi holds its own celebration of a local trade, agricultural produce and dates of religious or historical significance. Each year more are added to the calendar, so this section highlights the most popular. Keep your eyes open for posters or ask the local tourist office for more information.
 
The fêtes are the highlight of the social scene and usually all the locals become involved in the celebrations and welcome visitors to participate and tour their village or town. 

March

Fêtes de Paques: La Granitola - Calvi

A spiritual procession through the city and Citadel walls, hooded and barefoot participants join together in prayer and song.

June

Fête de la Saint Erasme - Calvi

Mass and procession through the streets of the old town to honour the patron saint of fishermen. A priest blesses the boats and launches a wreath of flowers on the sea..

 

Music, Arts & Sports Festivals

Corsica is an island of culture with an abundance of activities which are organised by volunteers passionate about their chosen interest. There is a publication, the 'guide des manifestations culturelles' which gives listings of all the events but this is, sadly, invariably produced at the last minute, which often means certain events have passed before it becomes available. It is difficult to get global information of the events planned for the whole year, so look out for posters and ask at the local tourist offices. The majority of Corsican festivals take place in the summer months when the concerts can be held in the open air.

May

Festival des 3 cultures - Calvi, early May

Held every three years this festival travels between Ciboure in the Basque country, Collioure in Catalonia and Calvi. There are street entertainers, concerts and sporting events.

June

Rencontre d’Art Contemporain - Calvi, June to September

For 3 months the Citadel houses exhibitions of paintings, engravings and sculptures by professional artists from across the island.

July

Calvi on the Rocks - Calvi

Youthful electronic music and digital arts festival with nightly concert in the Citadel.

September

Rencontres Polyphoniques de Calvi - Calvi

International polyphonic singers perform in the Citadel.

Accommodation in Calvi

Please find below a selection of our accommodation in the Calvi region of Corsica.

 

Villa

Casetta Cassaninca

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£1,058

Apartment

Le Home

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£489

Apartment

A Merula

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£539

Villa

Cala di Mare

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£629

Apartment

Apartment Cantu di l'Alba

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£684

Apartment

Apartment de la Serra

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£678

Apartment

Apartment l'Evêque

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£689

Apartment

Apartment St Philippe

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£871

Apartment

Apartment Yohann

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£669

Hotel

Hostellerie de l'Abbaye

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£949

Hotel

Hôtel la Signoria

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£1,393

Apartment

Le Cube

Calvi & la Balagne

Price from / Per Person

£609