Festivals & Events

Corsica is an island of culture with an abundance of music, art and cultural festivals. Many of the villages also hold fetes to celebrate its local crafts and produce, as well as religious or historical events.

Music Events

The island hosts a wide range of musical events throughout the year. For more information on any of these events, recommendations of where to stay and how to buy tickets please contact us.

Corsican Places

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Jazz Festival in Ajacciu - 24th to 29th June
Ajaccio hosts a jazz festival every year, showcasing some of the most exciting artists of the international and French jazz scene today.

Fête de la Musique - 21st June
Numerous free live music events are held each year across the island.

Calvi on the Rocks -  5th to 10th July
Youthful electronic music and digital arts festival with nightly concert in the Citadel.

Les Nuits de la Guitare in Patrimonio - 20th to 27th July
The amphitheatre in the village of Patrimonio is the setting for the Nuits de la Guitare, this popular festival that takes place every July and draws stars from the world of guitar, be it jazz, flamenco, blues or rock. Recent guest performers include Jeff Beck, Joe Cocker, George Benson and Simple Minds. 

Festivoce in Pigna - 13th July
A traditional celebration in and around Pigna of Corsican music and arts with concerts of polyphonic music from June to September with many of the celebrations being in July.

Porto Latino in St Florent - 3rd to 6th August
A hot Latin festival with nightly open-air concerts held at St Florent's Citadel.

Festival de la Musique in Erbalunga - 11th & 12th August
An established music festival in Erbalunga showing off some of the greatest national and local talents.

Rencontres Polyphoniques de Calvi - Mid September (dates to be confirmed)
Polyphonic singing is at the heart of Corsican culture and singers from around the world perform in the Citadel at the Rencontres Polyphoniques de Calvi.

 

These are the last published dates - they are subject to change.​