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Corsica the island of beauty

Corsica the island of beauty

Corsica originally a Italian island becoming French in 1768, is accessible directly from Nice airport and by ferry to the island's main Western city of Ajaccio. Corsica is a popular holiday destination offering a wide variety of holiday properties with a diverse range of stylish towns and coastal areas like the popular town of Pietracorbara on its east coast along with the islands forested inland areas offering tourists many hiking trails to explore.


Corsica and its history

The capital of Ajaccio is famous as the birth place of the French emperor Napoléon in 1769. Corsica attracts many thousands of holiday makers every year. Tourists can choose to holiday in both coastal in inland destinations.


Corsican cuisine

Wild boar is a popular dish along with many types of seafood and river fish such as trout. Brocciu cheese similar to ricotta, is used as the fresh ingredient in many restaurant dishes. Muscat wine plain and sparkling is regularly choose and the famous 'Cap Corse' apéritif also appears on many a restaurant menu.

Corsican cuisine

Corsica for the tourist

The tourist on the island of Corsica can choose between either exploring its coastal towns and villages, its beaches and restaurants and its nightlife or to venture inland to walk its famous GR20 hiking trail whilst admiring the islands rugged forest landscapes.


Corsica climate

Ajaccio in central western Corsica and Bastia in the north-eastern of Corsica both share similar average temperature highs of 27°C and 29°C in the July and August months, dropping to 13°C and 14°C in the January and December months.

Corsican climate

Graphs showing the average temperatures of the cities of Ajaccio and Bastia in Corsica


Holiday accommodations in Corsica

The island of Corsica offers many locations to take a family summer holiday. Popular destinations include Pietrosella, Porticcio and Ajaccio.

Pure France offers stunning holiday properties with amazing sea views, Mediterranean gardens, air-conditioning, walks to amenities, hot tub spas and properties with private infinity pools.

Holiday properties can accommodation up to 12 people with ensuite bedrooms, full self-catering facilities. All are accessible via direct routes from national and international airports and by car via ferry routes from the southern French coast.


Holiday villas with private pools in Corsica

Pure France offers a range of holiday rental accommodations in Corsica.

Choose from a selection of holiday properties in Corsica; a stunning coastal Corsican villa, detached Corsican villa with large mediterranean garden, contemporary detached Corsican villa with stunning sea views, a detached villa with south-facing garden and an architect-designed contemporary detached Corsican villa with wonderful sea views.


20005 - Villa Chiavari in Pietrosella, Corsica

Villa Chiavari in Pietrosella, Corsica
Villa Chiavari in
Pietrosella, Corsica

Infinity pool in Corsica with Corsican sea views
Infinity pool in Corsica
with Corsican sea views

Holiday rental villa in Corsica
Holiday rental villa
in Corsica

Villa Chiavari dining terrace with Corsican sea views
Villa Chiavari dining terrace
with Corsican sea views
with sea views



20002 - Villa Lorello in Porticcio, Corsica

Contemporary holiday villa in Porticcio, Corsica
Contemporary holiday villa
in Porticcio, Corsica

Villa Lorello with private pool in Porticcio
Villa Lorello with private pool
in Porticcio

Holiday accommodation in Porticcio, Corsica
Holiday accommodation
in Porticcio, Corsica

Mediterranean beach in Corsica
Mediterranean beach
in Corsica



20003 - Villa Marinelli in Ajaccio, Corsica

Holiday villa in Ajaccio, Corsica
Holiday villa
in Ajaccio, Corsica

Private pool in Corsica with sea views
Private pool in
Corsica with sea views

Summer terrace in Corsica with sea views
Summer terrace and pool
in Corsica with sea views

Mediterranean coast in Corsica
Mediterranean coast
in Corsica


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