When it comes to spending holidays in France, Corsica is always among the favorites of the French and even holidaymakers from elsewhere. Whether you go through a tour operator or organize your own vacation, you
When it comes to spending holidays in France, Corsica is always among the favorites of the French and even holidaymakers from elsewhere. Whether you go through a tour operator or organize your own vacation, you must be aware of the activities and places to visit once you are there. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn some of our best ideas to make the most of your family vacation in Corsica.
Hike in nature
Waterfalls, natural pools, and refreshing rivers await you on site. They invite you to beautiful walks on hiking trails that lead you from one beautiful place to another. As a nice hike, you can head to the Calanques de Piana, which are famous for their pink granite rocks. The Botanical Park of Saleccia and the turtle village of Cupulatta all offer you a family walks with breathtaking views. The Sanguinaires islands are also full of magnificent landscapes. Ideal for a hike with toddlers, the path takes less than an hour to walk there and back.
Visit the parks
Next stop? Parc A Cupelatta is an animal park located 30 minutes from Ajaccio. This place of protection and breeding is home to 170 species of turtles from all over the world. As for the Corsican flora, it can be discovered in the natural park of Olva. All the animals wander around in the open air. You even have the possibility of picnicking on the spot while discovering the life of the animals.
For adventure lovers, zip lines and aerial adventure parks are also legions in Corsica. Monkey bridges, swings, and any other adventure in the trees can spice up your vacation.
Take full advantage of the coast.
In Corsica, it is very easy to rent a boat with the family. This makes it possible to clear several of the must-see places on the island of beauty in one fell swoop. Spending unforgettable holidays is easy, especially if you love the beach and greenery. Rent a boat, and let’s go! The destination is Bonifacio, the most spectacular town on the island with its white cliffs. Here is the way to go: you leave your holiday apartment and set sail in Porto Vecchi. Once there, you can visit the sea caves and explore Favone Bay by canoe.
If you love diving in the turquoise sea, there is no shortage of magnificent places along the route. To go around Cap Corse, two days are enough. You will be able to enjoy the silver beach, located south of Ajaccio. If you want to entertain your little ones, take them to Pianottoli-Caldarello beach near Figari airport. As the sea is often very calm there, your children will be able to see the fish in peace. Rondinara beach and Sperone beach are also ideal for families. The choice is wide.
Learn and play water sports
As the sea water sparkles like a diamond under the sun, who wouldn’t be tempted by a water sport? You can take courses or practice sailing, kayaking, and diving on the large beaches right away. Even children over 7 years old can practice Canyoning, as experienced professionals will supervise them.
Want to take a little dip? The coastline on Saint Florent will pleasantly surprise you. Different from the private swimming pool in your holiday accommodation, the seabed of the Scandola Reserve allows you to see dolphins.
And for your last afternoon, why not enjoy a good ice cream? Sound off in the comments section below, and tell us what you want to read next and if you want to read more about family vacations.