Camping in Corsica
Camping in Corsica offers you one of the best ways to see this beautiful island. Corsica is often referred to by the French as ‘Ile de Beauté’ or the island of beauty and it’s easy to see why.
This wonderful island is the perfect holiday destination for a variety of reasons. Located just off the south coast of France and to the west of Italy, Corsica basks in the warm Mediterranean sun for long periods of time during the summer months.
Along with its wonderful coastline, Corsica is also well renowned for its rocky and mountainous inland areas. Furthermore, a large proportion of the island is classed as national parks.
Things to do whilst camping in Corsica
Around two-thirds of the island in total are classed as national parks. This makes the island extremely popular with walkers and cyclists wanting to explore nature. Relaxing strolls, tough hill climbs and spectacular views will leave you short for words.
If you love a bit of history and culture then you’ll find lots to see on Corsica. Furthermore, along with the major towns and cities, you’ll also find a plethora of attractive harbour towns and small villages hidden around the surrounding mountains and coastline.
Corsica was the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte. However, that’s not where its historical importance ends. Beautiful Genoese structures and buildings, museums, fortifications and even prehistoric ruins await you on this interesting island.
There is so much to Corsica that you’ll find a week may simply not be enough!
Popular places to visit in Corsica
Corsica is probably best known for its beautiful beaches, coastline on mountainous areas. However, there are also lots of other popular attractions and places to visit whilst camping in Corsica.
Tour de Corse
The Tour de Corse is one of the stages of the World Rally Championship that is held on Corsica. The Tour de Corse is known as the “10,000 Turn Rally”. This is because of the tree-lined mountain tortuous roads. Thes roads are frequently bordered by solid rock on one side and a steep drop into the sea on the other. This makes it an exciting rally to be a spectator at!
The picturesque village of Farinole lies between the sea and the mountains between Saint-Florent and Negro, on the northern coast of Corsica.
The village boasts some truly wonderful views over the Gulf de Saint-Florent and Désert des Agriates. The village also offers a choice of not one but three beaches!
Porto Vecchio lies along the south eastern coast of Corsica and is often referred to as the Saint Tropez of the island.
From its stunning fortress and historic buildings to its marina and variety of elegant, fashionable bars, restaurants and shops Porto Vecchio really does offer something for everyone.
The Best campsites in Corsica
Go Camp France boasts a fantastic variety of campsites in Corsica to choose from. Whether you wish to stay in a tent, mobile home or hire a camping pitch, you can be sure we have something to meet your needs.
However, if you fancy a more peaceful and quiet campsite take a look at Camping Via Romana near to Prunelli-di-Fiumorbo.
So if you fancy going camping in Corsica see our campsites in Corsica page or click the button below to find out more.Corsica Campsites