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Take a road trip to Corsica in a van set up to discover the typical landscapes of the Island of Beauty!

Visit Corsica by motorhome or campervan! Take to the ground and admire the views and stunning coastal landscapes. In Corsica, lovers of hiking, swimming or museums can find unique and exciting sites. With its many secrets, visiting Corsica in a converted van is a guaranteed change of scenery.

It is very difficult to list all the emblematic places of Corsica… But we offer two roadtrip routes across the island. Here you will find a selection of walks and must-see sites. Start in northern Corsica with Bastia and Saint-Florent before following the east coast to Ajaccio. Continue your roadtrip to South Corsica with Porto-Vecchio and Bonificio before going up the West Coast! This roadtrip in Corsica promises to be an unforgettable adventure!

Our tips for a successful road trip:

Bastia

3-day getaway

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Bonifacio

One-week stay

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Day 1: Bastia and Saint-Florent

To start your road trip in Corsica,head to the city of Bastia, and its Old Port. In the area, you will be able to taste the local specialties, tasting good wines in a wine bar or going to one of the many restaurants in the city!
Admire one of the most beautiful squares in Europe: St. Nicholas Square, with its palm trees, plane trees and napoleon statue. If you're looking for festive places, Toga Harbour will be your favorite destination. And if you prefer cultural outings, head to La Citadelle, where you can discover the Bastia Museum. Take advantage of your visit to Corsica in a van to stop in the places you like the most. It is an opportunity to learn the secrets of this city but also of its architecture.

In the afternoon, head to the city of Saint-Florent, a must-see destination in northern Corsica. It is commonly referred to as "Saint-Tropez Corsica". You'll find an unstoppable view of the Gulf of St. Florent and the sea. Hiking enthusiasts know this city well: it is crossed by the customs trail and taken along the coast of Agriates. If you prefer the more festive side, the city hosts the Porto Latino Festival every summer.
On site you will find several monuments: the citadel, the Mortella tower or the Tower of Fornali are all symbols that make the unique character of this charming city. Continue your adventure north of Saint-Florent so you don't miss out on Patrimonio, a town that has some nice surprises in store for you. Every year, it hosts the Nights of the Guitar, where great figures of rock music come to perform.

In the evening, go in search of your spot to spend the night and prepare your first meal. Don't forget the Park4Night app or the Blacksheepapp.
For your first shower, do not hesitate to read our article on hygiene in van,it can guide you if you are a little lost on the different options.

Day 2: Calvi and Ajaccio

For this second day of road trip in Corsica, towards the city of Calvi. Located in the heart of a beautiful gulf that bears his name, Calvi is a city to discover! To escape and enjoy the beauty of nature, we advise you to visit the tip of Revellata. You can contemplate a lighthouse and, above all, walk many landscaped trails.

If you enjoy history, your must-see is the ghost village of Occi. Abandoned place, it fascinates visitors! Then stroll through the city, the citadel and the docks. Finish at Notre Dame de la Serra to enjoy an exceptional view of Calvi.

A desire to change the air and stroll through the streets or have a drink on the terrace? The city of Ajaccio opens its doors to you for a stop in your roadtrip in a van to discover Corsica. With its Diamond Square made up of many cafes or its shopping street Fesch, it is a stage that no one would want to deprive themselves of.
Continue your journey from Corsica in a converted van, with several unique natural locations:
- the Richiusa Gorge,
- the lakes of Bracca and Tolla,
- the Parata website
- or the Gulf of Lava.
If you want to soak up the local culture, get back behind the wheel to the Napoleon Bonaparte Museum and the Ajaccio market, which are still interesting alternatives.

In the evening, when you are comfortably settled and you will look at the sublime photos you have taken in the last two days... Don't hesitate to tag us on social networks(Facebook or Instagram)! The Blacksheep team will be delighted to follow your adventures aboard their campervan! (And it's also an opportunity to send some photos to your friends and family).

Day 3: Bonifacio and Cervione

For the last day of your adventure, complete your road trip to South Corsica. Explore Bonifacio. A small paradise and renowned for its limestone cliffs, stop at pertusato Lighthouse. This point of view will give you a Bonifacio in a different light. Then take a tour of Rondinara Bay, often ranked among the most beautiful beaches in Europe.

Head back to Cervione before heading back to Bastia. A hazelnut village, you can walk around Monte Castellu, which rises to more than 1100 metres. As you rise to the occasion, enjoy a panorama that mixes sea and mountain.
Culturally, Cervione is home to the Franciscan convent of St. Francis. You can also see the ethnographic museum, bringing together various objects from Corsican civilizations, collected over the centuries. The discovery of the secrets of the Orezza Waters is also a memorable point for visitors. Where does this exceptional water, known for its unique taste, come from?
If you want a swim before completing this road trip in Corsica,go back to your van and go to Moriani Beach, a small seaside resort that offers many possibilities for individuals who love water sports and thrills.

It is hoped that this road trip to Corsica will make you want to discover the Island of Beauty! Need more information? Don't hesitate to call our agency on 0)9 51 38 88 15 or to contact us by email: contact@blacksheep-van.com. See you on the road very soon! Are you interested in another destination? France is full of beautiful landscapes that you have surely not yet discovered! Check out our road-trip ideas!

Bastia

Day 1: Bastia and Saint-Florent

To start your van roadtrip in Corsica,head to the city of Bastia, and its Old Port. In the area, you will be able to taste the local specialties, tasting good wines in a wine bar or going to one of the many restaurants in the city!
Admire one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, St. Nicholas Square, with its palm trees, plane trees and napoleon statue. If you're looking for festive places, Toga Harbour will be your favorite destination. And if you prefer cultural outings, head to La Citadelle, where you can discover the Bastia Museum. Take advantage of your converted vehicle to stop in the places you like the most. It is an opportunity to learn the secrets of this city and also of its architecture.

Saint-Florent

Then continue your tour of Corsica in a van with Saint-Florent: a must-see in northern Corsica. It is often referred to as "Saint-Tropez Corsica." On the coast, you will find an unstoppable view of the Gulf of St. Florent and the sea. Hiking enthusiasts know this city very well, it is crossed by the customs trail and taken along the coast of Agriates. For their part, people who want to party also appreciate this place, hosting every summer the Porto Latino Festival.
On site you will find several monuments: the citadel, the Mortella tower or the Tower of Fornali are all symbols that make the unique character of this charming city. Continue your adventure north of Saint-Florent so you don't miss out on Patrimonio, a town that has some nice surprises in store for you. Every year, it hosts the Nights of the Guitar, where great figures of rock music come to perform.

To find your spot for the night and prepare your first meal... Don't forget the Park4Night app or the Blacksheepapp.
For your first shower, do not hesitate to read our article on hygiene in van,it can guide you if you are a little lost on the different options.

Red Island

Day 2: Ile-Rousse and Calvi

To continue your road trip in Corsica,you can go opposite the island of Pietra. The commune of Ile-Rousse contains an exciting historical heritage. The Covered Market is a listed monument that has recently been restored, in order to display its original colours. There is also the Tower of Scalo, erected in the 17th century and named the Fabiani Tower at the time. Some traces of Balagne's agricultural past also persist, as one can admire the remains of a windmill built in 1803.
Continue to visit Corsica by campervan or campervan and go swimming in the sun. The local coastline offers beautiful beaches: the Davia Navy or Lozari, one of the largest in the area.

Calvi - citadel

Then, located in the heart of a beautiful gulf that bears his name, Calvi is a city to know in Corsica! In order to escape completely and appreciate the beauty of nature, the tip of Revelatta is highly recommended. You can look at a lighthouse, and above all, walk many small paths.
History buffs can meet at the ghost village of Occi, an abandoned place that is simply fascinating to visitors. After discovering the heart of the city, its citadel, its cobbled streets and festive quays, don't forget to travel to Notre Dame de la Serra, to enjoy an exceptional view overlooking Calvi.

Gulf of Porto

Day 3: West Coast with unique natural sites: Tiuccia, Sagone, Piana, Gulf of Porto

For this new day of van roadtrip in Corsica,follow the northwest coast and discover beautiful landscapes:
- Gulf of Porto: a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can explore the coves of Piana, cliffs 200 to 300m high with pink and red rocks. You can admire them from the road, by boat or by hike. Another point of view is the village of Porto Ota. Take a stroll along the marina and walk to the top of the Genoese tower. You will come across stunning views of the Gulf and the surrounding mountains.
- Village of Piana: discover the charm of the village and its old houses. They are built by red stones reminiscent of the coves and the geographical location makes the place even more unique.
- Capo Rosso: a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hike to the 331m high peak where the Turghiu Tower is located. From the top of the tower, you will face an exceptional view of the Gulf of Porto, the Reserve of Scandola or Girolata.
- Cargèse, perched at an altitude of 100m. Head to the Punta di Cargèse, a tip in the city that ends in the sea. You can visit the Omigna Tower through a hike and end up in the village. Walk the small alleys and churches for your little getaway.
- Sagone: known for its large sandy beaches, with breathtaking scenery. Discover the ancient Romanesque cathedral of Saint-Appien: damaged by the Barbarians, there are only remains of it today.
- Tiuccia and its two coves: easily accessible from the village. It's a perfect place to end the day and be quiet!

Ajaccio

Day 4: Ajaccio and Valinco

Continue on this roadtrip in South Corsica. A desire to change the air to stroll through the streets or have a drink on the terrace? The city of Ajaccio opens its doors to you! With its Diamond Square made up of many cafes or its shopping street Fesch, it is a stage that no one would want to deprive themselves of.
In this area, you will find several unique natural places: the Richiusa Gorge, the lakes of Bracca and Tolla, the site of the Parata or the Gulf of Lava. If you want to soak up the local culture, get back behind the wheel to the Napoleon Bonaparte Museum and the Ajaccio market, which are still interesting alternatives.
Finally, don't go through the west coast without planning an excursion to the bloodthirsty islands. This Natura 2000 site has four islets on which rare bird species can be found: the leukopheus gull or the puffin.
To end the day, drive to the Grand Valinco region. This place is home to seaside resorts and iconic places between land and sea, mountain and coastline. If the tourist fervor of Propriano does not satisfy your desire to reconnect with a more peaceful atmosphere, go to Sartène. It is a village characterized by its strong identity and breathtaking panoramas.

In the evening, when you are comfortably settled and you will look at the sublime photos you have taken in the last two days... Don't hesitate to tag us on social networks(Facebook or Instagram)! The Blacksheep team will be delighted to follow your adventures aboard their campervan! (And it's also an opportunity to squiring with your friends and family).

Bonifacio

Day 5: Bonifacio and Porto-Vecchio

Continue your tour of Corsica in a converted van. Bonifacio is a small paradise known for its limestone cliffs. By going with your van to the perceant of Pertusato, you can discover this city from another point of view. Whether you prefer the transparent water of little Sperone or the tranquility of the Tonnara, it's up to you to choose the setting that suits you. Rondinara Bay is also a popular spot, often ranked among the most beautiful beaches in Europe.

Porto-Vecchio

Go back to your campervan and head to Porto-Vecchio, a flagship destination of your roadtrip in South Corsica. The salt city can still reveal its salt marshes, a landscape quite rare in this region. The late-nighters appreciate the fact that on-site shops and establishments close very late.
If you want to swim, you should know that bathers often take to the more picturesque beaches of Palombaggia, Santa Giulia or San Benedettu. To enjoy a good time with many on a family road trip, explore the Cavu River and the various coves that allow you to simply enjoy splendid panoramas (Cala Rossa, Saint-Cyprien).

costa serena

Day 6: Costa serena

Continue to visit Corsica by motorhome or van heading south of the east coast of Corsica. Costa Serena is a territory renowned for its natural and cultural richness. From the visit of Ania di Fiumorbu, the cave of the last "bandit of honour" to the Casabianda reserve comprising 100 species of birds and turtles, a wide variety of experiences are at hand.
The gourmets gladly make a stop at the ponds of Diana, Urbinu and Palo. These preserved natural sites have been chosen by many oyster farmers, who raise mussels and oysters on site that you can taste fresh!
To learn more about local history, we strongly encourage you to take the road to Aleria, to discover the ancient city, with the Fort de Matra Museum which traces the history of Corsica when it was directed by Genoa.

Monte Castellu-Cervione

Day 7: Cervione and Corte

Essential stop in the route of your road trip in Corsica: Cervione, the village of hazelnut! There is The Monte Castellu, which rises to more than 1,100 meters. Taking a little height, visitors savour the delights of an incomparable site, between sea and mountain.
Culturally, Cervione is home to the Franciscan convent of St. Francis. You can also see the ethnographic museum, which brings together various objects from Corsican civilizations. The discovery of the secrets of the Orezza Waters is also a memorable point for visitors. Where does this exceptional water, known for its unique taste, come from?
If you fancy a swim, go back to your converted van and head to Moriani Beach, a small seaside resort that offers many opportunities for individuals who love water sports and thrills.

Corte

To finish your road trip in Corsica,we offer you to immerse yourself in the heart of Corsica to discover Corte and its surroundings. This city was the capital of the region, and it has retained a certain dynamism, thanks in particular to its rhythmic student life throughout the year. If the sea is not present here, there is no shortage of natural sites. Among them is the Niolu, which is a regional natural park in Corsica. Nearby, the great walkers gladly take the inevitable GR20. Culminating at Monte San Petrone at 1,767 meters, the Castagniccia is once again an excellent alternative to a change of scenery... or enjoy the local gastronomy, as this is the land of the chestnut.

It is hoped that this road trip to Corsica will make you want to discover the Island of Beauty! Need more information? Don't hesitate to call our agency on 0)9 51 38 88 15 or to contact us by email: contact@blacksheep-van.com. See you on the road very soon! Are you interested in another destination? France is full of beautiful landscapes that you have surely not yet discovered! Check out our road-trip ideas!