Corsica, the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean, is one of France's best kept secrets. With famously beautiful beaches, a superb summer climate, stunning mountain scenery and traditional hilltop villages, the 'Island of Beauty' is arguably a favoured destination for utter relaxation and delightful walking holidays.
There are crystal clear waters lapping at golden sands and mighty peaks such as Monte Cinto, which is twice the size of Ben Nevis, proving a challenge to even the most serious of hiking enthusiasts. The long and colourful history of the island is distilled in the culture of the current population: French, Tuscan and Genoese influences combining to create a distinctly Corsican identity.
We have a selection of luxury villas in Corsica, hand-picked by our travel specialists, surrounded by beautiful countryside and offering 5 star hotel levels of service.
Hot, dry summers, typical to this part of the Mediterranean, make this island a wonderful venue for those wishing to relax at a villa with their own private pool. Corsica is an outdoor lover's playground, with hiking, diving, fantastic wildlife and the beautiful beaches of Palombaggia, Roccapina and Rondinara. proving notable highlights.
The exclusive island has an extraordinary history and fascinating culture. The birthplace of Napoleon, Corsica is an island of culture. Visitors can visit the Bonaparte family's ancestral home, attend traditional festivals and discover fascinating monuments, citadels, watchtowers and museums that are scattered all over the island.
The blend of French and Italian cuisine make villa holidays in Corsica memorable. Food and drink is taken very seriously with leisurely meals, accompanied by Corsican wine, a feature in many of the excellent restaurants and cafés on the island. French is Corsica's official language, however you will probably hear Italian and Corsu (the native Corsican language) spoken in some of the island's rural areas.