Corsica, also known as Korsica is an island that belongs to the French Republic located in the Blue Coast in the south of the italian island of Sardinia. It's annex to France occured in 1768 when it's lands where inhabited by important figures like Napoleon. It's population is close to 300,000 inhabitants and today is one of the best tourist destinations that exist for sport, nature and landscape lovers!
Corsica besides being French territory, administratively has a few particularities that have nothing to do with french territory. It's denomination of Territorial Collectiveness makes this gain economic strength. The island is divided in two areas, the high area of Corsica whose capital is Bastia and southern Corsica whose capital is Ajaccio.
The island is found only 200kms to the southeast of the Blue Coast, in the Mediterrenean Sea at the height of the Italian Tuscany. It is an incredibly beautiful island, who the greeks named Kalliste which means the pretty one. Almost one thousand kilometers of beaches, with 1/3 of golden sand beaches where you can enjoy aquatic sports, scubadiving, trekking and many more other outdoor sports.
Porto Vecchio and Calvi are two preferred destinations in what tourism is referred too. There are important cities like Bastia and Ajaccio that offer important tourist infrastructures with numerous hotels of every category, houses, villas, chalets, hostels, and apartments to stay in while on holiday in Corsica, in the heart of the Mediterrenean.
Corsica is the ideal spot for your holidays if you're looking for a great climate, marvelous landscapes, tranquility and a lively atmosphere, the choice is yours. You'll surely have fun with all of the different outdoor activities at the palm of your hand. You can play golf, scubadive, or go trekking.
Come and discover and enjoy this natural and priveledged environment of wild and virgin beaches, small coves, emerald waters, white sands and so much more!
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