Apartments and Villas in Corsica

This island gem is ideal as a year round holiday destination. A heady blend of Italian and French influences makes Corsica not only a favourite for foreign tourists, but also for French nationals. Today, the island is governed under partial home-rule from the capital Ajaccio, and offers a mix of Italian as well as French culture. The Corsican cultural identity is rich and layered, much like its history, offering many different outlets of expression from traditional music, food and architecture to the very languages that are spoken on the island. French is the primary language, but many are trilingual, speaking Italian and Corsu.  

Half the island lies within a national park, including the island’s highest peak, Monte Cinto, which stands at 2,706 metres. From peaks to beaches, the island also has a mixture of busy and remote stretches of its 1000km of coastline dipping into the Mediterranean. Don’t be fooled by Corsica’s island status – this destination is the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and has much to offer for both family holidays and couples. 

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Things to do in Corsica

For those wanting an active adventure holiday can go hiking, trekking or even mountain climbing in this challenging landscape! Proximity to the water opens up opportunities for sailing, rafting, swimming, fishing, canoeing and much more. There are also plenty of things to do in Corsica for those interested in culture and prefer taking their holidays at a more relaxed pace.  

Highlights include; 

  • Take a walk above Ajaccio which offers magnificent panoramic views of the city and the gulf. This is best done first thing in the morning or in the evening, the route takes between 2-4 hours, depending on the route you choose. 

  • If you are searching for some much needed R&R, then head over to one of the many spas on the island that specialize in Thalassotherapy, balneotherapy or even a simple spa session.  

  • For adrenaline junkies there is a wealth of activities to enjoy such as Tree climbing, paragliding, bungee jumping or kite surfing. 

  • With its crystal clear waters this is a paradise for divers. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, including a 53m long cargo ship that was torpedoed off Cervioni in the Second World War. 

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Corsican cuisine in your holiday home

Your stay in Corsica wouldn’t be complete without tasting some of the local delicacies. Corsican cuisine is full of sumptuous, bold and fresh Italian flavours, with some similarities to the cuisine of Provence. Delicious fruits growing on the island includes figs, tomatoes and strawberries, whilst artichokes, courgettes and aubergines also feature heavily in the Corsican diet. Meat-eaters will delight in an unparalleled charcuterie of chestnut-reared pork, lasagne and gnocchi with rich meat sauces and locally-bred roast lamb ragout. Perfect for sitting by your holiday home pool and enjoying all that this area has to offer.

Service – why NOVASOL?

NOVASOL offers a vast range of holiday homes in France. So, whether you’re interested in our gites in Normandy, villas on the Cote d'Azur, or Brittany Gites take a look at our website to find your ideal French villa, apartment, gite or even chateau! With over 50 years' experience making holidaymakers happy, NOVASOL is well-equipped to give you the self-catering experience you are looking for. With our extensive range of products along with excellent customer service from local offices in your holiday destination, you can rest assured your holiday is safe with us!