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Iles Sanguinaires, Corsica

Holiday rentals France : Archipel des Sanguinaires

A trip to the Sanguinaires archipelago is a special experience whilst renting French country cottages. For a sense of isolation, adventure and beauty in nature, be sure to add a trip to the islands to your list of fun things to do on your family holidays. The stunning archipelago consists of four totally uninhabited islands and provides a stimulating backdrop for all sorts of imaginative activities. Whether you are renting villas in Corsica for sun and sea, or just to try a different type of holiday in France, the Sanguinaires islands are a great destination.

Corsica villas for nature lovers

The islands are located in the Gulf of Ajaccio in a protected oceanic area. This nature reserve status affords the islands a wealth of amazing flora and fauna, so if you are renting holiday homes France and have an interest in wildlife, make sure you plan a trip here! This paradise for seabirds, dolphins and hundreds of plant species offers many exciting opportunities for discovery. On some islands, endemic plants are found that do not even occur in Corsica. Rent French country cottages and see what you will be able to find!

Breath-taking views on your adventure holidays

If you don’t rent holiday homes France for anything else, rent them for the staggering views. On the coastal road to the Sanguinaires, which leads from Ajaccio to the Pointe de La Parata peninsula, one has a good view of the archipelago. The end of the road leads up a steep path to the Genoese Tour de Parata, which also allows breath-taking views of the islands. Stay at our Corsican holiday lettings France with your children and watch their faces light up when they spot the lighthouse on the largest island – Mezzu Mare.

The choice is yours with direct holiday homes

The archipelago is on the island of Corsica strictly protected and may only be visited as part of guided tours. You can choose from a range of suppliers from your holiday lettings France and discover the Sanguinaires. Alternatively, go to the coast and in the evening hours, witness the breath-taking spectacle when the sun sets behind islands and the surrounding area immersed in a warm, red light. This blood-red colour may be the explanation for the name of the archipelago!