A lovely French island located in the Mediterranean Sea just southeast of the French mainland, Corsica ranks high as a top destination for travel. Welcoming millions of tourists from France and throughout the world, Corsica appeals to lovers of luxury as well as nature lovers and those who enjoy culture and history as well. Island Trader Vacations invites you to come with us as we review what makes Corsica a top destination for travel.
A luxury resort destination
Like other areas of France and islands of the Mediterranean, finding luxury accommodations is far from difficult in Corsica. Home to numerous 5 star resorts and other accommodations known for their luxury amenities and quaint island charm, for lovers of luxury, Corsica is a must visit destination. One of the most luxurious of all the islands resorts is the Hotel Le Maquis. A five star seafront hotel with its own white sand beach, Le Maquis has all the finest amenities and luxury you expect from a five star hotel with the peace and solitude of your own beachfront villa. Offering only 18 rooms and 7 suites, Hotel Le Maquis is the place to be in terms of luxury in the Mediterranean.
History is everywhere
Corsica has a history which predates modern history. First known as Kalliste, the island of Corsica still houses ancient ruins and archeological sites which illustrate this history. These sites are unique from anywhere else in the world and include dozens of ruins, roads and museums filled with statues and artifacts which date back to Neolithic times all well preserved and most easy to access.
A popular and exciting wine region
Home to the only island wine growing region in France, the vineyards in Corsica date back over 2,000 years ago. The grapes and wines produced here are diverse, but always delicious. Visitors have ample opportunities for exploring this historic vineyards and tasting the fruits themselves on their own and paired with stunning local foods as well.
Hundreds of activities to choose from on land and at sea
From luxury yacht tours of the pristine waters of the Mediterranean to beaches perfect for relaxing, stunning natural areas protected and ideal for hiking and mountains and refuges filled with plants and animals perfect for exploring, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you prefer the peace and tranquility of solitary activities or the excitement of group tours and excursions, you will find them on Corsica any time of the year.
A year round destination ripe with activities, sites, attractions and much more, Corsica ranks high on virtually any travelers list in terms of top destinations for travel. If you love the Mediterranean and the appeal of the coast of France, make Corsica your destination for travel.