Just off the south of France Dropdown content, and closer to the coast of Italy, the small, mountainous island of Corsica Dropdown content lies in wait for the three million tourists that visit its shores each year. Few places in Europe have such varied landscapes, from sweeping white-sand beaches and deep gorges, to towering mountains and otherworldly coastal cliffs.
Corsica might just be your all-in-one European island break. Whether you've already visited, are planning to or have never even heard of Corsica, here are 23 pictures that'll give you some serious wanderlust.
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