1 Plage de Saleccia
Soft white shell sand, turquoise water and barely a building in sight.
Corsica’s hallmark resort, framed by snow peaks and a spectacular blue gulf.
3 The GR20
Gruelling 170km footpath, which takes in spectacular mountain scenery – but is only for the fit.
The last fishing village on the island still inaccessible by road, set against a backdrop of red cliffs and dense maquis.
5 Les Calanches de Piana
A mass of terracotta-red porphyry, eroded into dogs’ heads, witches and devils.
6 Filitosa menhirs
Among the Western Mediterranean’s greatest archeological treasures, unique for their carved faces.
7 Boat trips from Bonifacio
Catch a navette from the harbour visited by Odysseus for imposing views of the famous chalk cliffs and haute ville.
A nationalist stronghold, with loads of eighteenth-century charm and a rugged mountain setting.