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Cargese tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Piana at 12 km from Cargese

Visit Cargese: highlights and tourist information

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Cargese is on the island of Corsica.

Popular places to visit nearby include Piana at 12 km and Calanche de Piana at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cargese, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cargese in Corsica.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-north-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Piana is a small and very picturesque village, well placed to...

See Piana guide
Calanche de Piana

Calanche de Piana

Scenery at 12 km (direction north-north-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The calanche de Piana, red cliffs plunging to the...

See Calanche de Piana guide


at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Porto is a small port town surrounded by the Calanques...

See Porto guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Capo-di-Feno, west of Ajaccio is home to two of the...

See Capo-di-Feno guide
Gorges de Spelunca

Gorges de Spelunca

Scenery at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The Gorges de Spelunca in west Corsica is a...

See Gorges de Spelunca guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

One of the largest towns in Corsica, Ajaccio has...

See Ajaccio guide


Island at 28 km (direction south), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The Iles-Sanguinaires and the Parata peninsula are a Grand...

See Iles-Sanguinaires guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Porticcio is a beach resort in Corsica to the south...

See Porticcio guide
Restonica Valley

Restonica Valley

Scenery at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Corse department

The Valley of the Restonica includes the lovely Restonica...

See Restonica Valley guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Corse department

Calenzana is a traditional Corsican town with interesting monuments in the Balagne...

See Calenzana guide


Cave at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Filitosa is a rare site of prehistoric engraved megaliths, between Ajaccio and...

See Filitosa guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Corse department

Corte is in the heart of central Corsica, and well...

See Corte guide


Seaside resort at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Corse department

A very popular town with visitors, the resort of Calvi with...

See Calvi guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Corse department

Montemaggiore is a very small village in the Balagne region of Corsica,...

See Montemaggiore guide

Map of places to visit near Cargese


Markets in and near Cargese

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Hotels near Cargese

More information about Cargese, Corsica

Tourist attractions near Cargese, France

What to do at Cargese? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cargese.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Corse (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapel de Sainte Marie Assunta (Quenza) (61km)

Sites of natural beauty


Geography and distances

Cargese is on the island of Corsica.

(General information: Cargese is 26 kilometres from Ajaccio and 94 kilometres from Bastia).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cargese

Canton: Deux-Sevi

Arrondissement: Ajaccio

Department: Corsica

Region: Corsica

Postcode: 20130

Distance to Cargese

from Ajaccio: 26 km

from Bastia: 94 km

from Calvi: 50 km

from Corte: 49 km

from Sartene: 65 km

Getting here

Most visitors to Corsica take a ferry from the French mainland into Ajaccio, Calvi or Bastia or take a flight into a local airport such as Ajaccio. For driving distances to Cargese from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Cargese

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