Corte tourism and travel guide

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Visit Corte: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Corte is in the heart of central Corsica, and well placed for hiking and exploring the mountains

Corte is on the island of Corsica.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Corte. For detailed visitor information see the Corte travel guide.

Attractions in Corte

The Valley of the Restonica includes the lovely Restonica gorges as well as a hike to Lake Melo and Lake Capitello: Restonica Valley

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Corte in Corsica.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges de Spelunca at 29 km and Calenzana at 33 km.

Corte, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Restonica Valley

Restonica Valley

Scenery at 12 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Corse department

The Valley of the Restonica includes the lovely Restonica gorges as well...

See Restonica Valley guide
Gorges de Spelunca

Gorges de Spelunca

Scenery at 29 km (direction west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The Gorges de Spelunca in west Corsica is a lovely river valley...

See Gorges de Spelunca guide
Calenzana

Calenzana

at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Corse department

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

See Calenzana guide
Montemaggiore

Montemaggiore

at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Corse department

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

See Montemaggiore guide
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Sant'Antonino

Sant'Antonino

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Corse department

Sant'Antonino is a beautiful village of medieval streets in the Balagne region...

See Sant'Antonino guide
Porto

Porto

at 38 km (direction west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Porto is a small port town surrounded by the Calanques de Piana,...

See Porto guide
Pigna

Pigna

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Corse department

Pigna is a quaint traditional village of artists and musicians in the...

See Pigna guide
Corbara

Corbara

at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Corse department

Corbara is an extensive village with interesting churches and chapels in the...

See Corbara guide
L'Ile-Rousse

L'Ile-Rousse

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Corse department

L'Ile-Rousse is a busy town and beach resort in the Balagne region...

See L'Ile-Rousse guide
Algajola

Algajola

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Corse department

Algajola is a small historic town with a long sandy beach near...

See Algajola guide
Calanche de Piana

Calanche de Piana

Scenery at 43 km (direction west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The calanche de Piana, red cliffs plunging to the Mediterranean, is one...

See Calanche de Piana guide
Piana

Piana

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

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

See Piana guide
Calvi

Calvi

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Corse department

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

See Calvi guide
Saint-Florent

Saint-Florent

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Corse department

Overlooked by its 15th century citadel Saint-Florent is a very popular resort...

See Saint-Florent guide

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Map of places to visit near Corte

 
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Markets in and near Corte

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More information about Corte, Corsica

Tourist attractions near Corte, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Corse (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de San Michele (Castirla) (7km)
  • Chapel San Nicolao (Sermano) (10km)
  • Eglise de Santa Maria Assunta (Favalello) (10km)
  • Chapel de Santa Cristina (Valle-di-Campoloro) (29km)
  • Eglise de San Pancraziu (Castellare-di-Casinca) (33km)
  • Eglise de San Michele (Murato) (35km)
  • Eglise de la Trinité et de San Giovanni (Aregno) (37km)
  • Eglise de San Parteo Mariana (Lucciana) (38km)
  • Eglise de San Raineru (Montegrosso) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Santa Maria de l'Assomption (Lucciana) (39km)
  • Chapelle de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul (Lumio) (39km)
  • Eglise de Santa Maria Assunta (Saint-Florent) (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Lama (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Corte is on the island of Corsica.

(General information: Corte is 54 kilometres from Ajaccio and 51 kilometres from Bastia).

Geographical Information

Commune: Corte

Canton: Corte

Arrondissement: Corte

Department: Corsica

Region: Corsica

Postcode: 20250

Distance to Corte

from Ajaccio: 54 km

from Bastia: 51 km

from Calvi: 44 km

from Corte: 0 km

from Sartene: 77 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 Corte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Casanova, Riventosa, Santa-Lucia-Di-Mercurio and Tralonca.

This page in French: Visiter Corte

 
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