L'Ile-Rousse tourism and travel guide

Photo of L'Ile-Rousse in Corsica

Visit L'Ile-Rousse: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: L'Ile-Rousse is a busy town and beach resort in the Balagne region of north-west Corsica

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near L'Ile-Rousse. For detailed visitor information see the L'Ile-Rousse travel guide.

L'Ile-Rousse is on the island of Corsica. (General information: L'Ile-Rousse is 81 kilometres from Ajaccio and 43 kilometres from Bastia).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pigna at 5 km and Sant'Antonino at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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L'Ile-Rousse, 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 L'Ile-Rousse in Corsica.

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

 
 

Map of places to visit near L'Ile-Rousse

Markets in and near L'Ile-Rousse

Sorry but we have not got any markets listed as being very close to L'Ile-Rousse

More information about L'Ile-Rousse, Corsica

Tourist attractions near L'Ile-Rousse, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting L'Ile-Rousse.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de la Trinité et de San Giovanni (Aregno) (7km)
  • Chapelle de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul (Lumio) (11km)
  • Eglise de Santa Maria Assunta (Saint-Florent) (31km)
  • Eglise de San Michele (Murato) (33km)
  • Eglise de San Michele (Castirla) (34km)
  • Eglise de Santa Maria Assunta (Canari) (40km)
  • Chapel Saint Quilico (Olcani) (40km)
  • Chapel San Nicolao (Sermano) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-des-Neiges d'Erbalunga (Bastia) (45km)
  • Eglise de San Raineru (Montegrosso) (46km)
  • Eglise de San Parteo Mariana (Lucciana) (46km)
  • Eglise de Santa Maria Assunta (Favalello) (47km)
  • Eglise de San Pancraziu (Castellare-di-Casinca) (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Agriates Desert (10km)
  • Cirque de la Solitude (29km)
  • Riciniccia (34km)
  • Lac de Nino (42km)
  • Golfe de Porto (43km)
  • Cap Corse (45km)
  • Gorges de la Restonica (45km)
  • Calanques de Piana (50km)
  • Capu Rossu (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Lama (20km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: L'Ile-Rousse

Canton: L'Ile-Rousse

Arrondissement: Calvi

Department: Corsica

Region: Corsica

Postcode: 20220

Distance to L'Ile-Rousse

from Ajaccio: 81 km

from Bastia: 43 km

from Calvi: 17 km

from Corte: 41 km

from Sartene: 113 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 L'Ile-Rousse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Algajola, Corbara, Monticello, Pigna, Sant'Antonino and Santa-Reparata-Di-Balagna.

This page in French: Visiter L'Ile-Rousse