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Photo of Mela in Corsica

Photo is of Sartene at 13 km from Mela

Visit Mela: highlights and tourist information

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Mela is on the island of Corsica.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sartene at 13 km and Propriano at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mela, 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 Mela in Corsica.

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



at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Probably the most authentic and traditional of the towns in Corsica,...

See Sartene guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Propriano is a beach resort and harbour town in south-west Corsica...

See Propriano guide
Col de Bavella

Col de Bavella

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

The Col-de-Bavella is a scenic highlight in the mountains of...

See Col de Bavella guide


Cave at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

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

See Filitosa guide
Porto Vecchio

Porto Vecchio

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

Beaches are the main attraction in Porto-Vecchio, which is an...

See Porto Vecchio guide
Porto-Vecchio beaches

Porto-Vecchio beaches

Scenery at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The beaches of Palombaggia, Tamaricciu and Santa-Giulia near Porto-Vecchio are among the...

See Porto-Vecchio beaches guide


Scenery at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Roccapina in Corsica is the site of a lovely beach and a...

See Roccapina guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

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

See Porticcio guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The oldest town in Corsica, Bonifacio is in an exceptional clifftop position...

See Bonifacio guide
Sperone beaches

Sperone beaches

Scenery at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The beaches of Petit Sperone and Grand Sperone near...

See Sperone beaches guide


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

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

See Ajaccio guide


Island at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

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

See Iles-Sanguinaires guide


Seaside resort at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

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

See Capo-di-Feno guide

Map of places to visit near Mela


Markets in and near Mela

Sorry but we have not got any markets listed as being very close to Mela

More information about Mela, Corsica

Tourist attractions near Mela, France

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

Grand sites of France

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise San Giovanni Battista (Carbini) (5km)
  • Chapel de Sainte Marie Assunta (Quenza) (9km)
  • Chapelle de Santa Reparata (Bonifacio) (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Mela is on the island of Corsica.

(General information: Mela is 39 kilometres from Ajaccio and 115 kilometres from Bastia).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mela

Canton: Tallano-Scopamène

Arrondissement: Sartène

Department: Corsica

Region: Corsica

Postcode: 20112

Distance to Mela

from Ajaccio: 39 km

from Bastia: 115 km

from Calvi: 101 km

from Corte: 68 km

from Sartene: 13 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 Mela from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Altagene, Carbini, Cargiaca, Levie, Loreto-Di-Tallano, Olmiccia, Sainte-Lucie-de-Tallano, San-Gavino-Di-Carbini and Zoza.

This page in French: Visiter Mela

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