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Porto Vecchio tourism and travel guide

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Visit Porto Vecchio: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Beaches are the main attraction in Porto-Vecchio, which is an attractive town and marina and is also close to splendid mountain scenery

Porto Vecchio is on the island of Corsica.

Important note

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

Attractions in Porto Vecchio

The beaches of Palombaggia, Tamaricciu and Santa-Giulia near Porto-Vecchio are among the most beautiful in Corsica: Porto-Vecchio beaches

Popular places to visit nearby include Bonifacio at 24 km and Sperone beaches at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Porto Vecchio, 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 Porto Vecchio in Corsica.

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

Porto-Vecchio beaches

Porto-Vecchio beaches

Scenery at 5 km (direction south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

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

See Porto-Vecchio beaches guide


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

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

See Bonifacio guide
Sperone beaches

Sperone beaches

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

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

See Sperone beaches guide


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

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

See Sartene guide
Col de Bavella

Col de Bavella

Scenery at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

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

See Col de Bavella guide


Scenery at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

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

See Roccapina guide


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

Propriano is a beach resort and harbour town in...

See Propriano guide


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

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

See Filitosa guide


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

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

See Porticcio guide


at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

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

See Ajaccio guide

Map of places to visit near Porto Vecchio


Markets in and near Porto Vecchio

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

More information about Porto Vecchio, Corsica

Tourist attractions near Porto Vecchio, France

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

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise San Giovanni Battista (Carbini) (15km)
  • Chapel de Sainte Marie Assunta (Quenza) (23km)
  • Chapelle de Santa Reparata (Bonifacio) (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Golfe de Propriano (37km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Porto Vecchio is on the island of Corsica.

(General information: Porto Vecchio is 58 kilometres from Ajaccio and 124 kilometres from Bastia).

Geographical Information

Commune: Porto Vecchio

Canton: Porto-Vecchio

Arrondissement: Sartène

Department: Corsica

Region: Corsica

Postcode: 20137

Distance to Porto Vecchio

from Ajaccio: 58 km

from Bastia: 124 km

from Calvi: 117 km

from Corte: 80 km

from Sartene: 25 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 Porto Vecchio from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Porto Vecchio

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