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    Day 1

    90 mi2 mi

    A Dash of History With Breathtaking Views

    Today you'll have an opportunity to learn more about Corsica's past, from Neolithic sites to Medieval fortresses. You'll also sample local flavours and Corsican specialties. Don't forget to bring your camera as you'll visit many sites with spectacular views that will make your friends jealous.
    08:30

    Ajaccio

    Start your morning with a good breakfast and get ready to explore Corsica. Make sure you're dressed for the weather and have appropriate footwear. You'll be making a stop by a beach, so bring your bathing suit and a towel if you plan on getting in the water.
    15.6 mi40 min
    Plage d'Isolella
    09:1530 min

    Plage d'Isolella

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    Start your journey with a quick stop at the picturesque Isolella beach. This small stretch of sand is surrounded by interesting rock formations. It's a great spot for pictures and a quick dip (or just your toes) in the water. There is free parking on site.
    23.7 mi1 hr 10 min
    Prehistoric station Filitosa
    11:001 hr 30 min

    Prehistoric station Filitosa

    Museum
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    Discover Corsica's mysterious past at Filitosa. Documenting over 8,000 years of history, it's one of Europe's most important megalithic sites. Here you'll find several standing stones with humanoid features carved into them reminiscent of the Easter Island statues. There are also remnants of settlements dating back to the late Late Neolithic and early Bronze Age and a small museum.
    There is free parking on site and a small bar/restaurant where you can grab a quick snack. Visit official site for pricing and more information.
    The site is open from April 1 to October 30. To visit outside these months, contact the site directly.
    Museum opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 - 19:00 Weekends and holidays: 09:00 - 19:00
    23.9 mi50 min
    The Sheepfold of Acciola
    13:201 hr

    The Sheepfold of Acciola

    Restaurant
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    Stop at this family-run restaurant and grab some lunch. Sample local Corsican flavours as you enjoy the stunning views of the landscapes from the panoramic terrace.
    Opening hours: Tuesday: 09:00 - 15:00 Wednesday to Monday: 9:00 - 22:00
    26.7 mi50 min
    Hotel Spa Genovese
    15:105 minHotels

    Hotel Spa Genovese

    9.1
    Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring on foot. You can stay at any hotel you like - I recommend this one as it's centrally located and offers free parking on premises. The hotel also has a spa, swimming pool and a restaurant. Upon check in, you can stay by the pool or proceed to the next destination.
    0.1 mi5 min
    Escalier du Roy d'Aragon - Scala di u Rè d'Aragonu
    15:3045 min

    Escalier du Roy d'Aragon - Scala di u Rè d'Aragonu

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    Head to the King of Aragon's staircase for a little adventure with a dash of unusual. Take a walk down the 187 steps carved into a limestone rock. The staircase was created to access a well that has since dried out. Keep in mind that once you go down, you have to climb the stairs back up.
    Opening hours: Daily: 10:00 - 18:00
    Visit official site for pricing and more information.
    0.3 mi5 min
    Palazzu Pubblicu
    16:2015 min

    Palazzu Pubblicu

    Museum
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    Take a stroll through Bonifactio's little streets and immerse yourself in years of history. Make your way to the medieval-style Boniface Palace. The building is home to an archeological museum that is currently closed. Across you can see the Church of Ste Marie-Majeure, a 13th-century Catholic church in Romanesque style.
    0.1 mi5 min
    Bastion de l'Etendard - Bastioni di u Stendardu
    16:4045 min

    Bastion de l'Etendard - Bastioni di u Stendardu

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    The bastion (also known as the Standard Bastion) was once the city's main stronghold. It's located inside the gateway of the citadel. You can also visit the underground halls, learn more about the history of the defensive, and check out the Medieval architecture.
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 - 17:30 Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 - 17:30
    Visit official site for pricing and more information.
    0.3 mi5 min
    Citadelle de Bonifacio 🇫🇷
    17:301 hr

    Citadelle de Bonifacio 🇫🇷

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    Dominating above the city is a massive defensive fort. Construction started during the 12th century and was completed by the Republic of Genoa to protect the trade route to Genoa. The French added additional features during the 19th century. This is the perfect spot for a bit of history and magnificent views of Bonifacio.
    0.3 mi10 min
    DA ROCCA
    18:451 hr

    DA ROCCA

    Restaurant
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    Walk to the marina and grab dinner on the water's patio. Here you'll find local flavours and dishes. You can skip the dessert and walk for some ice cream after your meal (or have both!).
    Make reservations and book your table on the restaurant's official site
    Opening hours: Daily: 12:00 - 23:00
    0.2 mi5 min
    Glacier ROCCA SERRA
    20:0030 min

    Glacier ROCCA SERRA

    Restaurant
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    End your day on a sweet note. Everything here is made with local ingredients. Enjoy some dessert or ice cream before you head back to your hotel. With a large selection of flavours, there is something for everyone to enjoy, including fig ice cream!
    0.7 mi20 min
    Hotel Spa Genovese
    21:0011 hrsHotel visit

    Hotel Spa Genovese

    9.1
    Return to your hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Tomorrow is another great day filled with adventure.
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