Porto-Vecchio

Camping Porto-Vecchio

The city of Porto Vecchio

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The city of Porto Vecchio


first Corsican seaside resort, is situated in the East of the Beauty Island between the cities of Solenzara (to the North) and Bonifacio (to the South).

Porto Vecchio is at the seaside, anchored at the end of the Gulf of Porto Vecchio. It owns dream beaches like the beaches of Palombaggia or Santa Giulia. Porto Vecchio is the ideal place for your summer holidays in Corsica.
You will also be able to stroll in the small streets of the city of Porto Vecchio, enjoy a drink at the terrace of a bar in the Corsican sunshine or do some shopping in the numerous shops of the city centre. Porto Vecchio used to be a city of salt pans, and so, we suggest you to discover its historical citadel, its charming marina, as well as its film library and its cultural centre.

The region of Porto Vecchio lies from the seaside to the countryside with its majestic mountains like the rock massif of the Aiguilles de Bavella. Green nature, impressive mountains and sandy beaches with their turquoise water, this is the paradise that the region of Porto Vecchio in Southern Corsica offers you.
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The Sea

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The Sea


Between limestone and granite, the cliffs form a wide natural wall. In front of these cliffs, there are the archipelagoes of the Lavezzi and Cerbicales islands, that are famous for their extraordinary sea beds.

Bonifacio owns a lot of beaches with their crystal-clear water, as Rondinara, Balistra, the gulfes of Santa Manza, of the Canetto and the small Sperone. Real treasures of Corsica, these white sand beaches with their turquoise and shallow water, will welcome you to get a suntan, have a swim, or practice water sport in the lovely Corsican sunshine.

There are numerous shops and supermarkets in the city of Porto Vecchio. Its marina is very busy in high season : bars, ice-cream makes, and restaurants.
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The mountain

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The mountain



On the mountain side, you will also have a lot to experience. In the West of Porto Vecchio, there is the mountain massif of the Aiguilles de Bavella. This place is very well known for canyoning and climbing. The massif of Bavella is a link between the Eastern and Western parts of the beauty island. Its summit is about 1900 meters high.

The hikers who love the GR 20, will follow a way that lies at the bottom of the Aiguilles, and discover therefore wonderful rivers, cascades, and natural swimming pools. If you want to try canyoning, you will be happy to enjoy all this in complete security thanks to many qualified instructors of the area. A must-see is the Canyon of the Purcaraccia.

If you drive 30 minutes to the West, you will be able to discover the state-owned forest of l’Ospédale, which is 900 meters high. You will see its lake, Via ferrata and many hiking walks. Quad driving is also possible. Another must-see is the cascade of Piscia di Gallo.
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Carnet d'adresses

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Carnet d'adresses

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