Discover Corsica through the seasons
Discover Corsica in all seasons, and not just in summer, because it is different every day.
This is a Corsica where colors come in all shades. From the almost ultramarine sea that drenches the red rocks of the coves in Piana to the transparent lagoons of the Solenzara beaches. The shades of greens of the leaves, ranging from silver in the olive trees to almost black in the pines, blend in the Alta Rocca and Niolo forest breezes. And next to the dark granite houses, finely wrought gold gleams in the shadows of the baroque churches.
Discover Corsica in all seasons, and not just in summer, because it is different every day. Come in springtime for the sparkling colors of rebirth. Visit in summer, for the dazzle of red granite and black rocks. Enjoy fall, for the palette of shades of copper and winter hues, for the white snow under pure blue skies.
In short, it is a pleasure to discover Corsica’s natural environment whatever the season. The island offers possibilities for visitors throughout the year, so you can let your imagination run wild.
The first festivals of the year take place in springtime. From the start of the Easter holidays, seaside resorts begin to come alive. This is a time of year where you can make the most of outdoor activities, especially the many sports that take place along the rivers of Corsica, from the mountain to the sea and right through the flowering maquis, always in places that are stunningly pure and beautiful.
Summer, the time of year which welcomes most visitors, is a season that provides everything that the island has to offer. You also have the assurance that the weather will be excellent and that you will be able to enjoy every day of your holiday to the full. At the same time, Corsica always benefits from a cooling sea breeze, so you won’t be bothered by a heat wave
The vast majority of shops and places to stay remain open throughout the autumn. It is an extremely pleasant season where the sea retains its summer warmth. This would be the ideal season for discovering Corsica with your loved one, with friends or in a group as the locals always have more time now to help you share the joys of their island.
Those who love the mountains in winter will be able to enjoy Corsica’s challenging ski touring itineraries that run along part of the famous GR 20 walking route, as well as the many small and friendly resorts where you can ski and take part in snowshoe walks. Down by the sea, walking routes remain open all year round along a great many coastal footpaths. Corsica’s main towns are lively throughout the year, a perfect winter getaway which can be punctuated by a few excursions inland to enjoy the local cuisine at some of the islands very fine restaurants.