An Outdoor Family Adventure in Corsica

7 Days | Family-friendly Travel

Spend time with your family in Corsica's Stunning Landscapes

Liberty | From $2,299 pp

Corsica is a paradise for families who love the outdoors. The sea and the mountains call! This itinerary gives you the highlights of the west coast with plenty of time to swim and sail in azure Mediterranean waters when you’re not getting lost in the Isle of Beauty’s soaring peaks.

Day by Day


Day 1: Ajaccio

Arrival in Ajaccio

Ajaccio, the “imperial city”, was founded by the Genoese and has preserved a rich cultural heritage and enjoys a particularly mild climate. With its cobblestone alleys, impressive monuments, and its picturesque citadel, the city is a veritable treasure chest for history and culture lovers. Sumptuous townhouses, palaces, and churches adorn the birth town of Napoleon Bonaparte who is still omnipresent.

Do not miss a stroll through the city’s colorful markets.

Pick Up of your Rental Car at the Airport Ajaccio

A rental car (category N: Renaut Scenic or similar) will be available to you for 7 days, allowing you to move freely and comfortably around the island. On the day of departure drop off the vehicle at the airport.

Boats in Ajacchio, France

Day 2: Porto

The Scandola Nature Reserve and Snorkeling in the Gulf of Porto,

Explore the Scandola Nature Reserve, Calanches de Piana, the Gulf of Porto, and Girolata. The remote reserve is unspoiled by manmade development and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is home to diverse, endemic flora and fauna. Pay attention to the bids you see here, the eagle fisherman (spray) and falconer are endangered species.

You’ll get the opportunity to snorkel in this magnificent place. Your instructor and guide will give you a brief lesson and share fins, a mask, and a snorkel.

Sea and rocks in Porto

Day 3: Corte

Donkey-ride to Nino Lake 

Nino Lake is a beautiful oasis with Pozzini (water-filled holes) where wild animals graze. 

Departure from the Fontaine de Caroline, head onto the Donkey Trail up to the pass of Saint Pierre, and then to the Lake of Nino 

Duration: 8 hours


family donkeyride and hike in corsica

Day 4: Saint-Florent

Outdoor Adventure Course for Families

The adventure course is designed for kids, accompanied by a parent, or for first-timers. Test yourself and see Corsica’s beauty from above the ground. With the supervision of our guides, you’ll cross rope bridges, climb, and fly on ziplines up to 20 meters from the ground! test your balance on many workshops.

canopy climbing in course

Day 5: Col de Bavella - Zonza

Guided Half-day Hike to the “Trou de la Bombe”

Hike through one of the most fascinating mountain sceneries Corsica has to offer. You will go right into the heart of the Regional Natural Park via the impressive Col de Bavella mountain pass. Craggy peaks, mighty cliffs, and wind-bent pine trees await. 

Day 6: Bonifacio - Propriano

Half-day catamaran cruise in Bonifacio

This half-day of sailing takes you to the Lavezzi, Cavallo and Ratino Islands or the cliffs of Bonifacio. Stop for a swim in Corsica’s heavenly isolated beaches for all ages. Masks, snorkels, and paddleboards are included. Along the way, you can help set the sails, take in the seascapes, or watch the dolphins.

snorkling on catamaran trip in coriscan water

Day 7: Ajaccio

Return to Bastia Airport

Unfortunately, it’s already time to say goodbye. Return your rental car to the airport.


About This Trip:

    • Enjoy 24/7 English-spoken telephone assistance while traveling
    • This itinerary includes transport, activities, guides, accommodations with breakfasts, and other listed services
    • Price is in USD per person, assuming double occupancy. Note that prices and availability are subject to change.

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