Yacht Charter Holidays in Corsica: A Fact File
Corsica is north of Sardinia and west of Tuscany - perfectly placed for a private superyacht charter in one of Italy's most idyllic regions. The coast is pockmarked with caves for guests to discover on the water toys and the long hours of summer sunshine ensure that there is plenty of time to work on your tan. View the full Corsica Yacht Charter Guide here.
Things to Consider:
Corsica Yachting Seasons & Climate:
Corsica is cool during the winter months at 8°C/46°F and visitors are advised to take extra layers as well as a waterproof coat or umbrella to be prepared for the 70mm of winter rain that falls over a fortnight period. Summers tend to be hot and dry with temperatures averaging around 22°C/72°F and rainfall around 15mm during the summer as bursts over 22 days.
Clothing to Pack for Your Charter:
Wherever you go in Corsica, clothing tends to be smart-casual and conservative while ashore from your luxury yacht: Shoulders and knees should not be exposed at religious sites however shorts are acceptable at restaurants as long as they are smart.
Main Ports and Marinas:
Porto-Vecchio, Bonifacio, Bastia, Solenzara, Macinaggio, Saint-Florent, Île-Rousse, Porto Pollo, Calvi, Girolata, Cargèse, Ajaccio and Propriano
Famous Restaurants & Clubs:
Chez Tao, Le Patio, Aux Vents d’Anges, Le Glacier de la Place, Auberge de la Restonica, Café de la Plage, Le Piano chez Toinou
A Must See Attraction:
Strait of Bonifacio Marine Reserve, Scandola Nature Reserve, Gorges of Restonica & Tavignano
Best Beaches to visit on Your Yacht:
Santa Manza, Rondinara, Cupabia, Capo di Feno, Roccapina, Ostriconi, Girolata, Palombaggia, Plage du Lido, Cupabia
Local Yacht Events:
The Corsica Classic Sailing Regatta
Best Time to Go:
Spring-autumn has the best weather and the most hours of daylight, reaching a high of 12 in July.
Further Charter Information
Yacht Rentals Available:
Go here for the current list of yacht rentals in Corsica.
Full Corsica Yacht Charter Guide:
Go here for the essential Corsica yacht charter guide.
Here is a selection of broker itineraries for Corsica.
Read the latest superyacht news about Corsica.
Basic Holiday Info Summary
Currency: Euro (€/EUR)
Official languages: French
Main religions: Christianity
Area: 8,680 km² (3,350 sq mi)
Additional note: Be aware that smoking in public is prohibited and can incur expensive fines.