Southern Corsica, and coastline around Bonifacio and Ajaccio

Photo of South Corsica

Visit South Corsica

The southern part of Corsica is centred around the town of Bonifacio, in its dramatic cliff top setting. Heading north we find the towns of Propriano and Ajaccio to the north-east ad porto-Vecchio to the north-west.

The southern part of the Corsica Natural Park also falls within southern Corsica.

Propriano is a town popular for its easy access to great beaches, stunning scenery and mountains

See Propriano guide


Porto Vecchio has an attractive marina and old town and easy access to stunning beaches

See Porto Vecchio guide


Sartene in Corsica is in a scenic position on a hilltop with an interesting old town and impressive views

See Sartene guide


Filitosa is an intresting colection of neolithic carvings and standing stones

See Filitosa guide


Palaghju has the largest number of prehistoric standing stones of anywhere in the Mediterranean

See Palaghju guide


Ajaccio, birthplace of Napoleon, also benefits from attractive beaches, Ajaccio cathedral and a citadel

See Ajaccio guide


Visit the the scenic peninsula of the Iles Sanguinaires, ideally by boat trip

See Iles Sanguinaires guide


The Col de Bavella is a mountain pass and series of rocky spires to the north-west of Porto-Vecchio

See Col de Bavella guide


The southern part of Corsica is also well known for having some of the most magnificent beaches on the island - indeed some of the best in the Mediterranean.

See also:

Map of South Corsica and places to visit

South Corsica places to visit