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Colourful Calvi

Calvi is an attractive tourist town that is worth basing yourself in for its proximity to many pretty beaches.

A medieval citadel overlooks the marina from the bay’s western end, and is home to the Baroque St-Jean-Baptiste Cathedral and cobbled streets. 12 more words


Calvi and surrounds

The next town on our hit list, whirl wind tour of Corsica was Calvi.

It’s known for its beaches and crescent-shaped bay. A medieval citadel overlooks the marina – but more of that later. 57 more words


1179-1183: Completing Calvi

1179 – Corniche Road to Porto

Wednesday 29th May 2019

Another day driving roads that were indicated as difficult with the MH.  Actually, except for a narrow bit at the end, we would have been fine in Jez … but very limited parking and unwelcoming No Motorhome signs at our destination Porto.   960 more words

Spring 2019

1174-1178: Ruins and Routes

1174 – Deserted Occi and Algajola

Friday 24th May 2019

So with no news of the MH, we are making the most of the hire car and heading up to the hills and along the coast for the next few days.   1,310 more words

Spring 2019

Why you should make Corsica your next Holiday Destination: It’s Unspoilt Beaches

Many people may be tempted to visit Sardinia for it glitzy, star-studded Costa Smerelda or Sicily for its historical and cultural heritage. Others may be attracted by the family friendly resorts and nightlife of package deals in the Balearic and Greek Islands, but fewer people consider Corsica. 441 more words


1168-1173: Corsica Initial Impressions and FIAT

1168 – Bastia

Saturday 18th May 2019

Having showered on board, it was a relief to get off the boat, and an hour early at 7.00 a.m..   1,204 more words

Spring 2019

Life as an Au-Pair

From 27th June 2018 until 28th August 2018 I au-paired with an Italian family, spending 5 weeks living in Milan, Italy and then 3 weeks in Corsica. 1,468 more words