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The most beautiful villages of southern Corsica in the surroundings

Discovering the most beautiful villages in Corsica

The Corsican villages are distinguished by their geographical location, their charming town centre, their heritage and the pride of their inhabitants.
Some overlook the Mediterranean Sea, others are nestled in the heart of the mountain at an altitude of more than 1,000 m. Would you like to discover them during your stay at the Porto-Vecchio residence?
Suspended above the Mediterranean, nestled in the maquis or hung between land and mountains, the Corsican villages are unmissable curiosities of the Island of Beauty.
Discover the most beautiful villages of southern Corsica. You will feel a mixture of culture and authenticity through these small villages that have become so typical.

typical Corsican villages

Sari Solenzara

At the foot of the Aiguilles de Bavella, one of the island’s most famous mountain ranges, Sari-Solenzara is ideal for lovers of “green tourism”.
Its river with emerald waters, its string of waterfalls and its majestic forests welcome many hiking and walking routes.
The guarantee of relaxing and refreshing moments! The place also hosts one of the largest tree climbing courses in Europe.

Take the time to enter the Church of the Annunciation which contains 6 works classified as historical monuments (4 paintings, an organ and an organ case).

Sari Solenzara


The southernmost town in France, Bonifacio is one of the villages you absolutely must visit during your holidays in Corsica.
Renowned for its incomparable architecture with its gigantic Genoese citadel and its historic center dating from the 12th century, it also has magnificent beaches and limestone cliffs.
Don’t miss the Staircase of the King of Aragon – 189 steps carved into the rock to access the sea – and the imposing “Grain de Sable”!



Welcome to Corse-du-Sud, in Alta Rocca, in the regional natural park of Corsica, about 40 km from Porto-Vecchio. Zonza is a village of 2,800 inhabitants built at the foot of impressive mountains, the Aiguilles de Bavella, known for their strange form of wall.
Visit the Resistance Museum in Alta Rocca, watch a horse race in the highest racecourse in Europe and cool off on the terrace while admiring the facade of the Church of the Assumption.


Located less than 30 minutes by car from Sartène and Propriano, in Alta Rocca, Sainte-Lucie-de-Tallano is another essential stopover during your stay in Corse-du-Sud.
From the village, you can take beautiful walks in the mountains and in the forest on trails designed to combine hiking and discovering the heritage: heritage trail, Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Poggio chapel, trail from the old town to the convent…

This village of less than 500 inhabitants is also close to the GR20.
In Sainte-Lucie-de-Tallano, you can also discover the remains of an old oil mill and bathe in a thermal spring after your hike in the Caldane baths.

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