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Join us on a cruise to Corsica, an island in the center of the Mediterranean between France and Italy. While legally part of France, its proximity to Italy has lent it a wealth of Italian culture, which is evident once you step foot here. Luxury cruises exploring Corsica generally either come from Rome (Civitavecchia) or Monte Carlo, Monaco with many visiting Sicily & Sardinia. You'll have many options to explore Corsica on foot, bicycle, or even a 4x4 tour. The town of Calvi is our main stop where you can see the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, breathe in the crisp island air, & enjoy panoramic views of the quaint town from the Ville Basse & Quay Landry. A tour of local villages is its own adventure, taking you past old silver mines & through picturesque landscapes as you sample the cuisine and learn the culture.
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10 Best Cruises to Corsica for 2023-2024

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10 Best Luxury Cruises to Corsica for 2023-2024

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Iberian shores & Corsica$41709Apr 26, 2023Set sail aboard Le Lyrial for a new, exceptional 9-day cruise to discover the Western Mediterranean. From towns brimming with history to stunning …
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French & Italian Rivieras with Corsica$42758Apr 18, 2023Start your 8-day Emerald Azzura cruise of the Mediterranean in Rome's port of Civitavecchia before cruising north to Port Ercole, and on to the towns …
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Mediterranean: Naples to Monte Carlo$51658Oct 2, 2023Join the Sea Cloud on a wonderful Mediterranean adventure, exploring and enjoying some of the most charming landscapes while you make your way from …
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Rome to Cannes$18908May 27, 2023Embark on a Mediterranean voyage onboard a tall ship, stopping at ports known for their rich history, cosmopolitan atmosphere, and unmatched allure. …
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Early Summer Mediterranean Style$57558May 7, 2023Explore the spectacular Italian Riviera on this 8-day cruise aboard the glamorous Sea Cloud II. Starting in the charming city of Italy visit …
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Ligurian Sea$18908Jun 3, 2023On this 8-day trip, the Star Clipper takes you to idyllic destinations including Cannes, Bonifacio, Alghero, Monaco and more! Sail aboard a tall ship …
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Southern France and the Italian Riviera by Sea – with Smithsonian Journeys$63409Oct 8, 2023This 9-day Southern France and Italian Riviera cruise with Smithsonian Journeys sails from Barcelona to Civitavecchia on the Le Champlain. Explore …
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On a Course of Longing through Bella Italia$71159May 22, 2023Explore Mediterranean hot spots on this incredible 9-day Sea Cloud II adventure. Beginning in Civitavecchia, this cruise visits the islands of …
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From the French Riviera to the Turkish Riviera$528011Oct 24, 2023This 11-day cruise aboard Le Jacques-Cartier combines stunning scenery and cultural discoveries between the French Riviera and the Turkish Riviera. …
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From the French Riviera to Italian Shores$36007May 4, 2023Board Le Lyrial and embark on this delightful Mediterranean journey from the French Riviera to Italian Shores. Depart from sunny Nice, France, and …
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Best Corsica, France Small Ship Cruise Lines for 2023-2024

  • Ponant - ships have a variety of well-designed spaces to offer relaxation or shared enjoyment to enhance your journey. Enjoy a moment of tranquillity at the spa or around the pool, work out in the fitness room, enjoy a theatre show with your travel companions. On Le Jacques Cartier, take a Corsican cruise from Bonifacio's cliffs to the walls of Calvi, the Isle of Beauty, while savoring delectable Mediterranean cuisine, see gorgeous villages, and idyllic beaches.
  • Star Clippers Americas - is the only modern cruise line that reimagines the golden age of tall sailing ships. The Royal Clipper offers itineraries in the Mediterranean, including three ports of call on the French island of Corsica. 
  • Lindblad Expeditions - offer the authentic experience of sailing a true square-rigger among must-see and seldom-seen locales in the Mediterranean. Aboard Sea Cloud, take a voyage to Corsica's islands that share many historical elements through millennia of empires and civilizations.
  • CroisiEurope - a European river cruise operator lets you discover the kaleidoscope of blue in the sea waters and the fresh mountain air in the peaks of Corsica. Stopovers and tours bring you to the major, exciting sites one after the other: Bonifacio, Porto-Vecchio, Bastia, and l'Ile Rousse. Guests aboard MV La Belle des Océans enjoy a Corsican-themed evening and lectures on Corsican nature and history.
  • Emerald Waterways - has fleets with innovative features and contemporary interiors, offering guests a superyacht cruising experience. Emerald Azzurra visits Calvi and Bonifacio on the northern tip of Corsica before heading to Port Ercole and Rome's port of Civitavecchia. Expect pastel houses, seafood restaurants, and crystalline waters at your every turn.

Corsica Cruise Tips & Travel Guide

Highlights of Corsica
Corsica is a French island off the southwestern shores of the mainland in the sun-kissed Mediterranean. While cruising the idyllic blue waters of the French Mediterranean, your cruise might visit these top destinations in Corsica:
  • Bonifacio: Explore this completely protected harbor, where delicious seafood, exquisite wine, and a stunning ancient citadel perched on the cliffs overlooking the marina make for an exciting day.
  • The resort at Porticcio Beach, where you can stroll the golden sands of the lively Plage de la Viva; explorers will delight in the nearby Filitosa prehistoric site, where engraved stones of prehistory can be seen.
  • Ajaccio, where Napoleon was born. It's a perfect destination for hikers, bikers, climbers, and museum-goers.
  • The beautiful setting of the beaches of Calvi.
Your cruise continues on to other top Mediterranean highlights, like France, Italy, and Sicily.

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