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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 2024-2025

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10 Best Luxury Cruises to Corsica for 2024-2025

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Corsica & French Riviera$20808Sep 21, 2024Experience the luxurious French Riviera on this 8-day sailing adventure starting and ending in the enchanting city of Cannes. Discover the …
Corsican Cruise$47458Jun 14, 2024This eight-day Corsican voyage aboard the MV La Belle des Océans reveals Corsica's hidden riches, a real paradise on earth that appears to have …
Rome to Nice$22809Sep 12, 2025Set sail on a 9-day cruise with the Star Flyer from Civitavecchia, exploring Rome's landmarks before enjoying beach bliss in Portoferraio and East …
Corsica & French Riviera$18807May 30, 2025Experience this 7-day cruise starting and ending in the enchanting city of Cannes aboard the Royal Clipper. Discover the breathtaking ports of …
Grand Prix Finals$20308May 24, 2025Board Star Flyer for an 8-day cruise from Cannes to Rome. Enjoy Monaco Grand Prix Finals. Experience Cannes' glittering lifestyle, Monaco's princely …
Ligurian Sea$19308Jul 27, 2024Starting in Cannes, France, with stops in Lerici, Portoferraio, Palombiaggia, Bonifacio, Alghero and more, this dazzling 8-day voyage introduces you …
Grand Voyage: Rome to Nice$303015Sep 6, 2025Set sail on a 15-day cruise with the Star Flyer from Civitavecchia, exploring Rome's landmarks before enjoying beach bliss in Portoferraio and East …
Corsica & French Riviera$13205Jun 5, 2025Experience this 5-day cruise starting and ending in the enchanting city of Cannes aboard the Royal Clipper. Discover the breathtaking ports of Calvi, …
Enchanting Italian Coastlines$115908Aug 2, 2025Experience the thrill of spectacular adventures along the enchanting coastlines and captivating islands of Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Italy, France, …
Mediterranean Island Voyage: Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, and Elba – with Smithsonian Journeys$76908May 26, 2025Explore the heart of the Mediterranean on this 8-day Mediterranean Island Cruise with Smithsonian Journeys from Valletta to Nice aboard Le …

Best Corsica, France Small Ship Cruise Lines for 2024-2025

  • 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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