The Villages of Corsica
This scenic half-day Yachting Land Adventure winds through Calvi’s most picturesque villages and landscapes with free time to walk through some of the islands charming villages.
Explore beyond the port of Calvi with a drive through the Balagne region. Travel along a scenic road that takes you through Calenzana, a village overlooking some of the most fertile land on the island. This lively village centre is built around the Piazza Communa, a pleasant tree lined square dominated by the heavily Baroque church St. Blaise founded in 1691. Continue to the Romanesque "Chapelle de Santa Restituta," an important pilgrimage site in Corsica. The road then winds leisurely through more villages, like Zilia and Cassano, enjoying lovely views along the way. At Lunghignano, you will pause for a visit of a donkey-driven olive oil mill complete with a tasting. Next, in Montemaggiore, admire the view from the foot of the baroque church of Saint Augustin and explore its 17th century artistic treasures and impressive organ. Onward you will see Col de Salvi and Cateri - with its flowered balconies and stop for a snack, tasting the local bread, cheese, and sausage with a glass of wine or soft drink. Pass by San Antonio, with the church of Aregno and its multi-color walls plus unique sculptures; before stopping in Ile Rousse with free time for exploring before returning to the yacht in Calvi.
Notes: Traffic during the peak summer months can be heavy and cause delays getting to the villages. The tour sequence and sights may vary to avoid this traffic congestion. Please wear flat comfortable walking shoes to explore the villages. This Yachting Land Adventure must be booked 48 Hours (2 days) prior to arrival in the port to confirm its operation during your voyage. Please book on the Seadream.com website, or onboard, early to avoid disappointment. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departures times will be published onboard.
Port: Calvi, Corsica
Duration: 4 hours
Price: 169 USD