Bonifacio, Corse du Sud
Bonifacio is located in the far south of the Island of Beauty. With its many historic monuments, this town is a real open-air museum. Surrounded by over 20 sandy beaches and exceptional scenery, both on land and under the sea, Bonifacio welcomes you all year round. For keen golfers, Sperone Golf Course is one of the world’s most beautiful courses.
Corsica is the last island in the Mediterranean to have an almost fully intact natural environment.
You will be dazzled by the beauty of the harbour, citadel and cliffs of Bonifacio, and the famous Lavezzi Islands, as well as the little mountain villages that you will see along the way if you decide to take a trip to the Aiguilles de Bavella National Park.
Bonifacio enjoys an ideal location. You can also visit the following towns:
· Porto-Vecchio : 30 minutes (28 km)
· Ajaccio : 2 hours (130 km)
· Bastia : 2 h 45 (170 km)
· You will only be 20 minutes from Figari Airport.
You can also enjoy the uptown area and extremely welcoming harbour. Take a rest on a restaurant terrace, while you admire the sailboats and yachts in the docks. Bonifacio is also known as the Saint Tropez of Corsica.
This island has everything you need to find real happiness. Come and discover Corse du Sud!
Activities in Bonifacio, Corse du Sud
In Corse du Sud, when it comes to activities, there’s something for everyone!
Golf fans will be keen to visit the famous Sperone golf course (listed among the world’s greatest golf courses). It’s located just 3 km from Bonifacio. Complete an 18-hole course, opposite the Lavezzi Islands archipelago and Sardinia, surrounded by 135 hectares of scrubland, cliffs and sandy beaches. It’s simply unforgettable.
As for other activities, you can enjoy a hike (along the GR20), or a mountain bike, quad bike or horse ride. Walk down the King of Aragon staircase and enjoy exceptional views of the limestone cliffs of Bonifacio, or pay a visit to the marine cemetery.
If you prefer water sports, there are lots of activities for children and adults, suitable for amateurs and experienced sportspeople alike. Sea diving, sailing, windsurfing and jet skiing are a great way to discover this aquatic world and the fascinating sea bed.
For relaxation, there are many sandy beaches to enjoy:
• The splendid Rondinara Bay (rated most beautiful beach in France and 3rd most beautiful beach in Europe)
• Sant'Amanza Bay
• The Lavezzi Islands archipelago
• Santa Julia Beach
• The Fazzio Calanques
Be sure to try the typical local gastronomy, full of the extraordinary Mediterranean flavours of Corsica, like aubergines à la bonifacienne… Your taste buds will be delighted.
For night owls, the outdoor discos are well worth a visit.
An exceptional experience!