Porto Vecchio cottage holidays, Corsica Holiday rentals - cottages & holiday homes to rent in Porto Vecchio

Porto Vecchio is a port town on the beautiful French island of Corsica. It is one of Corsica's most fashionable towns with a vibrant marina, lively port with Roman origins and home to some of Corsica’s most idyllic golden sandy beaches like Palombaggia, Santa Giulia, Cala Rossa and Pinarello. Its popularity is also due to the charm and interest of the surrounding area like the forested hills of Ospedale, and the archipelago Cerbicale which consist of four small islands, whose unspoilt transparent waters and paradise for fauna form part of a nature reserve.

The characterful Old Town has a wonderful atmosphere and is made up of a maze of streets which are lined with restaurants, bars and boutiques, it is also where you will find the main square Place de la République. It is a great spot for people watching whilst sipping a cool apéritif in one of the numerous cafes or menu browsing in the fabulous restaurants with views over looking the yacht-filled marina.

At a glance...
Bars & restaurants 20+
Historical sites
Walking trails
Beautiful beaches
Water sports
Family friendly
Car recommended
Nearest beach Cala Rossa (10 km)
Nearest airport Figari South Corsica Airport (21 km)
Nearest train station Gare d'Ajaccio

Things to see and do in Porto Vecchio

Porto Vecchio has an absolutely stunning coastline and is a perfect destination in which to relax on the beautiful beaches, meander through the Old Town, and enjoy the tremendous resturants and bars.

A few suggestions...
Cascade de Piscia di Ghjaddu, hike to a waterfall
Santa Giulia beach
Palombaggia Beach
Zonza and Levie, mountain villages
Bonifacio, clifftop citadel
Old Town, for shopping and dining
Palombaggia beach, corsica

Our view on Porto Vecchio

Porto Vecchio has become Corsica's number one tourist region with good reason. It has some of the finest beaches in Corsica and you will be spoilt for choice by the resturants and bars for dining or sipping a chilled drink whilst watching the world go by.