Perched proudly on the north-west coast of Corsica, the beautiful walled town of Calvi is cocooned by luscious green hills boasting paradisaical panoramas in every direction. The majestic medieval citadel stands guard over the crescent shaped bay and glittering waters of the Mediterranean. Luxury yachts and glamorous boats grace the marina during the summer months, bobbing bewitchingly to the gentle waves. Calvi’s pride and joy – a huge 2km sweeping stretch of sand – is the perfect backdrop for your villa holiday. From wonderful watersports in the bay to gelato by the marina, a Calvi villa holiday is the epitome of relaxation. A treasure trove of places to eat, romantic hotspots, chic beach clubs and amazing architecture – there’s so much to see and do in this whimsical walled town. For venturesome holidaymakers, natural sites and national parks are a day trip away. Whether it’s the picturesque peaks of Monte Cinto or the captivating coastline at Calanques de Piana, Corsica gives nature lovers countless reasons to explore the great outdoors.View villas in Calvi
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Corsican ham, cheese, fresh vegetables and fruits, wine... the list is not exhaustive! The island offers a lot of dishes inspired by fresh and tasty Mediterannean products locally grown (tomatoes, zucchini, figues...) but also products specific to Corsica and its inland mountain culture such as herb-fed veal, boar, brocciu, etc. Try the Cap Corse, the typical Corsican "aperitif", a very sweet liqueur perfect to start the meal.
Paella and fish restaurants
A vey large selection of bars is available in Calvi.
The piano-bar / restaurant Chez Tao in the citadel is the place to be whilst La Camargue is one of the must-see nightclubs if you want to live the Corsica nightlife.
The breathtaking beaches at Désert des Agriates between la Balagne and St Florent are some of the most beautiful on Corsica. Further north, the Cap Corse is a rocky peninsula with unspoilt stretches of captivating coastline. Here you’ll find countless clifftop walks where you can make the most of the rugged and wild beauty.
Be sure to explore the beautiful region of la Balagne for an authentic feel of traditional Corsica. Immerse yourself in the charm and character of the old villages and their maze of narrow cobbled streets. Lumio is one of the most famous towns of la Balagne, with a privileged position looking over the Calvi citadel.
All aboard! Catch the bumpy little train that’ll take you from Calvi to L’îLe Rousse. Drink in the dramatic views of the coastline and hop on and off as you please.
The iconic citadel and atmospheric old town make up the heart of Calvi, and showcase the region’s rich cultural and architectural heritage. Take a stroll around the ramparts and venture along the picture-perfect passages – whatever you do, don’t forget your camera!
A visit to Notre Dame de la Serra will treat you to one of the most beautiful viewpoints in all of Corsica! Jaw-dropping panoramas allow you to drink in Calvi’s blissful bay, as well as the rural Réginu valley as far as Lumio.
Take a boat trip along the coast to the Scandola Nature Reserve. The craggy cliffs contain many grottoes and coves that are impossible to reach by foot. Towering from the sea, the iconic red rocks are not to be missed.
Cruises, Local sporting events
Tennis courts, Bike hire, Fishing
Banana boats, Jet ski, Speed boat, Wind surfing, Water-skiing, Sail boats, Snorkelling