Here we present campsites and pitches in Corsica - everything from lovely beachfront pitches to naturist campsites and small, cosy campsites in fantastic locations. We also offer personalised tips on things to see and do nearby, while you're on the road. Introducing campsites and pitches in Corsica from north to south.
Why camp in Corsica?
In Corsica, many campsites are surrounded by beaches and greenery. There are also some pitches, but mainly simple and affordable natural campsites. With a campervan, you can experience a fantastic island, with dizzying mountain roads, sun and swimming, prehistoric remains and French cuisine.
Campsites and pitches in Corsica - from north to south
- DescriptionUnorganised but pleasant campsite with beach just outside and walking distance to the centre of St Florent.
- Service: Service centre, restaurant serving breakfast, mini-shop and WiFi at extra cost.
- Price: €15/day without electricity in low season (€3/day for electricity) in 2015.
- Find hereDrive over the bridge, heading from St Florent towards Calvi. Turn immediately to the right.
- See and do in the neighbourhood: Citadel, Old Town and beaches. You can also take boat trips to the magically beautiful beach. Saleccia Beach.
- Description: Large and well-organised campsite close to the beach, within walking distance to Calvi centre.
- Service: Service centre, restaurant, shop, heated pool and WiFi at extra cost.
- Price: 16 euros/day with ACSI discount in low season 2015.
- Find here: If you are coming from the north, drive 200 metres after the sign "Calvi" and turn right.
- See and do in the neighbourhood: The Citadel, the beaches, the Shaker train and more.
- DescriptionLarge campsite located on a steep slope, with a swimming pool with magnificent views at the top.
- Service: Service house, emptying (with impractical location at the top), restaurant, nice pool and WiFi only at reception (impractical location at the bottom).
- Price: 22 euros/day without electricity in the mid-season (June) 2015.
- Find here: Enter Porto from the north and turn left at the campsite sign.
- See and do in the neighbourhood: Around Porto, you can experience dramatic mountain routes between Calvi and Porto, and around Calanche.
- DescriptionLarge naturist campsite on a sandy beach on the east coast. Here you can stand right at the edge of the beach. There are also llamas on the campsite.
- Service: Service centre, restaurant, SPA and WiFi at extra cost.
- Price: 18 euros/day with ACSI discount in low season 2015.
- Find here: Drive towards Aleria, it is signposted to the campsite.
- Things to see and do in the neighbourhood: Naturist camping, beaches and llamas.
- DescriptionSimple camping in a large meadow right next to a beautiful sandy beach, with no crowds.
- Service: Service centre, restaurant (closed when we were there), small shop and WiFi (which works poorly).
- Price: 24 euros/day without electricity in the mid-season (June) 2015.
- Find here: Located in the bay between Capu Neru and Punta di Porto Pollo. A small road leads down from the D155, signposted to Plage de Cupabia and the campsite.
- Things to see and do in the neighbourhood: Fantastic beaches.
- DescriptionLarge campsite in a hilly natural area just outside Propriano.
- Service: Service centre, restaurant, swimming pool and WiFi (at extra cost).
- Price: 24 euros/day in the low season (June) 2015.
- Find here: Located just before Propriano if you come from the north.
- See and do in the neighbourhood: From here it is not too far if you want to visit the prehistoric site. Filitosa.
- Description: Pitch in shaded area among trees, five minutes walk from the beach. Palombaggia Beach.
- Service: Manned reception, emptying and water at extra cost, free WiFi (in a specific location).
- Price: €13.50/day without electricity, 2015.
- Find hereDrive towards Plage de Palombaggia, easily found on the right hand side.
- See and do in the neighbourhood: Fantastic beaches.
- DescriptionSimple campsite with gravel pitches, in a very central location for visiting Bonifacio.
- Service: Service house, electricity, water and WiFi included in the price.
- Price: 24 euros/day including electricity and WiFi in mid-season (June) 2015.
- Find hereAvenue Sylver Bohn, on the way into Bonifacio from the main road.
- See and do in the neighbourhood: Bonifacio with views and restaurants. You can also continue to Sardinia, by ferry. Corsica to Sardinia.
- DescriptionNice campsite within walking distance of the marina and the fantastic beaches at Sperone.
- Service: Service house, electricity and good place to empty/fill tanks. WiFi should be available for purchase, but did not work at all when we were there.
- Price: 21 euros/day incl. electricity in mid-season (June) 2015.
- Find hereRoute de Piantarella, Bonifacio.
- See and do in the neighbourhood: Sperone with beaches, boat trips, canoeing and golf, and Bonifacio with its old hilltop town.
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- Country: France
- Capital city: Ajaccio
- Language: French and Corsican
- Residents: 330 thousand (2017)
- Currency: Euro
- Price mode: As in Sweden approximately
- El: Here it works like Sweden
- Water: Drinkable
- Religion: Christianity (mainly Catholicism)
- Flag: The flag consists of a black Moorish severed head.
Driving to Corsica
- Ferries: There are many different departures and destinations, including with Corsica Ferries. We travelled the ferry by camper van between Nice and Ilé Rousse which took just over 5 hours.
Roads and driving in Corsica
- Roads: In some places, such as the west coast, the roads can be steeply inclined towards the sea. Driving here is very beautiful, but there are also alternative routes.
- Per mille limit: 0.5 (0.2 for professional drivers and new licence holders)
- Traffic rules: Talking on a handheld phone and sending text messages while driving is prohibited.
- Equipment in the car: Reflective vests should be kept in the car.
- Words in traffic: "Rappel" means reminder. "Sens interdit" means prohibited direction of travel.
- Fuel: Diesel is called "gazole" or "gasoil", while petrol is called "essence" and is available in 95 and 98 octane.
- Parking rules: Yellow lines on the road mean no stopping and dashed yellow lines mean no parking. "Stationnement" means parking and "payant" means that it is subject to a charge.
- Security: Make sure you have Roadside Assistance, so that you can get help on the spot in case of an accident. The emergency number for the country's emergency services is 112.
Rules on camping and pitches in Corsica
- There are plenty of campsites and also occasional pitches in Corsica.
- The rules for free camping are restrictive.