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Haute-Corse is a French department on the northern part of the island of Corsica. The department is surrounded on three sides by the Mediterranean Sea and on the south by the department of Corse-du-Sud. The northern half of Corsica or Haute-Corse is as geographically diverse as it is beautiful. Cap Corse is the northern peninsula which boasts valleys, mountains, sandy beaches and spectacular views - which make renting a self catering Haute-Corse holiday villa a very enjoyable experience. To the west is the coast around Calvi, where crystal clear waters & sandy beaches are backed by the snow-capped peak of Monte Cinto. Between Monte Cinto and the sea is the fertile land of Balagne which gives way to the desert area to the east of the stunning Ile Rousse – what could be more tempting when you stay in a self-catering villa or house in Haute-Corse?

Bastia is the capital of the department and is located in the northeast of the island at the base of Cap Corse. Bastia dons a distinctly Italianate feel with the old port retaining much of its original authentic charm. It’s the second largest city on Corsica after Ajaccio. Bastia is also the principal port of Corsica and is famous for its wines.

During your holiday to Haute-Corse don’t forget to see the Museum of Corsica, the former palace of the Genoese governors - which now accommodates a museum of Corsican ethnography. The museum covers many topics: geology, flora, history, arts and folk traditions, contemporary art. Finally the fortress with its keep and its 16th century bell tower offers great views over the old port, Terra Vecchia, the mountain and the coast.

Breathtaking Calvi, on the northwest coast of Corsica is a major tourist draw. It’s also home to the parachute regiment of the French Foreign Legion! According to legend, Christopher Columbus supposedly came from Calvi.

Corte, the fourth-largest commune on the island, is based inland and is a major university town. Sites of interest include the Fortress (A citadella), the Museum of Corsica (Museu di a Corsica), and the University of Corsica (Università di Corsica). 

Travelling to your holiday rental property in Haute-Corse, France 

By road: The main road to Bastia is the RN 193. By rail: Bastia's train station, which belongs to Corsican Railways, is situated in the city center and connects Bastia with Ajaccio and Calvi. By sea: Bastia is a major Mediterranean port with regular services to Toulon, Nice and Marseille. By air: The Bastia – Poretta Airport is located 16 km south of the city, in the town of Lucciana. Easyjet offers a direct seasonal service to the airport from Bristol, London-Gatwick and Manchester. Titan airways also offers seasonal flights to Calvi airport.

 

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Les Martinets - Self Catering House Situated in the Centre of Olonzac, South France

Les Martinets - Self Catering House Situated in the Centre of Olonzac, South France

Weekly Rental: GBP 275 to GBP 425

2 sleeps

Les Martinets located in the heart of Olonzac, Herault. Ideal for exploring the beautiful countryside steeped in Cathar

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Luxury Self Catering Villa in Olonzac, Herault, South of France

Luxury Self Catering Villa in Olonzac, Herault, South of France

Weekly Rental: GBP 285 to GBP 435

2 sleeps

Luxury Self Catering Holiday Home. Chez LuLu is located in Olonzac, Herault, the capital of the Minervois wine growing

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Lovely Medieval Town House with Courtyard in Issigeac, Dordogne

Lovely Medieval Town House with Courtyard in Issigeac, Dordogne

Weekly Rental: GBP 525 to GBP 645

5 sleeps

2 bedroom, beautifully restored authentic medieval town house, sleeps 4 to 5 The house is located in the centre of the

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Luxury Safari Lodge with Heated Swimming Pool in Saint-Cassien, Dordogne

Luxury Safari Lodge with Heated Swimming Pool in Saint-Cassien, Dordogne

Weekly Rental: EUR 675 to EUR 675

5 sleeps

Come and stay in our Glamping Site: 5 large safari lodges 35m² + terrasse set on a 3 hectares field, boarded with

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Luxury Holiday Villa with Heated Pool in Guehebert, Normandy, Northern France

Luxury Holiday Villa with Heated Pool in Guehebert, Normandy, Northern France

Weekly Rental: GBP 1170 to GBP 3885

12 sleeps

Our two French gites with pools are located in Normandy, France. Our holiday homes are fully furnished with all mod cons

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Extended stay

Extended stay

Special rates for extended stays November to March. Please contact owners for details

JUIN A SAISIR EN SEMAINE OU EN WEEK-END JUSQUE 15 OCCUPANTS

JUIN A SAISIR EN SEMAINE OU EN WEEK-END JUSQUE 15 OCCUPANTS

Tarifs exceptionnels sur toutes les périodes disponibles de JUIN Attention : vous devez régler 195 € au ré

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer -10% discount on the remaining summer week 25th August-1st September 18 - enquire now!

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

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