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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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Beautiful Chapel in the Hamlet of Chasseneuil, Vienne

Beautiful Chapel in the Hamlet of Chasseneuil, Vienne

Weekly Rental: EUR to EUR

4 sleeps

The Chapel in the hamlet of Chasseneuil was built in 1107 on land given to the abbey of Montmorillon by the seigneurs of

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Large Duplex Apartment with Ski in/Ski out in Valmorel, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

Large Duplex Apartment with Ski in/Ski out in Valmorel, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

Weekly Rental: EUR 900 to EUR 1200

6 sleeps

This wonderful 3 bedroom duplex apartment offers ski in/ski out and beautiful views. It is situated ideally, being just

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45m² Apartment Located on the Foot of the Ski Slopes - Risoul 1850

45m² Apartment Located on the Foot of the Ski Slopes - Risoul 1850

Weekly Rental: EUR 525 to EUR 1480

8 sleeps

45m² apartment located on the 6th floor of a quiet residence classified 4*. Swimming pool, situated on the foot of

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Beautiful 3 Bedroom Renovated Cottage Set In The Countryside - Razac-d'Eymet, Dordogne

Beautiful 3 Bedroom Renovated Cottage Set In The Countryside - Razac-d'Eymet, Dordogne

Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 910

6 sleeps

A wonderful renovated 3 bedroom cottage set in a peaceful area of the Dordogne countryside. It offers lovely views

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Peaceful Home in the Heart of Dordogne River Valley, Just 2km from Tremolat

Peaceful Home in the Heart of Dordogne River Valley, Just 2km from Tremolat

Weekly Rental: EUR 2000 to EUR 2500

8 sleeps

Peaceful 4 bedroom holiday home surrounded by natural forest with spectacular views. Belvedere is close to the

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Reduction on 2 week Booking

Reduction on 2 week Booking

Farm House with private Pool July 13 to July 27th £150 reduction on the two week booking..

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer - 25th August to 5th Sept 18 reduced to 800 Euros per week - enquire now!

Compare our prices.. Spring.. Summer.. Autumn.. U save.

Compare our prices.. Spring.. Summer.. Autumn.. U save.

Luxury "Cottage" style 2 & 3 bed Mobile homes on Superb 4* superior graded Yelloh Village and Castel Camping sites. All

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2000

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2000

Fabulous farmhouse with games room in barn in a peaceful village with all facilities to make your stay a good one.

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