Popular Lettings in Porto-Vecchio
Highlights in Porto-Vecchio
- Some of the most beautiful beaches in Corsica
- Active tourism in its natural sites
- Diving in the Lavezzi islands
- Archaeological sites from different periods
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Prices and availability
Villas and rentals in Porto Vecchio
Are you thinking of booking a villa in Porto Vecchio to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the big city and forget about stress? On Holidu we offer you the possibility of choosing between a great variety of chalets and villas of rustic style, located in places of great beauty to few minutes of the sea. Very spacious and equipped with everything you need to enjoy a stay as comfortable as possible. Almost all of them with terrace and swimming pool, but in addition you will be able to choose between other additional services like parking, Internet, barbecue, sauna, jacuzzi, chimney, conditioned air, etc.Modern rentals with terrace very close to the beach
If you are looking for something cheaper, we also have a wide range of rentals in Porto Vecchio near the beach from which you can choose. Equipped with everything you need to be comfortable during your stay. Many of them are located in the very centre of the town. However, booking a letting does not mean that you have to give up other luxuries. Choose the search criteria you prefer to enjoy accommodation with terrace, swimming pool, barbecue, parking, jacuzzi, sauna, Internet, air conditioning, etc..
Holidays in Porto Vecchio
The area and how to find your way around
Located in the southeast of the island of Corsica, 25 km from Bonifacio and 143 km from Ajaccio, Porto Vecchio is the third largest city on the island and one of its most important tourist destinations. Surrounded by the populations of Sotta, Lecci and Levie. Every year the city receives thousands of tourists who come attracted by its beaches and all the charms that awaits the urban centre itself. Especially in summer. The rest of the year the city is quieter and offers the atmosphere of a charming seaside village. A charm also conferred by the mountains of Aiguilles de Bavella, the most beautiful on the island, and the spectacular villages in the surrounding area. A mosaic of landscapes that will remain engraved in your memory forever. What are you waiting for to rent your holiday rental in Porto Vecchio?The perfect balance between tradition and modernity
The historic centre of Porto Vecchio stands out for its 16th century fortifications, the old port and its marvellous beaches. Its narrow alleys full of fountains, its stairs and its vaulted steps invite the traveller to stop at every step and rest in one of its many squares full of atmosphere overlooking the bay or to visit some of its small craft shops. But Porto Vecchio is also a city that offers a multitude of options to go shopping or enjoy sports activities, especially in the port area. Full of restaurants, ice-cream parlours and shops of all kinds. So if you decide to book a villa in Porto Vecchio you won't have a minute to get bored.
Types of travellers and activities
Porto Vecchio is home to some of the most beautiful beaches on the island, including the Palombaggia beach, bordered by dunes and dominated by a landscape of pine trees. Located in front of the Natural Reserve of the Cerbicale Islands. But the beaches of Santa Guilia, Cala Rossa and Cipirianu are also beautiful. All of them with fine sand and turquoise blue waters. Ideal for those who want to lie in the sun and forget all the daily worries.Porto Vecchio for lovers of active tourism
Porto Vecchio is famous and admired all over the world for its beautiful natural landscapes. For its red rocky bay, its salt marshes, its lush vegetation and its cosy pine forests, which create a truly idyllic setting. One of the most interesting proposals to discover the beautiful landscapes of the area is to take a route along the road, between the green of the pine forests and the turquoise blue of the sea, in search of the most isolated coves and farthest from the urban hustle and bustle. If you have time, don't miss the opportunity to visit the artificial lake of Ospedale and the waterfall of Piscia de Gallu. And if you are a fan of climbing or canyoning, do not hesitate to make an excursion to the Aiguilles de Bavella.
Did you know that the most outstanding jet ski specialists compete every year in the Gulf of Porto Vecchio for the title of world champion? An impressive spectacle of jumps, figures and races that you can not miss.
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The historic centre of Porto Vecchio is home to an impressive wealth of monuments. If you spend a few days in the city and are interested in cultural visits, don't miss the opportunity to visit the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, the Sainte-Croix chapel, the Genoese door of the 16th century, its numerous bastions and the Governor's Palace.2. Fall in love with the marine beauty of the Lavezzi Islands
From the port of Porto Vecchio there are boat excursions to the Lavezzi islands. They are only 10 km from the city, on the coast of Bonifacio. A real paradise for scuba diving lovers due to the richness of its marine flora and fauna. But in addition, the visit is only worthwhile for being able to contemplate the landscape of grey granite rocks that contrast with the intense blue of its beaches.3. Travel back in time visiting its archaeological sites
Less than 10 minutes by car from Porto Vecchio we find numerous archaeological sites of the first human settlements in the area and later cultures. Some of the most interesting are Tappa, Ceccia, Araghju, Cucuruzzu and Capula. An authentic journey through history that also offers the possibility of enjoying wonderful landscapes.4. Try the algueresa lobster and the bottagarda de Cabras
Porto Vecchio's cuisine offers exquisite dishes capable of satisfying even the most demanding palates. A cuisine that is composed of natural ingredients and local products with a lot of flavour. Although the poceddu (grilled suckling pig) is delicious, it is the flavours of the sea that predominate in the city. With dishes as rich as Algerian lobster, goat bottarga, Caloforte tuna, fish soup or spaghetti with sea urchins. All of this is accompanied by a good local wine, such as Vermentino de Gallura or Cannonau, or with Myrtle liqueur.