Things you might not know about Corsica

Before leaving for Corsica, here’s a bit more information that could significantly improve your stay.  
 
Corsica can be visited all year round, although spring is a particularly pleasant period. Go in May to escape the tourists and enjoy a calm island. The locals will have more time to help you discover their region off season.  
 
If you’re flying and want to rent a car in Corsica, bear in mind that distance is measured in hours rather than miles. The region is known for its winding roads, so anticipate this if you have time restraints.  
 
If you want to go on a boat trip to the Piana coves and the Scandola nature reserve, choose small 12-seater boats driven by locals. Not only will you be able to ask the captain questions, but you will also get to see amazing places like grottos which large boats can't access. We went on a boat trip with Corse Adrénaline. The captain, François-Xavier, was born in Piana and is the grandson of a fisherman. He knows the region perfectly and takes the time to talk about its merits during an unforgettable trip on his 12-seater boat.  
 
Finally, when you’re walking around Corsica, take the time to discover hidden places and walk off the beaten path. It’s sometimes off the bend of a narrow street that you’ll discover exceptional or unusual places. We had this surprise in Cargese, a charming town with its two churches facing each other, one Greek, the other Latin. Between the two churches, hidden behind a small door, is a quirky little bar called  Yuka where you can try excellent local wines, cheese and cooked meats with views of the Med. 

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