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18 THINGS TO DO IN CORSICA (SEPTEMBER 09 - SEPTEMBER 18)

Secret Hideaways

Secret Hideaways

April–September • activity

Ever dreamed of escaping to a hideaway resort?

Polyphonic Song Festival

Polyphonic Song Festival

September 10–14, 2019 • event

A music festival which represents Corsica's cultural identity

Cycling around the Island

Cycling around the Island

May–June, September–October  • activity

Enjoy the island's natural beauty by bicycle

Hiking the GR20 or Grande Radonnee 20

Hiking the GR20 or Grande Radonnee 20

late June–September  • activity

The most challenging and beautiful hiking trail in Europe

Boat Trips Around Corsica

Boat Trips Around Corsica

May–October • activity

Discover Corsica's beautiful seaside and mountain landscape on a remarkable boat ride

Corsican Chestnut Beer

Corsican Chestnut Beer

May–September • food

A native beer flavour invented on Corsica

Hazelnut Season

Hazelnut Season

August–September • food

Local hazelnuts—a source of inspiration for numerous delicious sweets

Chapon Fish

Chapon Fish

June–October • food

Chance to try a unique and tasty seafood specialty

Surfing

Surfing

September–February • activity

Good waves arrive to Corsica with the cold

Kite and Windsurfing

Kite and Windsurfing

April–October • activity

Corsica is a great place to learn kite and wind surfing

Wine Season

Wine Season

September–November • food

Don't miss an opportunity to try local wine—enigmatic and hard to find outside Corsica

Almond Harvest

Almond Harvest

August–September  • food

Almond orchards in Aregno are both beautiful and delicious

Sardines

Sardines

September–February • food

Try a delicious Corsican specialty—sardines with brocciu and wild herbs

Squid

Squid

June–February • food

Experience true Mideterranean cuisine with Corsican squid dishes

Hunting Season Foods

Hunting Season Foods

late August–January • food

It is the right time to try Corsican meat specialties

"Maquis" Herbs

"Maquis" Herbs

September–February • food

All secrets of Corsica's culinary arts are hidden in the local herbs

Honey Delights

Honey Delights

March–September  • food

The great variety of aromatic Corsican honey is something not be missed

Anchovies

Anchovies

September–February • food

A very ingredient in many Corsican dishes

19 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Venaco Cheese Fair or A Fiera di u Casgiu

Venaco Cheese Fair or A Fiera di u Casgiu

May 04–05, 2019 • event

Discover Corsican cheese traditions!

Snorkelling and Diving

Snorkelling and Diving

March–April • activity

Corsican marine life is rich and diverse attracting both professional and amateur divers

Festival of Corsican Wine or Fiera di u Vinu

Festival of Corsican Wine or Fiera di u Vinu

July 09–10, 2019 • event

Fragrant local wines and an atmosphere of celebration

Sun and Fun: Beach Season

Sun and Fun: Beach Season

July–August • activity

Prepare for lively and energetic beach holidays in Corsica

Olive Harvest

Olive Harvest

October–December • food

Taste the olives and the aromatic oil

Brocciu

Brocciu

October–May • food

An exquisite Corsican sheep cheese

Fish and Seafood Festival

Fish and Seafood Festival

June 02 (TBA) • food

A great variety of delicious seafood dishes at the St. Erasmus festival I Pescadori in Festa in Ajaccio

Les Nuits de la Guitare de Patrimonio

Les Nuits de la Guitare de Patrimonio

July 20–27, 2019 • event

The Nights of Guitar is a great rock music event on Corsica

Wildflowers in Bloom

Wildflowers in Bloom

late March–May • nature

Check out the charming and picturesque island of Corsica in bloom

Figatelli

Figatelli

November–March • food

Sausages by traditional recipe—a special winter treat

Chestnut Season

Chestnut Season

October–December • food

Time to try the variety of freshly-made chestnut products

Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing and Snowboarding

February–early March • activity

Some serious mountains in Corsica are available for winter sports

Caprettu Goat Stew

Caprettu Goat Stew

Christmas Time • food

A mouth watering Corsican Christmas specialty

Lobster

Lobster

March–August • food

One of Corsica's signature dishes

Almond Trees in Bloom

Almond Trees in Bloom

early March • nature

A delightful natural sight of spring in Corsica

Oursinade

Oursinade

November–April • food

An exotic ocean treat which you can gather yourself while diving

Hazelnut Festival or Fiera di a Nuciola in Cervione

Hazelnut Festival or Fiera di a Nuciola in Cervione

August 18–20, 2017 • event

A delicious festival to celebrate the hazelnut harvest

Festival du Film de Lama

Festival du Film de Lama

July 27–August 02, 2019 • event

International film festival in a Corsican village

Corsican Clementines

Corsican Clementines

November–January • food

A juicy locally grown citrus delight