Sports holidays in Corsica

Sporting activities in Corsica at La Signoria in Calvi

The island of beauty has all the assets to seduce travellers from the four corners of the planet: more than 1,000 km of coastline, sandy and rocky beaches, 2,700 hours of sunshine per year, nature reserves and parks, etc. There is plenty to seduce holidaymakers. As for tourist activities, the choice is quite varied. For those who prefer sunbathing and the beach, the temperatures are pleasant almost all year round, with plenty of swimming for everyone. A stay in Corsica at the luxury hotel La Signoria, is also a journey through time. For history and culture lovers, a visit to the remains of Filitosa is a must. An 8,000 year old prehistoric site which has not yet revealed all its mysteries. Finally, sport is also one of the most popular activities for holidaymakers: water sports, hiking, skiing, climbing, etc. History, culture, beach, leisure and sport are all on the agenda for those who wish to stay on the island of beauty at the 5-star hotel La Signoria.

Corsica: history, nature and culture

To make your holidays in Corsica at the charming hotel La Signoria unforgettable, you need to find different original activities to appreciate the wonders of the Island of Beauty. Holidays are also a time to discover new things and to enrich your knowledge. The first few days will therefore be reserved for visits to various interesting tourist and cultural sites: towns and villages of character (Calvi, Ile-Rousse, Lumio, San Antoninu, Cateri, Pigna...). Corsica is rich in history, finding places to visit will not be a problem, besides many museums and some prehistoric sites welcome tourists. For those interested in nature, there are several nature reserves all over the island: the Scandola Nature Reserve, the Étang de Biguglia Nature Reserve, the Cerbicale Islands Nature Reserve, the Bouches de Bonifacio Nature Reserve, etc.

Sports holiday in Corsica

After museums and nature reserves, it's time for leisure activities. Holidaymakers are not likely to be bored in Corsica. The island is also known as the "mountain of the seas". Indeed, less than 30 kilometres from the ocean, the " Monte Cinto "The highest peak in Corsica. There are several mountain ranges on the island and hiking is an excellent way to have fun and above all to discover Corsica. hundreds of kilometres of marked trails. During the route, hikers will have the privilege of visiting ancient Corsican villages, natural parks, etc. For those who are keen on strong sensations, the high mountain escapade can be oriented towards the via ferrata, the latter will be able to taste the joys of climbing in complete safety. You will then return to your comfortable hotel in Calvi La Signoria.

The cycling tourism is also one of the most popular activities for tourists. Trails have been set up on the island for this type of activity. Travellers can choose between forest trails and mountain trails.

Another way to discover the beauty of the Corsican landscape is to practice ski. Corsica has several ski resorts (Ghisoni ski resort, Haut Asco and Val d'Ese). Other interesting activities are on the programme for nature and thrill-seekers, such as canyoning, via ferrata, horse riding, hiking and mountain biking.

Water activities in Corsica

For those who don't like heights, the activities at sea are just as magnificent as in the mountains. Corsica has over 1000 km of coastline and there are many activities around the sea. The diving is the best way to discover the beauty of the Corsican underwater landscape. There are several dozen diving sites all over the island. Who says beach says surfing, kite-surfing and windsurfing. Even if the Corsican coasts are not really favourable for surfing, the enthusiasts of this water sport will find some interesting spots in the surroundings. As for windsurfing, the Corsican coasts offer the possibility to practice this sport. The wind is often there, and professionals and amateurs alike will find their little corners of paradise in Corsica. The sea offers a vast choice of interesting activities in Corsica, there is something for everyone. After an exciting day, you will return to your luxury hotel in Calvi, La Signoria.

Stay in a luxury hotel in Calvi

To mark your stay on the island of beauty, you must choose your accommodation carefully. Calvi is the best starting point to discover Corsica. The hotel La Signoria is one of the most beautiful resorts to be found in this region. It is a beautiful 5 star hotel of charm where comfort and luxury are the order of the day. The successive owners have maintained the charm of an 18th century mansion, and this rustic chic is very present in the style of decoration of some of the hotel's rooms and private salons.

For those seeking more privacy during their holiday, La Signoria offers high standard villas with private pool, terrace, beach and garden.

Once you enter this Relais & Châteaux in Corsica, you will never want to leave. La Signoria has all the assets to seduce its clientele: Spa Casanera and thalassotherapy, fitness room, a park with trees, a private beach, a heated swimming pool, etc. The hotel's gastronomic restaurant offers a variety of the finest Corsican dishes and the restaurant's cellar will please wine lovers as it contains vintages of the famous Corsican wines.

Although it is tempting to stay at the hotel throughout your stay in Haute-Corse, it would be a shame not to take advantage of the activities offered by our luxury hotel in Balagne: flight training, diving, sports car rental, organisation of visits to Calvi, etc.

Corsica is a beautiful destination to spend a few days relaxing. Holidaymakers will be enchanted by the discovery of Corsican history and culture. As far as relaxation is concerned, the island of beauty offers a dream setting: discoveries, sports and sensations are on the agenda. Holidays and accommodation go hand in hand, the hotel La Signoria, Relais & Châteaux in Calvi is one of the most prestigious hotels in Corsica, a charming 18th century residence.