Weekend discoveries in Balagne

Are you dreaming of a beautiful weekend in Balagne this summer? Come and relax on the Isle of Beauty. Located in Haute-Corse, Balagne is a magnificent region where the gentle way of life is matched only by the beauty of the place. Between the sea and the mountains, the Balagne offers a beautiful immersion in an authentic Corsica which has preserved all its charm and traditions. For a weekend or more, Balagne, nicknamed "the garden of Corsica", will amaze you with its rich historical and cultural heritage. With its beautiful fine sandy beaches, Balagne invites you to live every minute of your stay intensely.

Balagne, a sun, beach and nature destination 

Accessible by ferry from Toulon and Nice to Ile Rousse or by plane with the airline company air corsica from Marseille, Nice, Paris Orly, Lyon and Toulouse to Calvi international airport, come to Balagne in our luxury hotel !

  • Weather : Best period for a weekend in Balagne

Benefiting from a Mediterranean climate As on the whole island, the temperatures in Balagne remain pleasant before and after the season with temperatures between 14°C - 25°C from October to March and in summer, with temperatures that can quickly exceed 30°C. If you wish to avoid the big crowds, it is better to come between May - June / September - October to better enjoy the peace and quiet of the place. 

  • What means of transport for my weekend in Balagne

For a weekend of discovery in Corsica, there are many means of transport available to you: catamaran cruise to discover the Corsican coast from north to south, by bike to attack the interior, or in comfortable, air-conditioned rental car to discover the magnificent panoramas offered from the perched villages of the Balagne.

  • Where to sleep during my weekend in the Balagne? 

One cannot speak of the Balagne without mentioning its beautiful white sandy beaches with turquoise waters! In Calvi or Ile Rousse, beautiful creeks as well as private beaches such as the Signoria Mare private beach of theluxury hotel La Signoria offers rest, tranquillity and relaxation in the shade of large eucalyptus and pine trees. And in the air, the heady scent of the Corsican maquis!

If Corsica offers a vast choice of accommodation, from gites to campsites and large hotel complexes, the charming 5-star hotel La Signoria in Calvi will seduce you with its architecture inherited from the time of the Genoese. A magnificent property lovingly maintained located at the gates of Calvi where calm and relaxation are the order of the day. A successful wedding luxury and authenticity for an idyllic stay in Balagne.

Calvi, a meeting place for art and history

With its beautiful citadel and salt tower, the city of Calvi is the appointment of art and Corsican history to visit during your stay at La Signoria, a charming hotel in Corsica. With a well-preserved and regularly renovated historical heritage, its beautiful architecture is revealed under a generous sun. In the coolness of the pretty cobbled streets, discover the "City of Christopher Columbus". For those interested in history and beautiful religious architecture, the Cathedral of San Giovanni Battistathe former Roman Catholic cathedral, will amaze you as will the Saint Mary Major, L'Saint-Antoine-Abbé oratory and the Chapel of Our Lady of the Serra with its magnificent panoramic view of the Calvados Gulf and its pretty, colourful marina. Beautiful walks in the streets of the lower and upper town but also many other activities to do.

For lovers of outdoor activities, Calvi is also the ideal starting point for a foray into the hinterland Visit the perched villages of Calenzana, Montemagiore, San Antonino, Pigna, Cateri, Aregnu... Don't miss a magnificent cruise to the Candela Marine Park! Discover the magnificent seabed, diving, snorkelling, windsurfing and idleness without moderation before returning to your charming hotel in Calvi La Signoria.

If Calvi offers beautiful diving spots, it also offers many high quality establishments! Luxury spa, swimming pool, private beach and luxury accommodation... all you need for a relaxing weekend in Corsica. At the 5-star hotel La Signoria in Calvi, treat yourself to a luxury stay in the magnificent green setting of La Balagne and taste Corsican specialities revisited by talented chefs. Various luxury accommodations in Corsica with refined decor await you for a moment of calm and relaxation.

Île Rousse, a seaside resort in Haute-Corse

Connected to Calvi by micheline, it is also possible to opt for a car rental to enjoy the landscape and charms of Corsica at your own pace, such as the crossing of Lumioat equal distance from Calvi and Ile Rousse. A major venue for cultural events and festivities in Corsica, you can attend the Fiera di a petra (producers' fair) in July to discover and enjoy local products in Lumio.  

Also linked to Marseille by ferry, Île Rousse, this pretty modern seaside resort, offers some fine tourist attractions: the peninsula of the PietraThe town has a lot to offer: the covered market with 21 columns, the belvedere of the Ile Rousse lighthouse and its superb panoramic view, not forgetting its white sandy beaches such as the Bodri beach, the Nautical beach, the Napoleon beach, the Caruchettu beach, the La Rotta a Algajola beach as well as the Lodo and Saleccia beach.

Discover Ile Rousse during your stay at the 5-star hotel La Signoria, a modern and very welcoming town where you can go shopping and tasting at the covered market. It is also a perfect base for hiking to Saint-Florent in the Agriates desert or to the mountain village of Moltifao. A cruise to the Gulf of Porto and the Scandola reserve is a must and is recommended. 


Lumio and Ile Rousses are two must-see towns to discover during your weekend in Balagne and mini-tours for unforgettable land-sea discoveries. Corsica being only 1h30 from Paris, do not hesitate to come in any season for another beautiful adventure on the island of Beauty. A hospitable Corsica that is as endearing as it is rebellious, where you will quickly become enchanted.