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From Ajaccio or Porticcio: Day Trip to Bonifacio by Boat

1. From Ajaccio or Porticcio: Day Trip to Bonifacio by Boat

Discover the dramatic landscapes of the south coast of Corsica aboard a cruise boat from Ajaccio on a full-day tour to the commune of Bonifacio and its legendary rock formations. Cruise into the Valinco Gulf for breathtaking views of the coast. See the famous lion-shaped rock of Roccapina and more. Benefit from an informative commentary on the history of Corsica and its traditions along the way. Get a closer look at the rock carving of the Staircase of the King of Aragon, dug by Alfonso V's troops in a single night during the unsuccessful siege of Bonifacio in 1420, according to legend. Marvel at the sea caves in the shape of Napoleon's Hat and the sea stack of the Grain de Sable. Upon arrival in Bonifacio, get 4 hours to explore at leisure and find a nice place for lunch. Catch the mini-train from the port to the citadel in the upper town and back at your convenience. Located directly on the Mediterranean Sea, and separated from Sardinia by the Strait of Bonifacio, the commune is known for its idyllic beaches and towering cliffs.

Near Ajaccio : Cruise to Piana Scandola cliff tasting sunset

2. Near Ajaccio : Cruise to Piana Scandola cliff tasting sunset

Board your vessel near Ajaccio at Tiuccia (20 kilometers), for a trip including a visit to the village of Girolata. Take a swimming break in the coves (snorkel mask), explore the creeks of Piana and the nature reserve of Scandola, and listen to informative commentary as you go by the local native captain/guide. Board your vessel knowing it's equipped with individual chairs in shade or sunbath and a toilet on board. Kick back on the deck and sip on an aperitif as you sail on the coast of Corsica. Enjoy a stop at the Capo Rosso, and admire its rock arch and natural swimming pool. Marvel as the boat pulls into the village of Girolata, a settlement not accessible by road. Dive in for a swimming stop at this picturesque place. Admire the Scandola nature reserve, and stop off at the caves and faults of the Calanques de Piana. Listen to commentary from your captain as your trip continues. Feast on delicious food and drink on the deck. Play some local music on the stereo, dive into the sea with the underwater vision camera, or just relax in the sunbathing area. On the return journey, take in the spectacular sight of the sun setting over the ocean.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 477 reviews

Little incredible boat trip, very beautiful landscapes and many explanations on the fauna and flora as well as the history of Corsica through the west coasts. A very caring captain with a most enjoyable Corsican aperitif. Thank you for this great time! Sarah

the processing at the ticket counter was totally unproblematic. Would work well even without knowledge of French. The trip was great, the crew was really nice and up for a joke. We saw dolphins. we didn't regret taking the ship instead of driving.

Travel with nave goes to the top! Round trip a bit long but there are many explanations by the guide. The landscapes are just magnificent and Bonifacio breathtaking! It's worth the detour

A peine 3h30 sur Bonifacio. Un peu court mais pour une 1ere ça donne envie de revenir !

Nice team, good commentary during the activity. Sufficient time to visit Bonifacio