Corsica is a wildly beautiful French island, scented with myrtle and possessing one of the most diverse landscapes in Europe, from crescent bays with white-sand beaches to montane forests sheltering rugged granite peaks. Miles of untouched coastline, sun-splashed mountain villages, and ancient, mysterious standing stones are among its many enchantments. Neighbouring Sardinia, belonging to Italy, is an island-world with its own language, a colorful pageant of traditions, churches where Christianity and paganism intermingle, and a cuisine born of the richness of the sea. Our journey of coastal and mountain hikes reveals the dazzling natural wonders of these alluring islands, as well as their fascinating prehistoric archaeological sites. And all along the way we’re never far from the glittering blue sea.
Go sailing on the Costa Smeralda. The windy beaches of Porto Pollo attract hundreds of surfing enthusiasts. A playground for watersports - everything from windsurfing to canoeing.
A trip to The Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago della Maddalena is an experience not to be missed with crystal clear waters
Caprera is the ideal location for walkers with a plethora of trails that take you through thick pine forests with many leading to secluded bays. At the peak of the island you will find the Teialone lookout tower offering spectacular far reaching views
Sardinia has many prehistoric sights, a number of which are in the Arzachena area including the Nuraghe di Albucciu and further on, The Tempio di Malchittu which dates back to 1500BC The north east coastline and less indented, the north west has long stretches of high macchia covered cliff and hillside, an abundance of sandy beaches, small resorts and historic towns, Catelsardo, Sassari and Alghero itself.