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Calvi, France Luxury Cruises

Located with the Haute-Corse department, on the North West coast of the French island of Corsica, is the quaint and idyllic town of Calvi. Calvi has a rich and diverse history and heritage, with evidence of human inhabitation during the prehistoric Neolithic era in the region's caves and caverns. The town’s recorded past involves occupation by the Roman and Genoese Empires during its longs and dramatic history, evidence of which can be found at several fascinating historical landmarks situated in and around the area. Calvi is also well known for its beautiful coastal landscape, which combines sandy beaches, craggy rock cliffs and intriguing coves and caverns. The town’s distinctive charm and peaceful ambience has enthralled visitors for generations.

Sightseeing in Calvi

Calvi is full of activities, excursions and sight-seeing possibilities for both thrill-seekers and those people hoping to relax and unwind during their stay. A range of activities and water sports are available along the coastline of the island, such as kayaking, jet skiing and sailing on chartered yachts and catamaran trips. Alternatively, tourists are free to walk around the ancient town and take in the area serene ambience or head down to the beaches to relax and sit in the sun. The town also has a range of sights and excursions well worth seeing and doing.

The Citadel

Calvi’s historic Citadel is an excellent place to visit for people interested in the history and culture of the town. The area contains range of stunning architecture as well as a variety of fantastic shops and restaurants situated along its rustic cobbled streets.

L’Eglise Santa Maria

Sometimes referred to as the Big Pink Church, L’Eglise Santa Maria is a spectacular Orthodox style Catholoc church located in the centre of town. 

Scandola Island

Scandola Island is a spectacular nature reserve with a range of natural attractions including coral, flora, fauna and flocks of native birds. Trips to the island by boat can be arranged at the Calvi marina and can take a few hours to get there and back, but the astounding natural scenery on Scandola Island will make the journey worthwhile.

Shopping in Calvi

Calvi contains an abundance of excellent shops, markets and stalls selling everything from well known brands to quirky gifts and souvenirs. Visitors can pick up a range of both practical and impractical items from fashion and clothes to knives and watches, at both expensive and affordable local retailers. The majority of local shops will sell a variety of dried meats, which are very popular on the island, as well as locally produced honey, olives oil, herbs and spices.

Eating out in Calvi

The town has a variety of exceptional restaurants, cafes and bistros for everyone, whether they are looking to eat out on a budget or splurge on an expensive meal. A selection of local French cuisine can be found in many of the restaurants in Calvi, alongside others serving a range of international cuisine including seafood, pizza and classic western dishes. Several popular fast food outlets are also distributed throughout the region for travellers hoping for a more familiar meal.

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