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Calvi to Scandola: 4-Hour Boat Tour

1. Calvi to Scandola: 4-Hour Boat Tour

Hop on board the new and beautiful Santa Regina boat at the port of Calvi. With a capacity of only 12 passengers, settle in for an intimate and unforgettable ride. Discover the citadel of Calvi by boat, gliding for 1 hour along the west coast of Corsica before entering the UNESCO World Heritage Site, natural reserve of Scandola. Cruise near to the coast and slowly through the beautiful water, allowing you to absorb every detail and even uncover hidden corners of this unique site. Visit the caves, the wild beaches, and swim in the crystal clear water.  On board, your captain will provide you with snorkeling material and direction, in addition to a tasty drink while you enjoy the sun of Corsica. After a stunning 4-hour trip, return to the port in Calvi.

From Porto: Calanche de Piana Boat Tour

2. From Porto: Calanche de Piana Boat Tour

Depart Porto and explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Calanche de Piana in the Gulf of Porto by silent hybrid boat to respect the environment. Located halfway between Ajaccio and Calvi, close to the village of Piana, the Calanche de Piana is part of a volcanic complex that towers up to 300 meters above sea level at its highest altitude. Marvel at the pink granite rocks shaped over centuries by changes in the temperature, strong winds, and sea spray. Discover a series of fantastic rock formations sculpted into spectacular shapes and surrounded by crystal blue waters. Rich with marine life and seabirds, the area also demonstrates a tremendous diversity of rocks in locations that give a particular aspect to the surroundings.

Calvi: Scandola and Girolata 6-Hour Boat Tour

3. Calvi: Scandola and Girolata 6-Hour Boat Tour

Hop onboard Santa Regina boat at the port of Calvi. Settle in for an intimate and unforgettable ride. Discover the citadel of Calvi by boat, glide for 1 hour along the west coast of Corsica. Slowly cruise near the coast and absorb every detail of your surroundings. When you arrive at the UNESCO-listed Scandola Nature Reserve, you'll visit caves, wild beaches, and go swimming in the crystal-clear water. Explore the village of Girolata for 1 hour where you can enjoy lunch at one of its many restaurants. Back on board, your captain will provide you with snorkeling material and instructions, in addition to a tasty drink while you enjoy the sun of Corsica. After a stunning 6-hour trip, return to the port in Calvi.

From Calvi: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise to Revellata Peninsula

4. From Calvi: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise to Revellata Peninsula

At a low speed, set sail off the citadel of Calvi into the calm seawater. Listen to historical commentary from your local guide on the way to the wild peninsula of Revellata.  Along the way, take a break for swimming in the turquoise water at the beach of Alga. Reaching Revellata with your captain and small group, relish in the impending sunset. As the sun goes down, savor a Corsican aperitif and this unforgettable moment. Return to Calvi by 8:30 PM.

Calvi: 2-Hour Quad Bike Trip Between Sea and Mountains

5. Calvi: 2-Hour Quad Bike Trip Between Sea and Mountains

Get off the beaten track and enjoy exceptional views on this quad bike adventure. Experience a 2-hour excursion by quad bike in this beautiful corner of Corsica. Grab your hired helmet and gloves and hop on board your quad bike for some outstanding - and contrasting - scenery. Soak up the views of mountain and sea, as your guide leads you on an adventure with plenty of both. You'll see the famous Chapel of Notre Dame della Serra as you round the Bay of Calvi with its outstanding views onto the Mediterranean. Take comfort knowing this is an activity for all abilities, and that you'll be taken care of our by your professional guide.

4x4 Agriates Desert and Beach Excursion from Calvi

6. 4x4 Agriates Desert and Beach Excursion from Calvi

Discover the Agriates desert on this 4x4 excursion. See the area's unique fauna and flora, as well as some unusual spots like caves, troglodyte shelters, abandoned villages, and sheep sheds. After pickup from Calvi, head for the desert in an air-conditioned vehicle. Hear interesting facts and stories about the island from your guides as you explore. In the desert, admire the diverse natural landscapes, lush vegetation and keep an eye out for the many species of birds, butterflies, and rare plants. Stop for 4 hours at one of the most beautiful and wildest beaches in Corsica: Ghignu. Swim in the clear turquoise water or relax on the pure shores of the coast.

Calvi: Introduction to Diving Dive with an Instructor

7. Calvi: Introduction to Diving Dive with an Instructor

Enjoy an introductory dive that requires no previous dive experience on this speedboat cruise from Calvi. Dive into the Gulf of Calvi and get used to the equipment, the extraordinary environment, and the feeling of weightlessness.  Meet your guide and hop aboard a comfortable speedboat and cut through the water on the way to your dive spot. Learn about the high-quality dive equipment you will use to ensure that you are confident in the water.  Put on your well-maintained mask, fins, wetsuit, and respirator. Immerse yourself in the water with your instructor and go down slowly to ensure that you are able to equalize. Experience the thrill of breathing easily underwater while looking at the world around you.  Get a certificate marking your dive experience at the end of your tour that you can keep as a souvenir to remember your trip by. Return to your meeting point Calvi at the end of your tour. 

Calvi: Asco Valley 4x4 Day Tour with Guide

8. Calvi: Asco Valley 4x4 Day Tour with Guide

Enjoy a day of 4×4 fun as you travel around the slopes of Monte Cinto to explore the Asco Valley and its river. With its high peaks and plunging gorges cut out of granite, the Valley is a hub of rich flora and fauna growing in unusual little places waiting to be discovered. Admire the amazing landscapes between mountain and river and marvel at the shades of blue all around you from the sky to the water. Then, take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear water of the river and enjoy a 2-hour stop to relax and hang out. Chill under the sun, or cool down in the shade under a parasol provided by your guide. Learn all about the island from your passionate local guide, and listen to the secrets of the land on this unforgettable tour.

From Calvi: 4x4 Day Tour Mountain & Agriates' Saleccia Beach

9. From Calvi: 4x4 Day Tour Mountain & Agriates' Saleccia Beach

Start your day bright and early and head to one of the most visited panoramic sights of Corsica. Marvel at the stunning sea views and take in the fresh ocean air as you listen to your local guide tell the tales of the land and reveal its secrets. Next, drive to an altitude of 1200 m to enjoy a breathtaking 360 degree view out over the north of the island. Admire the view of Cap Corse, the Revellata Peninsula that stretches beyond Calvi, as well as the highest summit in the Balagne area, the Monte Padru which sits at 2392 m. Continue on through the centenarian rows of olive-trees in the Reginu Valley as you head to the next spot to enjoy a local lunch made with fresh regional produce. Journey on to Saleccia Beach one of the most beautiful in Corsica and hidden in the heart of the Agriates desert. Enjoy a 2-hour stop here to swim, and take a dip in the refreshing waters or relax in the shade underneath a parasol before heading back to Calvi.

Calvi: Pointe de la Revellata Snorkeling Tour with Boat Ride

10. Calvi: Pointe de la Revellata Snorkeling Tour with Boat Ride

After having been fully equipped in the diving centre, it will only take 15 minutes of navigation by boat to reach one of the most beautiful places of the Gulf of Calvi, the reserve of the Revellata point, which is only accessible by sea. Here, enjoy up to 1.5 hours of free time to explore the breathtaking natural beauty of this site. Keep an eye out for the numerous wildlife species that call this area home. You can enjoy this activity solo or with friends and family.

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 576 reviews

Perfect ! It was as good as it was beautiful. The quad activity is more technical than speed but it is definitely worth it. The bay of Calvi is magnificent. The chapel is also very pretty with all its prayers everywhere. On the other hand, only take a very small pocket which fits in the luggage compartment of the quad and for believers know that in the chapel you can buy tapers, candles and even make donations so think of the change.

Very nice boat trip to visit the Scandola reserve, accompanied by a swim stop among the fish.

It was great! A guide taught us a lot of things and who knows Corsica well. Have a great day!

Very nice experience! A romantic sunset outing with the added bonus of passing dolphins!

I had so much fun and the view of the sunset was amazing