Nice to Corsica Ferry
There are currently 5 ferry routes connecting Nice and Corsica, with services from Nice to Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi, Ile Rousse and Porto Vecchio. On average, there are a combined number of 4 crossings each day between Nice and Corsica, which are operated by Corsica-Sardinia Ferries and Moby Lines. The shortest crossing is to Ile Rousse and takes around 4 hours 5 minutes, while the longest crossing is to Porto Vecchio and takes approximately 9 hours 30 minutes.
The above information is a basic summary on the services between Nice and Corsica. We recommend using our Ferry Search to find live ferry information and the latest prices.
Nice is the 5th largest city in France and one of the most visited cities after Paris, mainly by English, American, Scandinavian and Italian tourists. Nice boasts stretches of white sandy beaches and is close to the famous town of Cannes.
2000 years ago, inhabitants from Marseille won Nice from Italy and called it Nikaïa after Nike, the Greek Goddess of Victory. Nice has always been a contested territory; for a long period, it was part of Italy and eventually in 1861; it was annexed to the French Empire.
Nice offers a variety of activities and amenities from lodging and dining, to shopping, sunbathing and swimming. Cinemas, theaters, opera and museums are all on your door step. Alternatively you can simply stroll along the Promenade des Anglais and enjoy the amazing views.
Nice has many beautiful squares to visit, including the Place Massena, which is one of the most representative of Nice, or the spectacular Tete au carré, the building of the Louis Nucera's library. There are many important museums in Nice, such as the Marc Chagall, the Matisse, the Museum of Modern Arts and the Massena. While in the region, you can also visit the Pablo Picasso and the Antibes Museum.
The island of Corsica lies in the Mediterranean sea off the coasts of Italy and France, just above the neighbouring island of Sardinia.
Corsica is a popular tourist destination that offers many activities and attractions for the visitor to enjoy, from hiking, scuba diving and sailing, to beautiful beaches, picturesque towns and the stunning Ajaccio cathedral. Corsica also offers an excellent variety of shopping and dining facilities.
One of the best ways to take in the island is by taking a Mare e Mare walk from one side of the island to another which can take from 5-17 days to walk!
But even if you just feel like relaxing, there are still many things to do around Corsica.