Practical information

(There are many other points of interest and activities close by.)

Calvi and the surrounding areas are full of activities that can occupy your holidays.

Activities in the countryside

  • Swimming in the sea or in rivers (Fango, Bonifato…)
  • Hiking (along the Mare e Monti, GR20…), horseriding, quads, 4×4 adventures…
  • Beaches within reach using the local Balagne train

Cultural activities

  • Guided visits of the local buildings in Calvi
  • Excursions to a variety of destinations ( the five marvels , Corte, forest of Bonifato, the old villages,…)
  • Visit the nature reserve of Scandola by boat
  • Take a trip on a kayak in the Fango estuary (Galeria)
  • Day trip to vist restored organs and hear the music in local churches (car required)

Sport Activities

  • Nautical club balagne (sea kayak, wind surfing, catamaran …)
  • Diving
  • Jet ski
  • Water Skiing
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Coastal fishing
  • Horse back riding
  • Mini golf
  • Tennis
  • Hand-gliding
  • Adventure assault course in the trees
  • Biking
  • Acqua Vital: weight lifting, water aerobics, spa

Nights out

  • Many piano /bars and night clubs just 1 km away.
  • Disco Camargue 1.2 km (free shuttle minibuses are organized from the marina)

Events

  • Procession of Good Friday (a Granitula)
  • Three cultures festival
  • Festival of Jazz (June)
  • Meeting of contempory Arts (June until September)
  • Festival ”Calvi on the rock” (July)
  • Olive fair (Montemaggiore)
  • Fireworks display (15 August)
  • Meeting of the singers polyphoniques (September)
  • Wind Festival (End of October)

For further information on events and activities contact Calvi Tourist Information Office Tel (0033) 4 95 65 16 67

Port / Train Station  / Airport

  • Calvi port :1,3km
  • Bastia Port :115 kms
  • Ajaccio Port : 180km
  • Yachts (485 berths) : 1 km
  • Calvi train station: 1 km
  • Calvi airport Ste Catherine : 7km
  • Bastia airport : 100 km
  • Ajaccio airport: 170 km

Rent a car

  • 400/500m, rental cars, motorcycles, quads, bikes …
  • 1/1, 5km, Bicycle Rental, cars, motorcycles, boats …
  • At the airport, car rental.