Winter reveals the soul of Corsica
To come in winter is to want to disconnect and discover a peaceful Corsica...
Far from the hustle and bustle of summer, the dizzying heat and the crowds, Portivechju rediscovers its original tranquillity in winter.
Postcard landscapes await you in absolute serenity: beaches, mountains, built heritage, fauna and flora all come together in a peaceful atmosphere, ready to reveal their finest assets!
Winter in Corsica brings a peaceful, gentle atmosphere. Temperatures are cool but pleasant, with sunny days. It's a great time of year for winter walks and for tasting some heart-warming culinary specialities.
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If you're coming on holiday to Porto-Vecchio in winter, here are a few tips to make the most of your stay:
TAKE A DEEP BREATH!
The call of nature
The fine winter days here are ideal for hiking in the sunshine without worrying about the heat.
So many opportunities are open to you: from the seaside with the coastal paths such as that of Tamaricciuin the mountains like A Punta di A Vacca MortaIf you're lucky, you'll even be able to take a snowshoeing trip that will reveal some exceptional pristine white landscapes!
Are you also a lover of old stones? Then take a look at our archaeological sites or heritage trails, which will arouse your curiosity and delight your eyes...
SAVOUR THE LOCAL GASTRONOMY
If there's one season when you can enjoy traditional cuisine, it's winter!
Island dishes come from steaming pots, bringing warmth and comfort in the heart of winter: veal with olives, wild boar stew, chestnut flour polenta, soup, etc. a minestra are just as many flavours to tantalise your taste buds as they are to satisfy your stomach!
Winter is also the time when our producers make ficateddu, which is grilled over an open fire, or fresh brocciu, which is eaten with a spoon or cooked as a cannelloni or omelette, fiadonu, sciacciadoughnuts, etc...
Come and visit our traditional restaurants and farmhouse inns - they'll be delighted to share their culinary expertise with you!
We invite you to a total immersion...
Take advantage of the mild temperatures to stroll around the market and discover the island's specialities. In December, the town lights up with Christmas entertainment in a warm and festive atmosphere: ice rink, shows, culinary workshops, fireworks, gastronomic evenings, polyphonic concerts...