Corsica Cruises

Stunning Scenery, Beautiful Beaches and Breathtaking Mountains Beckon

Stunning Scenery, Beautiful Beaches and Breathtaking Mountains Beckon

The Mediterranean island of Corsica stands high in sea beckoning visitors to explore its beauty. Technically a French island, Corsica is home to a distinct Italian culture from its early days as it was first ruled by Genoa, and then by Pisa. A cruise in Corsica takes you to the capital and port city of Ajaccio, where historical highlights of this beautiful island include the birthplace of Napolean and the Maison Bonaparte, the museum that commemorates him. Dedicated to the art of the Italian Renaissance, Musée Fesch can also be found in Ajaccio. The museum emphasizes the influence that both the Italian and the French have on this destination.

Among the other various ports of call on Western Mediterranean cruises  to Corsica, including Barcelona, Genoa, La Spezia, Cannes, Civitavecchia, and Palma de Mallorca, the beautiful island of Corsica stands out for its craggy peaks and stylish coastal towns. The climate is typical of the Mediterranean with hot summer days and warm nights with cooler temperatures found in the more mountainous regions.

The town of  Porto Vecchio is a destination highlight for Corsica cruises in 2022-2023. The old town walls are characterised by a 16th century Genoese citadel. Here you can admire beautiful views of the marina filled with yachts and fishing boats or explore the narrow cobblestone streets lined with shops, cafes and restaurants. Beautiful beaches provide the opportunity for a refreshing and relaxing day in the Mediterranean sun on a cruise in Corsica.   

Thanks to the variety of cultural influences, the cuisine of the island is diverse. Meat, fresh water and saltwater fish can each feature as the main ingredient in local dishes. 

Start looking for your ideal cruise to Corsica in 2022 or 2023 and enjoy a truly memorable cruising experience with MSC Cruises.

Corsica Ports

Corsica Cruises are offered from a several easily accessible embarkation ports, including Genoa, Barcelona, and Civitavecchia. 

All port information for your MSC cruise in Corsica can be accessed below.