Sagone is on the west coast of Corsica, jus 40 minutes drive north of Ajaccio. It is surrounded by large sandy beaches and coves whilst further inland are majestic mountains dotted with small villages. The beaches and natural scenery make Sagone holiday rentals the perfect choice for discovering this lovely island.
As well as being blessed with soft sand and warm aquamarine waters, the beaches around Sagone are ideal for swimming and watersports. Lessons can be taken in windsurfing and catamarans can be hired. Boat trips and fishing trips are also available.
There is plenty to do in the sunny climate of Corsica. The mountains are ideal for hiking, climbing, mountain biking and horse riding. Hire a boat, visit a nature reserve or play tennis from your well-located Sagone holiday villa.
The incredible Gorges de Spelunca just north of Sagone is the island’s most popular attraction. The orange granite walls make a sheer drop of 1000 metres to the swirling waters below. This area is popular as one of Corsica’s great hikes along a partly paved former mule track between Ota and Evisa.
The modern town of Porto has some lovely beaches but the main historical point of interest in the town is the 16th century watchtower. It provides magnificent coastal views from its location on top of the red rock cliffs.Sartene
Sartene is in the far southwest of Corsica, high in the mountains and is famous for producing the excellent local Sartene wine. The main town is centred around the Place de la Liberation where the Sainte Marie Church stands. Checkout the tall houses built from local rock which are linked by countless arches, staircases and passageways.Ajaccio
Ajaccio is the capital of Corsica and its main claim to fame is that is was the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte. Visitors can visit his home, explore the National Bonaparte Museum and see the caves where he played as a child. The 16th century citadel is an imposing focal point of the town and there is a Renaissance Cathedral. The winding streets are lined with cafés and shops making it the perfect day out from your Sagone holiday rental.
Holiday rentals in Sagone enjoy dry sunny summers with average temperatures reaching 27°C (81°F). Winters are mild with daytime highs averaging 13°C (55°F) in January and slightly more rain.
The closest airport to Sagone holiday homes is Bastia (BIA) Corsica Airport which is 126 km away. It has regular flights with easyJet and AirFrance from major cities in Europe including London Gatwick, Manchester, Bristol and Paris. Figari (FSC) airport is a small airport 142 km away in South Corsica and is served by Ryanair and Air Berlin. The island can also be reached by ferry from Marseilles or Nice to Ajaccio.