Where to stay around Calenzana?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,631 holiday lettings near Calenzana. From 812 apartments to 375 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Calenzana is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Calenzana?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Calenzana. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museu di a Corsica: 416 holiday lettings
  • Port de L'Ile-Rousse: 1,856 holiday lettings
  • Scandola Nature Reserve: 1,058 holiday lettings
  • Ile de la Pietra: 1,839 holiday lettings
  • Lac de Capitello: 646 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Calenzana listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Calenzana?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 812 apartments in Calenzana. Our other popular types of Calenzana holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 375 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 277 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 26 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Calenzana?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 510 holiday homes with pool available in Calenzana. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Calenzana, Corsica your home away from home

    Calenzana, or Calinzana as it is sometimes spelt, is in Haute Corse. It is about 12km southeast of Calvi at 275 metres above sea level. Surrounded by low mountains, it is slightly cooler than on the coast. The area is agricultural so many vineyards, fruit trees and olive groves can be seen along with bees, sheep and goats. Holiday rentals in Calenzana are ideal for those wanting to experience the charm of an old Corsican town.

    Things to Do in Calenzana, Corsica

    Discover Local Crafts
    In and around Calenzana there are several traditional craftsmen who demonstrate their skills. Their wares make excellent gifts and souvenirs. There is a prize-winning basket maker on Route de Moncale, a pottery at Les Ateliers de Paradella and a talented artist and fresco restorer at St Restitude.

    Visit a Silver Mine
    Unfortunately the old mine at Argentilla has long been closed but walking around the old site is interesting and there is an informative silver mining museum.

    Enjoy the Local Beaches
    The nearest good beach to your holiday home in Calenzana is Pain de Sucre Beach, about 12 kms away between Calvi and Lumio. It is a small cove with plenty of sand, some rocks and a pleasant beach café.

    Places to Visit Around Calenzana, Corsica

    Ajaccio is the capital of Corsica and its main claim to fame is that is was the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte. History buffs can see 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.

    Nature Reserve of Scandola
    The Natural Reserve of Scandola covers almost 2,000 hectares and is a certified protected natural area about 50km southwest of your Calenzana holiday rental. It has caves, grottoes and wild terrain and can best be accessed by boat on a day trip from Calvi or Porto.

    The modern town of Porto has some lovely beaches but the main historical point of interest is the 16th century watchtower. It provides magnificent coastal views from its location above the red rock cliffs.

    Weather in Calenzana, Corsica

    The weather in Corsica is typically Mediterranean with long dry summers and mild winters. Summer days are very pleasant for holiday rentals in Calenzana, averaging 25°C (77°F) during the day. Most rainfall is in the winter.

    Travel to Calenzana, Corsica

    The nearest Corsica airport serving holiday rentals in Calenzana is the Bastia (BIA) Airport which is about 52 km drive away. Many flights connect in France although EasyJet does have direct flights from a number of UK cities. Corsica can also be reached by ferry from Marseilles, Toulon and Porto-Torres in Sardinia.

    Exploring the natural features in Calenzana

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Calenzana is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Foret d'Aitone (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
    • Calanches (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
    • Calvi Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Plage de Galeria (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
    • Algajola Beach (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
    • Monte Cinto (9.9 mi / 16 km)