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'''Porto-Vecchio''' is a city on the [[France|French]] island of [[Corsica]].
 
'''Porto-Vecchio''' is a city on the [[France|French]] island of [[Corsica]].
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==Understand==
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You will find in Porto-Vecchio a unique mix of both idyllic unspoilt beaches along Corsica's southern coast and breathtaking mountain scenery. The city boasts an historical Old Town bustling with picturesque bars, restaurants, designer boutiques, hotels and a beautiful marina in the majestic Porto-Vecchio gulf, attracting international yachts.
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
There are busses from other major Corsican towns, and ferries from other locations. If driving to town in the summer months, it is best to arrive very early, before 10 (or even 9 in August) to ensure parking near the town center. On cloudy or rainy days in August traffic jams may stretch 2 hours long getting into or through town.
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There are buses from other major Corsican towns, and ferries from other locations. If driving to town in the summer months, it is best to arrive very early, before 10 (or even 9 in August) to ensure parking near the town center. On cloudy or rainy days in August traffic jams may stretch 2 hours long getting into or through town.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
Porto Vecchio is best navigated on foot, as the town has a one-way traffic system that makes it virtually impossible to navigate my auto.
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The car is the most practical to get around porto-Vecchio. Because the Porto-Vecchio city is a large space.
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City centre of Porto Vecchio is best navigated on foot, as the upper town has a one-way traffic system that makes it virtually impossible to navigate my auto.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
*[http://www.portovecchio.net pictures of Porto-Vecchio] Porto-vecchio : picturse, panoramics, 360, vrml, photos
 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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Porto-Vecchio has several souvenir shops, as well as some stores selling specialty Corsican food, such as wild boar sausage and local cheeses. There are several hyper-markets (bigger than super markets) just north of town along the main road.
 
Porto-Vecchio has several souvenir shops, as well as some stores selling specialty Corsican food, such as wild boar sausage and local cheeses. There are several hyper-markets (bigger than super markets) just north of town along the main road.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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The town has dozens of excellent restaurants, some with beautiful views over the harbour, and a main square where you can sip your latte while people watching.
 
The town has dozens of excellent restaurants, some with beautiful views over the harbour, and a main square where you can sip your latte while people watching.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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*<drink name="" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></drink>
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
The professionals of the real estate and tourism of Porto-vecchio are happy to accomodate you in their area. The teams of reception and animation, the hotels, the residences and the camp-sites are with your service so that your stay is successful perfectly.
 
Professionels of the real estate are placed at your disposal and hirings, grounds or the most beautiful properties with the sale propose to you.
 
  
Hotels in Porto-Vecchio.
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===Hotels===
*[http://www.hotelaiglonbylitis.com Hotel ** Aiglon Bylitis] near the harbour
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*[http://www.hotel-alcyon.com Hotel *** Alcyon] Center city
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*[http://www.hbcorsica.com Hotel *** Belvedere] on the sea, Luxury Porto-Vecchio Hôtel
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Villas and apparements rental.
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* <sleep name="Hotel Aiglon Bylitis" address="Route du commandant L'Herminier - 20137 Porto Vecchio" phone="+33 4 95 70 13 06" email="info@hotel-aiglon-bylitis.com" fax="+33 4 95 70 19 38" checkin="" checkout="" price="€46" url="http://www.hotel-aiglon-bylitis.com/"></sleep>
*[http://www.paeseserenu.com Appartements ** Paese serenu] On the sea, Gulf of Porto-Vecchio
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*[http://www.palombaggia.com villas ** Belvedere Palombaggia] Beach of Palombaggia
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* <sleep name="Alcyon Hotel" alt="" address="" directions="City centre" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.hotel-alcyon.com" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
* <sleep name="Hotel Aiglon Bylitis" address="Route du Port" phone="" email="" fax="" checkin="" checkout="" price="46€" url="http://www.hotelaiglonbylitis.com"></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Hotel Belvedere" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.hbcorsica.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Luxury hotel at the seaside.</sleep>
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===Villas and apartments===
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* <sleep name="Villa Calita" alt="" address="Cala Rossa Beach" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.corsica-villa.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Private holiday villa.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Belvedere Palombaggia villas" alt="" address="Palombaggia beach" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.palombaggia.com" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Residence Alta Strada" alt="" address="Sainte Lucie de Porto Vecchio" directions="" phone="+33 1 58 21 55 84" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">1 independant villa plus 8 villas in 4 groups of 2 semi-detached villas built around a swimming pool. Villas are approximately 15 m apart, all have a view onto the swimming pool and gardens and are designed to respect each villa’s privacy. Pinarellu beach is 3 km away. Own transport is necessary.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Residence Monte Marina" alt="in front of Tarco beach" address="Tarco beach" directions="" phone="330495732240" email="montemarina@wanadoo.fr" fax="" url="http://www.corse-locations-marina.com" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
  
 
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==Get out==
  
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Revision as of 17:34, 18 February 2013

Porto-Vecchio is a city on the French island of Corsica.

Contents

Understand

You will find in Porto-Vecchio a unique mix of both idyllic unspoilt beaches along Corsica's southern coast and breathtaking mountain scenery. The city boasts an historical Old Town bustling with picturesque bars, restaurants, designer boutiques, hotels and a beautiful marina in the majestic Porto-Vecchio gulf, attracting international yachts.

Get in

There are buses from other major Corsican towns, and ferries from other locations. If driving to town in the summer months, it is best to arrive very early, before 10 (or even 9 in August) to ensure parking near the town center. On cloudy or rainy days in August traffic jams may stretch 2 hours long getting into or through town.

Get around

The car is the most practical to get around porto-Vecchio. Because the Porto-Vecchio city is a large space. City centre of Porto Vecchio is best navigated on foot, as the upper town has a one-way traffic system that makes it virtually impossible to navigate my auto.

See

Do

Buy

Porto-Vecchio has several souvenir shops, as well as some stores selling specialty Corsican food, such as wild boar sausage and local cheeses. There are several hyper-markets (bigger than super markets) just north of town along the main road.

Eat

The town has dozens of excellent restaurants, some with beautiful views over the harbour, and a main square where you can sip your latte while people watching.

Drink


Sleep

Hotels

  • Hotel Aiglon Bylitis, Route du commandant L'Herminier - 20137 Porto Vecchio, +33 4 95 70 13 06 (, fax: +33 4 95 70 19 38), [1]. €46.
  • Alcyon Hotel, (City centre), [2].
  • Hotel Belvedere, [3]. Luxury hotel at the seaside.

Villas and apartments

  • Villa Calita, Cala Rossa Beach, [4]. Private holiday villa.
  • Belvedere Palombaggia villas, Palombaggia beach, [5].
  • Residence Alta Strada, Sainte Lucie de Porto Vecchio, +33 1 58 21 55 84. 1 independant villa plus 8 villas in 4 groups of 2 semi-detached villas built around a swimming pool. Villas are approximately 15 m apart, all have a view onto the swimming pool and gardens and are designed to respect each villa’s privacy. Pinarellu beach is 3 km away. Own transport is necessary.

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