An Island Apart: The History and Landscapes of Corsica
In the heart of the Mediterranean, the island of Corsica waits to be explored. From its role in the French Revolution to its incredible natural beauty, discover the best of Corsica.
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Program No. 21704RJ
14 days
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At a Glance

On the island of Corsica, the flavors of French culture and cuisine blend with the warm breezes of the Mediterranean. Experience the unique identity of Corsica, a breathtaking island that was once home to Napoleon Bonaparte and today is a modern territory that maintains some political autonomy over other regions of France. Hear stories of Christopher Columbus, learn how the island once fortified itself against pirates and take in the geologic wonders that make Corsica the most mountainous island in the Mediterranean.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Begin your studies in Paris, where the Hotel National des Invalides, the medieval University of Paris and Latin Quarter await your exploration.
  • Trace the earliest days of Napoleon Bonaparte at this home city of Ajaccio, and learn about Corsica’s role during the French Revolution.
  • Marvel at the jagged cliffs and pristine coastline of Scanola Nature Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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