For a really authentic holiday, discover the riches of Corsica's cultural heritage.
Corsica has inherited a rich cultural heritage that should be respected and preserved. Several prehistoric sites testify its occupation thousands of years BC, since the Middle Stone Age, that is to say, between six and nine thousand years earlier.
It is a reflection of the different cultures and beliefs of the people that who settled on the island. Successive invasions have also densified and diversified the cultural and architectural heritage of the island of citadels, fortifications, Genoese towers, basilicas and chapels of all styles, from pre-Romanesque to Baroque.
Discovering this land of ancestral and secular values is a wonderful adventure you will not regret.
The way of life, the songs, the beliefs, the legends, the craft skills are so many riches that you will discover and get to know during your stay on the Island of Beauty.
The island's identity and love
Classified as Intangible Heritage by UNESCO, Corsican polyphonic songs are an integral part of Corsican culture. In the same way, what would Corsica be without its coastal villages and its villages perched in their mountainous surroundings?
Throughout the year, visitors can get in touch with history by visiting sites and museums ingeniously designed to increase the pleasure of the visit. Documents, costumes, crafts and customs linked to life on the island, are all elements that will allow you a better understanding of this transmission from generation to generation.
Rich in an immense cultural heritage, material and natural, Corsica boasts many remarkable sites.
By visiting the island and seeing its curiosities and its treasures, holidaymakers can understand the strong sense of identity that the Corsican people have for their island and their culture. Smitten by their land, the Corsicans hold dearly the fundamental values of their identity. A sense of honour, respect for their given word, family values and the territorial importance of their land and their village are all elements that make up the Corsican heritage.