Travel to Corsica, France – Episode 267

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The Amateur Traveler talks to Jeff Steiner from Americans in France to talk about a lesser known part of France which is the island of Corsica. The island is better known to Americans as the home of Napoleon Bonaparte but the French call the island L’isle Beauté – the Island of Beauty. Corsica boasts a mountainous interior, with a hiking trail from one end to the other, but is surrounded by gorgeous beaches. South of France, in the Mediterranean Sea, the island is sun-drenched in the Summer. Driving on the island can be scary with narrow winding mountain roads with wonderful views. The Corsicans also boast that Christopher Columbus was born there (The Genoese do not agree). Jeff encourages us to visit the town of Calvi.



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Show Notes

Americans in France
Corsica – Americans in France
Le Petit Train de Corte
Hiking Trail GR 20
D81 Views
12th Air Force Groups on Corsica
Corsica Ferries
SNCM Ferries
Moby Lines Ferries
Ajaccio Airport
Bastia Airport
Calvi Airport
Figari Airport

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by Chris Christensen

I am the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.



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