Known as the ‘scented isle’, the French island of Corsica lies just west of Italy in the Mediterranean Sea. A Corsica holiday rewards visitors with rugged landscapes dominated by snow-capped granite peaks and covered in fragrant and colourful vegetation. Corsica has a unique blend of old world French and Italian culture and is studded with exceptional vineyards, quaint fishing villages and attractive towns. Corsica’s 1,000 kilometres of scenic coastline and warm climate, means it is a popular destination for families and holidaymakers looking to relax on pretty beaches near crystal-clear waters. There are plenty of outdoor activities for the more energetic traveller. Corsica is a hiker and mountain biker's paradise with its many picturesque walking and cycling trails that suit all levels of competence.