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Porto Vecchio

Porto Vecchio, 25km north of Bonifacio is an attractive old town sculpted on to a dramatic hilltop, with views across its own beautiful deep blue bay and its small harbor below, Porto Vecchio was rated by James Boswell as one of "the most distinguished harbors in Europe".
It was founded in 1539 as a second Genoese stronghold on the east coast (Bastia being well to the north). Today Porto Vecchio is a lively centre for shopping, cafe-sitting and menu browsing and is one of Corsica's most fashionable towns. The streets are dotted with chic boutiques offering designer fashions and the very best local produce in and Corsican wine.

Fun Facts

When settlers first arrived in 1539, the mosquito population spread malaria and wiped out the first Ligurian settlers within months. The town thrived mainly thanks to the cork industry, which continued well into the twentieth century. A third of Corsica's wine is exported from Porto-Vecchio. Porto Vecchio's population quadruples in the summer months.
Porto Vecchio
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Luxury yachts

Charter in Porto Vecchio onboard a luxury yacht

Mosaique | Proteksan

Mosaique

Proteksan
Length
49m
Year
2002
From
€180,000 / week
Nassima | Acico Yachts

Nassima

Acico Yachts
Length
49m
Year
2012
From
€200,000 / week
Wild Thyme | Benetti

Wild Thyme

Benetti
Length
36.6m
Year
2006
From
€105,000 / week