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Palombaggia beach in Porto-Vecchio - France

Information on the Palombaggia beach in Porto-Vecchio (France)


Description and location of the Palombaggia beach in Porto-Vecchio (20137)

Map of the Palombaggia beach in Porto Vecchio - Corsica

Our opinion on the Palombaggia beach

Adresse of the Palombaggia beach : Rte de Piccovagia 20137 Porto-Vecchio

Palombaggia Beach in Porto Vecchio is the most famous beach in Corsica. This vast expanse of sand stretches over 1.5 km with extra fine white sand. There are several areas separated by rocks. It is in the northernmost area that there are huts, private beaches and water activities. In the central part, there is a completely public large expanse of sand, which is offered to tourists lined with small dunes and pine trees providing shade in summer. Swimming is gently sloping.

Note that the area of ​​Casa di Lume is equipped for disabled people and a monitoring station is installed in summer. This area is also a tobacco-free beach (the first one in Corsica).

To get to the beaches of Palombaggia, take the direction of Bonifacio on the N198 at the exit of Porto Vecchio. At the large roundabout (junction for Ajaccio), turn left towards Palombaggia by Piccovaggia. Follow the road for 11 km. A paid car park is located on the northern part.

Characteristics of the Palombaggia beach

Type of beach

  • Creek
  • Shade
  • Lawn
  • Pebbles
  • Sand
  • Cement

Equipment on the beach

  • Handicap accessible
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids Club
  • Shower
  • Mattress rental
  • Free parking
  • Payed parking
  • Paddle boats
  • Lifeguards in season
  • Restaurants
  • WC


  • Beach volleyball
  • Nautical Center
  • Sand Yachting
  • Nursery
  • Fishing
  • Nautical sports
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Kitesurfing


  • Difficult access
  • Nude beach
  • Wild beach
  • Near city center


  • Barbecues permitted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Smoke-free beach

Photos of the Palombaggia beach

Photo of the Palombaggia beach in Corsica - Porto Vecchio

Palombaggia beach, surrounded by a pine forest, is one of the most famous beaches in Corsica. Its extra-fine sand is one of the finest in the Ile de beauté. The Cerbicale Islands are opposite.

Photo from the main Palombaggia beach in Corsica

We are on the main beach of Palombaggia, which stretches over 1.6 km.

Palombaggia in Corsica

There are small dunes along the water’s edge.

Photo of Palombaggia beaches in Porto Vecchio

This picture shows the expansiveness of this beach.

Palombaggia bay in Corsica
Palombaggia private beach in Porto Vecchio - Corsica

We are on the northern part of Palombaggia. There is in this area several private beaches and huts. It is also possible to participate in water sports.

Creek of Palombaggia in Corsica
Global view of Palombaggia in Corse

There is a view of the nearby ponds and the Cerbicale Islands upon arrival on Palombaggia.

Aerial view of Palombaggia in Corsica

There is an aerial view of southern Palombaggia beach. Tamaricciu beach is in the centre, and Acciaju Beach behind the tip. The Gulf of Santa Giulia is in the background.

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Users rating given to this beach:
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