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Viva Beach in Porticcio - France

Information on the Viva Beach in Porticcio (France)


Description and location of the Viva Beach in Porticcio (20128)

Map of Viva Beach in Porticcio in Corsica

Our opinion on the Viva Beach

Adresse of the Viva Beach : Ch de la Viva 20128 Grosseto-Prugna

Viva Beach in Porticcio is the main beach of the seaside resort on the Gulf of Ajaccio. Located in the city centre, it stretches on 2 km of fine sand from the pier to the Capitello tower and the mouth of Prunelli. It is located next to Ricanto Beach in Ajaccio.

There are several areas on this beach. The southern part is very family-oriented with many tourist activities. There is also in this area an aid station open in summer. Further back north towards Ajaccio, the beach is wilder. There is a naturist beach at the Capitello Tower.

There are many water activities one can do on this beach. On windy days, large rollers may appear on this beach (especially in the northern part).

There are several car parks near the beach on the RD55 (southern part of the beach). To the north, there is a car park near the pond of Casavone.

Characteristics of the Viva 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 Viva Beach

Viva beach in Porticcio in Corsica

This long sandy beach in Porticcio stretches north towards Ajaccio and the Capitello tower that we can see on this picture in the centre.

Viva beach and view on Porticcio - Corsica

This beach is family-oriented in the centre of Ajaccio, and has an aid station, a sailing school and restaurants. This is the busiest area.

Photo of Porticcio beach and view on the Ajaccio Gulf

This sandy beach overlooks the Gulf of Ajaccio and offers a beautiful view of Ajaccio and the Iles Sanguinaires.

Sand beach in Ajaccio gulf - Porticcio

The view of the tip of Porticcio is beautiful from this beach, where there are a few more wild beaches.

Tip of Porticcio - Ajaccio gulf
Tower of Capitello and Porticcio beach
Photo of Viva beach in Porticcio next to Capitello tower

This is the end of Viva Beach, near the Capitello tower.

Beach near the Capitello tower in Porticcio - Corsica

We can see in this photo the Capitello tower with small coves on the left that are usually home to naturists.

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