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Top Choice Beach in Porto-Vecchio

Plage de Palombaggia

When it comes to longing for the archetypal 'idyllic beach', it's impossible to think past the immense Plage de Palombaggia, southeast of Porto-Vecchio. This is the Corsican paradise you've been daydreaming about: s…
Bistro in Porto-Vecchio

La Table de Nathalie

Locals and tourists alike flock to the front terrace of this chic little bistro, just south of the tourist office. The menu abounds in seasonally inspired, locally sourced treats such as slow-cooked fish in citrus-h…
Bar in Porto-Vecchio

Le Glacier de la Place

It may call itself an ice-cream parlour, and it does serve a month's worth of sundaes, but this place on Porto-Vecchio's main square is more famous for its staggering selection of beers from all over the world, as w…
Club in Porto-Vecchio

Via Notte

Corsica's hottest club, on Porto-Vecchio’s southern outskirts, Via Notte claims to be the largest open-air nightclub in Europe. With up to 5000 revellers and superstar DJs most nights in summer, it has to be seen to…
Mediterranean in Porto-Vecchio

Tamaricciu

Oh-so-chic beach restaurant, on the Palombaggia sands 10km southeast of Porto-Vecchio. The setting is unsurpassable, with first-class views of the turquoise surf from the wood-decked terrace, while the Mediterranean…
Corsican in Porto-Vecchio

A Cantina di l’Orriu

The atmospheric old-stone interior of this wine-bar-turned-restaurant is packed to the rafters with sausages and cold meats hung up to dry, cheeses, jars of jam and honey, and other tasty Corsican produce, and there…
Brasserie in Porto-Vecchio

U Molu

Across from the marina, U Molu fills up every lunchtime with locals and visitors, drawn here for its sensational tartares – prepared fresh at your table, using raw, minced fish or meat – or other signature dishes li…