eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Corsica, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756693292
  • ISBN-13: 9780756693299
  • DDC: 914.49904
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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The DK Eyewitness Corsica Travel Guide will lead you straight to the best attractions Corsica has on offer. Fully illustrated with coverage of all the major sights from the Bonifacio marine park to the picturesque Algajola sea wall and historic Ajaccio, the guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs. Whether you are exploring the rugged and mountainous cultural center of Corte or enjoying the watersports of modern Porto, the guide includes comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife in each region for all budgets. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites including the Citadels at Bastia and Calvi, plus street maps of major towns and reliable information about getting around this diverse island. The guide explores Corsica's culture, history, wildlife and diving, not forgetting the dramatic countryside. With all the sights, beaches, shops and attractions listed town by town, DK Eyewitness Corsica Travel Guide is your essential companion.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Corsica.
2: Discovering Corsica.
3: Putting Corsica on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Corsica.
5: Corsica’s Landscape and Fauna.
6: The Corsican Coastline.
7: GR20: Stages 1–5.
8: GR20: Stages 6–10.
9: GR20: Stages 11–15.
10: Architecture in Corsica.
11: Language, Literature, Music and Traditions.
12: Corsica through the Year.
13: The History of Corsica.
14: Corsica Area by Area.
15: Corsica at a Glance.
16: Bastia and the North.
17: Exploring Bastia and the North.
18: Ajaccio and the West Coast.
19: Exploring Ajaccio and the West Coast.
20: Bonifacio and the South.
21: Exploring Bonifacio and the South.
22: Corte and the Interior.
23: Exploring Corte and the Interior.
24: Travellers’ Needs.
25: Where to Stay.
26: Choosing a Hotel.
27: Where to Eat.
28: The Flavours of Corsica.
29: What to Drink in Corsica.
30: Choosing a Restaurant.
31: Shopping in Corsica.
32: What to Buy in Corsica.
33: Entertainment in Corsica.
34: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
35: Survival Guide.
36: Practical Information.
37: Personal Security and Health.
38: Banking and Local Currency.
39: Communications.
40: Travel Information.
General Index.
Corsican Words and Phrases.
French Phrase Book.