Located in a sheltered bay, deep in the beautiful Valinko Gulf in western Corsica, is the rugged city of Propriano. The area is covered with trees and green hills, which, combined with high mountain peaks and incredible waters, make the Mediterranean a must visit.
Propriano port is the second largest in Corsica. It is located in the very center of the city and offers its services throughout the year. The weekly trips south of Corsica are wonderful; you can visit places like Scandola Nature Reserve or Les bouches de Bonifacio. Lavezzi islands or the Italian island of Sardinia for longer walks. You can also choose the one-day yacht charter in Propriano bay . Its natural harbor was once visited by the ancient Greeks, Carthaginians and Romans, but became the main target for the raids of Saracen pirates in the 18th century, then it was largely destroyed.
There you will find many marinas, such as Porto Pollo, in the county of Serra di Ferro. For people who want to go wakeboarding or water skiing, you can just rent a speed boat for the whole day to have fun on the water.
Propriano is a commune in the department of Cors du Sud, located about halfway between the major cities of Ajaccio in the north and Bonifacio in the south of Corsica. It is known that there is the most glamorous marina in Corsica. During the summer months, its sparkling port turns into a hive of activity , and luxury yachts go on a cruise to enjoy the luxurious restaurants, bars, beaches and the overall buzzing summer atmosphere.
It has long been a favorite for yachting travelers who want to enjoy the luxury of summer, but in a more relaxed atmosphere compared to the hedonistic hot spots of the French Riviera. There is an opportunity to travel to more traditional and modest villages enjoying the luxury of a city created taking into account the needs of the most demanding customers in the world.
Renting a yacht from a local resident is a real advantage. You will hear cruise tips from those who know the best places in Propriano and its environs. Another option is to charter a yacht with a skipper if you don’t feel comfortable enough (or do not have enough experience) to drive the boat yourself.
Two of Corsica's best beaches are a 20-minute walk from Propriano, and the pretty town of Sateen, which French writer Prosper Merimet called "the most Corsican of Corsica's cities," is a short drive from the hotel. If you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of life for a few hours , then head to Olmeto, which is located on a hillside overlooking Propriano. This quiet, charming village offers the feeling of old Corsica and is a great place to think and enjoy fantastic views.
Luxury charter holidays in these waters often include stops in the port cities of Corsica, such as Bonifacio and Ajaccio, and are close enough to Sardinia to visit La Maddalena National Park and Porto Cervo. Water sports are very popular on these islands. And the general atmosphere and variety of landscapes guarantee an unforgettable vacation.