French commune in Haute-Corse department, Corsica
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Corte is in Upper Corsica.

Corte in winter


Corte (Corsican: Corti) is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of Corsica. It is the fourth-largest city in Corsica (after Ajaccio, Bastia, and Porto-Vecchio).

Get inEdit

By carEdit

National roads lead to Corte from Ajaccio and Bastia.

By trainEdit

Corte is also linked to Ajaccio, Bastia and Calvi by the Chemin de fer de la Corse (Corsican Railway), and is served by trains running between Ajaccio and Calvi, and Ajaccio and Bastia.

  • 1 Corte railway station (Gare de Corte).  

Get aroundEdit

Map of Corte


Corte's citadel

- 1 Corte citadel. Fortress (A citadella)  

- 2 Museum of Corsica (Museu di a Corsica).

- 3 University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli. This is a French university, based in Corte. It is under the Academy of Corsica.    



A stone house in Corte


  • Paglia Orba, 5 Faubourg St Antoine, +33 4 95 34 47 21. M–Sa 12:00–14:00, 19:00–23:00. Copious portions of delicious Corsican food. Friendly service and a good view too.



There are two campsites in Corte:

  • Camping Alivetu (900m from the train station on the river Restonica). €27 for two people per night.
  • Camping Restonica (Located close to the big supermarket, on the river Restonica). €25 for two people per night.


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