Corsica Weather November Averages, France
What's the Weather Like in Corsica in November?
Although November marks the start of winter in Corsica, that doesn't mean the weather is particularly cold. It's still a good time to visit the island because compared to the UK, temperatures are still pleasant enough for outdoor activities.
Is It Hot In Corsica In November?
The average temperature for this month is 12°C with an average of five hours of sunshine. Though the heat often has highs of 17°C. The temperature drops at night, but only to lows of 7°C. Holidaymakers can still walk around comfortably in the evening if they pack some warmer layers.
Is The Sea Warm In Corsica In November?
Although the weather remains pleasant, sea temperatures have dropped too low for most people to enjoy swimming. The average sea temperature is just 19°C at this time of the year.
How Much Does It Rain In Corsica In November?
There's an average of 96mm of rainfall throughout the month, so it may be worth checking the forecast! However, if you don't mind the chance of rain, the island is much quieter and more peaceful at this time of year, making it a great time to visit.
Hotels for Corsica in November
Corsica is an island of variety and offers accommodation to suit every traveler, whether you're looking for a value or luxury stay.
One of the most highly-rated hotels on the whole island is Hotel Marinca. Located on the south west of the island in Olmeto, this sophisticated five-star hotel is an upmarket choice for your holiday to Corsica. The hotel sits by the sea overlooking the Valinco Gulf and even has its own private beach for guests to enjoy. Inside, there's a gourmet restaurant and a relaxing wellness spa.
Ibis Budget Ajaccio
For a more affordable option, look no further than the Ibis Budget Ajaccio. This family-friendly hotel is located just 1.9 miles from the centre of Ajaccio making it a great base for exploring the whole region. The hotel has a clean and modern feel with spacious rooms equipped with TVs, air conditioning and private bathrooms. A buffet breakfast is available each morning.
Those visiting Bastia will find great accommodation at the Sud Hotel. This no fuss establishment is budget-friendly but stylish and is ideally located, within walking distance of the beach and the centre of Bastia. Amenities include an on-site restaurant and bar as well as free Wi-Fi and free parking.
Restaurants and Bars for Corsica in November
Corsica has a wonderful food and drink scene for tourists to enjoy while they're on the island. Wherever you're staying, it's easy to find a great place to eat.
Le Piano Chez Toinou
Le Piano Chez Toinou is located in Porticcio and is highly rated among fellow travelers. The restaurant serves typically French and Corsican cuisine with a range of fresh fish and meat dishes as well as some delicious homemade soups and a great selection of local wines. With a warm and inviting interior, it's a lovely place to spend an evening with family or friends.
Holiday makers can uncover a hidden gem of a restaurant at U Cantonu. Located in the Corsican countryside close to Porto-Vecchio, it's worth tracking down if you love authentic food served in charming, family-friendly surroundings. The menu here is filled with delicious and genuine local dishes and has plenty of great choices for vegetarian diners too.
Last but not least, if you're looking for a fun night out on Corsica, look no further than B52 club in Bonifacio. This popular venue sits by the harbour and is the place to be seen after dark, featuring live DJs, dancing and a huge selection of drinks.
Things to Do in Corsica in November
Cathedral of Saint Jean-Baptiste
Because of Corsica's temperate climate, sightseeing is possible practically all year long. If you're heading for a spot of sight-seeing in the town of Calvi, don't miss the Cathedral of Saint Jean-Baptiste. One of the must-see attractions on the island, the cathedral sits at the centre of the town and is a national monument of France. Built in the 16th century, it's a great example of Corsica's rich history and culture and even houses some important artifacts, including a painting by Babrabagelata called L'Annonciation and a 15th century black statue of Christ.
A fun activity at any time of the year, especially for wine lovers, is visiting the various vineyards on the island. Most of them are open to the public and tourists are welcome to learn about the individual wines and producers by touring their vineyards and production facilities. You can even sample some of them! Recommended vineyards include Domaine de Torraccia, just outside of Porto-Vecchio and Domaine Leccia in Patrimonio, both of which can be easily reached by car.