Corsica Weather October Averages, France
What's the Weather Like in Corsica in October?
Corsica sees a change in the weather in October as autumn arrives on the island. Temperatures are comfortable at an average of 17°C, with highs of 21°C, suited for outdoor activities. But Octoberstill sees seven sunny hours a day, which is plenty of time to get a tan.
Does It Rain In Corsica In October?
There is more chance of showers now and holidaymakers will have to work around this. Rainfall almost doubles from September, seeing 87mm throughout the month which makes October the second wettest month of the year. There are approximately 10 rainy days a month - so pack an umbrella!
How Hot Is Corsica In October?
Lows drop at night to 12°C, and while this is still not cold, it would be wise to bring some warmer layers for the evening.
Can You Swin In The Sea In October?
The average sea temperatures is 24°C, fine for swimming, even this late in the season.
Hotels for Corsica in October
October is quieter than the peak summer months on the island, and as a result, accommodation is generally easy to find with some great deals available.
Hôtel Liberata offers a unique experience for travelers, as it is housed inside a traditional Corsican mansion in the centre of L'le-Rousse with stunning sea views and direct beach access. Inside, rooms are bright and modern with private bathrooms, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi and some featuring a balcony. Situated close to many great bars and restaurants, this four-star hotel is a wonderful choice for a holiday in northern Corsica.
Hotel San Carlu Citadelle
If you're travelling on a budget, you'll find affordable downtown accommodation in Ajaccio at the Hotel San Carlu Citadelle. Located in the heart of the old quarter, this unfussy hotel is just minutes from attractions including Maison Bonaparte and the Cathedral d'Ajaccio making it a great base for exploring the city. Rooms are comfortable, simple and well-equipped.
Miramar Boutique Hotel
For those who enjoy luxurious surroundings, five-star accommodation is available at the Miramar Boutique Hotel. Set in lush gardens located near to the town of Propiano, this beachside hotel offers amazing panoramic sea views. Deluxe rooms, on-site spa facilities and a fantastic Mediterranean restaurant mean that you can enjoy a beautiful, relaxing vacation without ever leaving the hotel if you wish.
Restaurants and Bars for Corsica in October
Food lovers will be spoiled for choice when it comes to eating out on the island. No matter where you stay, you'll find restaurants serving delicious Corsican fare, from traditional dishes to contemporary haute cuisine.
Restaurant Les Quarte Vents
Surrounded by sea, it's no surprise that Corsica has superb seafood. Restaurant Les Quatre Vents is located by the harbour in Bonifacio and is highly regarded by both locals and tourists for its menu of deliciously fresh fish dishes. With a contemporary interior and sea views, it's an enjoyable location for an evening meal with family or friends.
Also located in Bonifacio, Rocca Serra is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. This popular ice cream parlour has over 25 tasty flavours to choose from and is especially known for its impressive sundaes. A great place to go for dessert after dinner, or for an afternoon treat.
Finally, Corsica's party side can be discovered at Via Notte nightclub. Located in Porto-Vecchio, this is the place to go if you want to drink and dance the night away while listening to some great music. The club holds regular events and themed nights throughout the year.
Things to Do in Corsica in October
Tour de Corse
The month of October sees a couple of events that will especially interest car enthusiasts. The Vintage Car Rally and the Tour de Corse are both held during October, drawing spectators and participants from all over the world. These rallies attract large crowds in all of the towns and cities that they visit, but are a fun way to spend a day in Corsica.
The Valinco Taravu Team
On dry days, one of the best ways to see the island is by bike. Thanks to the rugged terrain, mountain biking is a popular activity in Corsica and keen holiday makers can take part in organized tours all around the island. The Valinco Taravu Team is located in Porto Pollo, a small village close to Propriano and offers mountain biking trails where you can discover flora and fauna and take in spectacular views along the way.