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Calvi Corsica Airport Car Hire

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Calvi, 20260 (France)
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With a rental car the optimal opportunity to discover the town of Calvi on the French island of Corsica and to enjoy the beautiful landscape in the area offers. Calvi is located on the northwest coast of Corsica and is the fourth largest city of the island with a population of approximately 5,500. The port city of their visitors by a centuries-old history reveals a wide variety of interesting sights, old buildings and historic sites. If you decide for a sightseeing tour with a rental car, all car hire companies that you have selected is of available are in the entire city.

Rent a car at the airport of Calvi

The airport is located about 7 km southeast of the city centre of Calvi aeroport Calvi Sainte Catherine and represents a major entry point for tourists. Because of its northern location, the airport from the North, the sea boundary is served. Locally all major car hire companies offer this service, so that you easily can rent a car on the website itself after landing. In addition to the main transport links to the French mainland such as the cities Paris, Lyon and Marseille, also direct flights are offered by the German airport Cologne - Bonn.

History of Calvi

The first settlements in Calvi go back to Roman times. In the area of today's lower city, the Romans built a small settlement named sine of Casalus. From the twelfth century, came the Genoese on the island and began construction of the Citadel, to protect themselves through the walls from enemies and intruders can. Contrary to all other areas of Corsica, where the Genoese as unwanted occupying power were considered, the inhabitants of Calvi received them with open arms, because they saw a way of protecting them. And when the Corsican struggles brawled in the 18th century, Calvi was still faithful to Genoa and support them in all battles.

Attractions in Calvi

The city of Calvi can be broken down into a so-called lower town and an upper town. In the lower town of the marketplace, the Town Hall and the Marina are, while the upper town, mainly through the fortress and the magnificent Governor's Palace is defined. The lower town is particularly interesting for tourists. A long promenade, small narrow streets and old houses with beautiful decorated facades invite for a long walk. And also the massive Citadel is an interesting idea in the time life and the outline of the former City Centre. Further below the Citadel is the place Christophe-Colombe with a monument, erected in honor of Christopher Columbus, who was born in the city.