Situated south-east of France’s Mediterranean coast and the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, and north of the Italian island of Sardinia, Corsica is a popular destination for holidaymakers and an expensive and sought-after place to buy property in France. Known in French as the Ile de Beauté, Corsica has astounding geographical diversity.

Corsica’s cuisine is often described as a blend of French and Italian, but with its own unique flavours and ingredients. Fresh fish and seafood are abundant but traditionally Corsicans are meat-eaters, so expect to see wild boar, lamb and veal on menus everywhere. Much of the mountain cooking is based around the locally produced dairy products.

Average property prices in this region vary from €3,843/m2 for houses and €3,566/m2 for apartments.

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