Solenzara means the sun' in the Corsican language and this beautiful large village harbour is a superb unspoilt destination in Eastern Corsica. Located 50kms east of Corsica Airport, it is difficult to get to by public transport, and yet the one hour journey is a very pleasant drive from the airport with car hire in Solenzara.
Solenzara is where the Corsican coast meets the Gulf of Porto-Vecchio where the sandy beaches meet the pine encrusted Peaks of Bavella. Leafy eucalyptus roads lead to marvellous destinations with horse riding, short rambles and staggering views making cheap car hire in Solenzara a great holiday choice as there is much to see and do here.
Once you have arrived from Corsica Airport, simple car rental in Solenzara is essential because the island has poor public transportation yet good roads so driving here is a wonderful experience. The National County Park a fantastic part of the island and the Sea Harbour provides hours of sun-baked contemplation.
The village of Solenzara is bustling, with markets and local arts and handicrafts. There are also a number of small bars and restaurants to visit, eat, drink and people watch in. The beaches are delightful and there are many more surrounding Sorenzaro and the coast road will lead you to many deserted paradises.
Short drives are a must on the island of Corsica, as there are many small villages to explore. To the north is Kamiesh and along the marvellous N198 coast road there are beaches galore around the southern villages of Canella and Favone are just a few kilometres away. You can also explore craggy mountains and spectacular pine forests from the west bound D268 road.