Porto Vecchio is situated in the southern part of Corsica and is one of the most loved turistic resort of the island. Third most important city after Bastia and Ajaccio, has Genoese origins. Very famous the beach of Palombaggia and the beach of Santa Giulia. Its economy is mostly based on tourism, thanks to its port too, big enough to accommodate the biggest ships. Must see of the island, the Strict of Bonifacio can be visited with one of the many excursions done by boat. Port of Porto Vecchio departures and arrivals: Golfo Aranci and Nice. The sailing company operating from and to Porto Vecchio is Corsica-Sardinia Ferries.