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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Southern Corsica

Coti-Chiavari - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Southern Corsica

The town of Coti-Chiavari is located on the south shore of the Gulf of Ajaccio, she has on that front most beautiful beaches in the region.

The village is located on Coti heights and has an absolutely beautiful view over the sea, this town once housed convicts sentenced to perform various agricultural and forestry work, however, the coast infested by malaria were soon abandoned for reliving of peasant agriculture after the war.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude41.7725970 (N 41° 46’ 21”)
Longitude8.7717650 (E 8° 46’ 18”)
Surface area63.33 km²
Population746 inhabitants
Density11 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAjaccio (38 km, 42 min)
Insee code2A098
IntercommunalityCC de la Pieve de L'ornano
DepartmentSouthern Corsica

Nearest cities & towns

Pietrosella13 km (20 min)
Serra-di-Ferro17.7 km (28 min)
Cognocoli-Monticchi20 km (30 min)
Porticcio22 km (35 min)
Pila-Canale23 km (33 min)
Albitreccia25 km (36 min)
Guargualé26 km (41 min)
Bastelicaccia29 km (44 min)
Santa-Maria-Siché30 km (43 min)
Urbalacone30 km (45 min)
Grosseto-Prugna30 km (43 min)
Cardo-Torgia32 km (47 min)
Sollacaro32 km (49 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Coti Jazz Festival in early August.


The former prison
The former prison
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The wine tanks
The wine tanks
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The Door
The Door
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The overflow tank
The overflow tank
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sea diving and snorkelling for all
Sports sensations55 € Belvédère-Campomoro (16.4 km)
Catamaran ride in the Gulf of Ajaccio and Propriano
Nature and the great outdoors35 € to 70 € Ajaccio (16.5 km)
Cruise and hikes on the Corsican coast
Nature and the great outdoors3200 € Ajaccio (17.6 km)
Jet Ski Ride to Capo Rosso – 3 hrs. 30 mins
Sports sensations250 € Appietto (26 km)
One-Day Boat Trip along the Western Coast of Corsica
Nature and the great outdoors85 € (26 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
I Canni
Village visitEasy45 minSotta (43 km)
Vallée d'Arce
HikeEasy1h00Sotta (43 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals