The Calvi Toulon ferry route connects Corsica with France. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Corsica Sardinia Ferries. The crossing operates up to 2 times each week with sailing durations from around 8 hours 30 minutes.
Calvi Toulon sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
Located on the island of Corsica, in the Haute-Corse department in France, the town and port of Calvi is around 95 km from Bastia and 24 km from L'ile-Rousse. The town is the seat of the Canton of Calvi and is the capital of the Arrondissement of Calvi. It is also home to the 2nd Foreign parachute Regiment of the French Foreign Legion. When the town was part of the Genoese Empire is was reputedly the birth town of Christopher Columbus.
The city's modern ferry terminal is located a short walk from the city centre and has facilities that include toilets, vending machines and a small snack bar. Visitors should note that many more facilities and services are available a short distance from the terminal. Ferry services using the port depart to Nice, with a crossing time of around 3 hours on the express service and between 5 and 6 hours on the shuttle service, and to Marseille once a week.
The French town of Toulon lies on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea to the east of Marseille in the Var department of Provence. The town is located around a rocky bay and is sheltered by the rocks of 'Faron" which are topped by ancient fortifications. Due to its sheltered position the town's harbour has developed into a large harbour and is home to the French Naval fleets. Visitors to the town will enjoy strolling around the Old Town which is characterised by a number of restored buildings and narrow streets lined with shops and cafes. A popular attraction in the town is The Arsenal of Toulon which dates back to the time of Henry IV and was inaugurated in 1680. It is entered via a 1738 portico and contains many paintings, such as the beautiful picture by Antoine Morel Fatio (19th century) called 'The port of Toulon in 1854', there also paintings by Emil Mathon, with the 'Retour de l'Admiral de Courbet aux cendres salins d’ Hières'; Vincent Cordouan and the 'Combat de Vaisseau, the Romulus, 13 fevrier 1814', and by J. Vernet is 'Les Vues des Ports de France'.