Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. The city hosted the start of the first stage of Tour de France 2013. It is the seat of the canton of Porto-Vecchio, which it stocks with Sari-Solenzara, Conca and Lecci. Porto-Vecchio is a medium-sized port metropolis positioned on a great harbor, the southernmost of the marshy and alluvial east side of Corsica. The population are known as Porto-Vecchiais in French, and Portivechjacciu in Corsican.
Porto-Vecchio is located in a place that in earlier times turned into marshy and suffered substantially from malaria; however, the anchorage for a port is remarkable. The call way Old Port, which can also discuss with the Roman port that left traces in the area. Subsequently the area turned into more or much less abandoned due to the malarial marshes but became a part of a large Christian parish. The metropolis turned into refounded in 1539 by using the Bank of Saint George at Genoa on a 70 meters hill overlooking the gulf. They already had a presence in Bastia.
Currency: Francs - FRF* Pincode of Porto Vecchio: 20137 Language : French, English Weather: Summer 18°C to 24°C Winter 2°C to 9°C