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Regular car-ferry service is provided from the old port of Nice to Corsica and other destinations. One of the newer ferries is the "NGV" (Navire Grande Vitesse), the nautical variation of the TGV high-speed train (photo), which currently runs during good weather only.


Nice-Corsica Ferry

3 Ave Gustave-V

Tel: (33) 493 88 60 63; Tel: (33) 493 89 89 89

SNCM - Ferryterranee


Ferry service to Corsica, Sardinia, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Corsica-Italy.

Beginning Nov 1999, SNCM has a winter service of the high-speed "NGV" boat between Nice and Corsica, with three round-trips every weekend. From 26 Mar 2000, the daily summer schedule resumed.

Marseille
61 Bvd des Dames
13002 Marseille
Information: Tel: (33) 836 67 95 00
Reservations: Tel: (33) 836 67 95 00; Fax: (33) 491 56 35 86
Nice
Quai du Commerce, BP 159, Cedex 04
06303 Nice
Info, Res: Tel: (33) 493 13 66 99; Fax: (33) 493 13 66 81
Gare maritime: Tel: (33) 493 13 66 66
Paris
12 Rue Godot-de-Mauroy
75009 Paris
Info, Res: Tel: (33) 149 24 24 24; Fax: (33) 149 24 24 09

Sample Prices, for Nice-Corsica, one-way. The vehicles are categorized by the maximum length in meters. The "blue"-"red" days relate to seasonal days, with "red" being peak days (such as a weekend in August) and "blue" being an off-season day (such as a mid-week day in the winter). The prices listed here are, of course, approximate only.

Category Price, "blue"-"red" days
Adults 40 -  45 euros
Kids 21 -  25 euros
Vehicles 3.80 40 - 100 euros
Vehicles 4.40 50 - 130 euros
Vehicles 5.00 60 - 160 euros
Vehicles 5.00+ 70 - 200 euros
Moto 1000+ cc 30 -  75 euros
Moto-Sidecar 40 - 100 euros


External Links

Links verified 4 June, 2009, updated 2 April, 2011.

Sea Travel

  • Boating in France with John and Irene - Life on the Canal du Midi is only a small part this couple's journeys across France on the Moët Chandon. (English)
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