La Meridionale

La Méridionale operates 10 weekly sailings between the south of France to Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea and Morocco via Marseille to Tangier Med.

The ferries sailing to and from Corsica are named Piana, Girolata and Kalliste, carrying approximately three hundred thousand passengers each year, and over a hundred thousand vehicles to the towns Ajaccio, Propriano and Tangier Med. On-board you will find all the necessaries for a pleasant voyage, with friendly staff, quality French cuisine prepared from fresh produce, large promenade decks, Corsican music, spacious cabins and a cinema.

The company La Méridionale was founded in 1931, when Henri and Félix Rastit married the daughters of a ship owner called Gianonni de Cassano in Balagne, rebranding to simply 'La Méridionale' in 1998. First focussing on freight deliveries, the company eventually established a passenger link from mainland France to Corsica in 1988. They became the first French ship-owner in the Mediterranean, running passenger services, to obtain international quality certifications in 1996, while they were also awarded for the implementation of an Environmental Management System in 2009.

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La Meridionale Customer Reviews

  • "Good trip"

    Good trip

    'Fabien' travelled with La Meridionale on Girolata

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  • "Great ferry crossing"

    Really enjoyed our overnight sailing on the Girolata. Very good looking ship, comfortable cabin, friendly staff and good food and drink. Being able to board and access our cabin 2 hours before we sailed was a bonus.

    'Julie' travelled with La Meridionale on Girolata

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  • "Great in every way apart from the lack of air conditioning in our cabin"

    This was lovely and very convenient, food was delicious and the whole trip should have been very relaxing but there was no air conditioning in our 4 person cabin (don't know if it was broken or is always like that) so we roasted and didn't sleep very well.

    'Sophia' travelled with La Meridionale on Girolata

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  • "OnTime, Clean and Smooth"

    All went well on this trip, enjoyed the ship and the smooth navigation

    'Luigi' travelled with La Meridionale on Girolata

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