Discover Corsica


From mountain to the sea


From mountain to the sea
From the highest mountains to the Gulf of Porto, you hike in Corsica in a landscape that changes every day. Cristal clear river pools are always a good place for a picnic or to swim when the sun becomes a little too hot. Hiking in Corsica has never been so beautiful !
 
LEVEL: Easy/medium| SEASON: Spring-Summer-Autumn| DURATION: 6 days  | PRICE: 690 € / person
 

 
PROGRAM AND ITINERARY ON YOUR HIKE IN CORSICA


Day 1: Calacuccia - Calacuccia
The bus drives us on the small roads of the interior to the Niolu valley for our first steps. We walk on an old mule path to the Genovese bridge of Muriccioli. Picnic on the riverbank. We climb up to the top of capu di u Castellu and walk back along the Calacuccia Lake.
Night in Calacuccia. 

Day 2: Ninu Lake
We walk up the Colga valley to the Ninu Lake. Free horses spend the summer on the large lawn that surrounds the lake. After the picnic we climb up to the Capu a u Tozzu (2007m). From the summit we enjoy a fantastic panorama to the Niolu valley and the highest mountains of Corsica. Then, we follow the famous GR20 to our lodge.
Night at the lodge Castel di Vergio.

Day 3: Vergio - Vergio
We enter the volcanic massif of Paglia Orba. We walk up on the GR20 along the Golu River surrounded by high summits.After a steep slope, we follow a very scenic ridge that leads us to the refuge of Ciottulu di i Mori (1991m). On the way back we stop at one of the fantastic river pools to take a bath.
Night at the lodge Castel di Vergio.

Day 4: Vergio - Evisa
After we have reached the Vergio pass, we leave the high mountains and start our long journey down towards the sea in the shadow of beeches and pines.We stop at the famous river pools of Aïtone and continue through the chestnut grove to the village of Evisa.
Night at the lodge U Poghju in Evisa.

Day 5: Evisa - Ota
On an old mule path we walk down the wild Spelunca gorge to the Genovese bridge of Zaglia. The mountain vegetation disappears and the wonderful smell of Mediterranean species take over. A last stop at the Genovese bridge of Ponte Vecchio and we join the cosy village of Ota.
Night at the lodge in Ota.

Day 6: Ota - Porto
We follow the Mare e Monti trail and walk down towards the sea. The trail overlooks the sea and provides super views on the Gulf of Porto. There are only three colors: the red rocks, the blue sea and the green maquis. After a last steep slove we arrive at Porto Marina then at the beach. From the mountains we have reached the sea!

 

 
PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR YOUR HIKE IN CORSICA


DURATION:
6 days / 6 days of walking

PRICE:
690€ per person
From 8 to 14 participants
We can organize departure on demand, for groups: please consult us.

ACCOMMODATION:
Lodge or hotel

GUIDING:
By a licensed mountain guide

BAGGAGE:
Discover Corsica / Couleur Corse transfers your following baggage to each accommodation. You walk only with your daily rucksack.

This price includes:
- Pick-up charge from the meeting in Ajaccio to the end of the trek in Ajaccio
- Transfers
- Full boards, including snacks during the walk
- Guiding by a licensed mountain guide
- Transfers of luggage every day

This price does not include:
- Extra for double or triple room: 110€ / person
- Extra for single room: 160€ / person
- Beverages and personal expenses
- Repatriation and cancellation insurance
 

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