GR20 South


GR20 South
Walk on the GR20 at your own pace, with your family or friends and without a guide. There is no need to wear a giant backpack. Travel only with a small daily bag on your back. Discover Corsica has designed a comfortable GR20 that respects the path of the most legendary hike in Corsica.

Attention: the GR20 is a very demanding itinerary. The self-guided version is only for experienced mountain hikers.

 
LEVEL: Hard | SEASON: Summer| DURATION: 6 days  | PRICE: 590 € / person
 

PROGRAM AND ITINERARY ON THE GR20

Day 1: Bavella - Asinau
Meeting in the morning in Ajaccio. Transfer to the Bavella pass. You take the Alpine Variant to pass through the heart of the Bavella massif. Surrounded by peaks and ravines, the view is magnificent. 
Night at the Asinau refuge.

Day 2: Asinau - Bassetta
You take the trail that leads up to the summit of Alcudina (2134m), your first summit above 2000m. The landscape becomes smoother while traversing the Plateau du Cuscionu.
Night at the shepherds' hut of Basseta.

Day 3: Basseta - Usciolu
You leave the plateau and joins Arête des statues (the statues ridge). You find your way between these strange granite boulders shaped by the wind.
Night at the Usciolu refuge. 

Day 4: Usciolu - Verde
You still walk on the ridge and overlook the Mediterranean Sea. This long and great day leads you to the Verde pass. On the way, you climb Punta Capella (2041m).
Night at the refuge of Prati or at the lodge of Verde.

Day 5: Verde - Capanelle
You pass through some idyllic spots and visit remote stone shepherds' huts. Walking between the surprising water holes of Pozzi du Renoso, you continue easily to your lodge for the night.
Night at the lodge of Capanelle.

Day 6: Capanelle - Vizzavona
By and old mule track, you arrive at the Palmente pass (1640m). you enjoy the magnificent scenery on Diana's and Urbino's ponds and a beautiful view to the east coast. Descent through Vizzavona beech grove. Transfer to Ajaccio.
 
GR20 South

 
PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR YOUR HIKE IN CORSICA

PRICE:
590€ per person

ACCOMMODATION:
Mountain hut, lodge or bivouac

GUIDING:
Self-guided

FOLLOWING BAGGAGE:
Discover Corsica / Couleur Corse transfers your following baggage to accommodations accessible by car. For the other accommodations, you must have your sleeping bag and everything you need for the night and the next day in your rucksack.

DEPARTURE DATES:
Every Sunday from 12th May to 22nd September
For a departure another day, please contact us.

We also organize departure for groups.

This price includes:
- Full boards, including snacks during the walk
- Transfers from Ajaccio to Bavella and from Vizzavona to Ajaccio
- A road book with IGN maps

This price does not include:
- Transportation to Corsica
- Rapatriation and cancellation insurance
- Beverages and personal expenses

 

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