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Mountains of Southern Corsica

Guided tour. A stay off the beaten path, with wild landscapes. From the villages of the Alta Rocca to the Aiguilles of Bavella...

Mountains of Southern Corsica

Program of your guided hike in Corsica

Day 1: Zicavo - Bassetta
We welcome you in Ajaccio early in the morning and transfer you to the village of Zicavo via winding mountain roads. This first day of hiking takes us to the Bassetta Inn on the Cuscionu plateau. Night in a dormitory at the Bassetta bergeries.
Duration: 5 hours / Ascent: +750 meters / Descent: -100 meters
Day 2: Hike on the Cuscionu Plateau via Frauletu
We hike on the Cuscionu plateau, a mountainous area crisscrossed with numerous pozzines, making it a true haven of peace where we encounter various wild animals and a rich flora! Night at the Croce Bergeries.
Duration: 5 hours and 30 minutes / Ascent: +520 meters / Descent: -520 meters
Day 3: Ascension of Monte Alcudina
We join the famous GR 20 to climb the Incudine (2134 m), the southernmost of Corsica's "2000s." The view of the Bavella Needles is exceptional. Night at the Croce Bergeries.
Duration: 6 hours and 30 minutes / Ascent: +920 meters / Descent: -920 meters
Day 4: Croce - Quenza
We hike through the villages of Alta Rocca on the Mare a Mare Sud trails, maintained by the Regional Natural Park of Corsica. Our day ends in the village of Quenza.
Duration: 5 hours / Ascent: +410 meters / Descent: -630 meters
Day 5: Quenza - Bavella
We ascend the Asinao valley and, via the alpine variant of the GR 20, traverse the Bavella Needles. This alpine route in a breathtaking setting leaves us with unforgettable memories. Night at the Bavella Col Lodge.
Duration: 6 hours / Ascent: +850 meters / Descent: -550 meters
Day 6: Ascension of Punta Velaco
Shaded by Laricci pines, we make our way to the famous Trou de la Bombe, carved into the granite by erosion. The trail becomes steeper as we reach the promontory of Punta Velacu. From the summit, we discover the high mountains to the north and the Gulf of Porto Vecchio at our feet, cutting into the backdrop of the Mediterranean. Transfer back to Ajaccio.
Duration: 5 hours / Ascent: +450 meters / Descent: -450 meters

Practical information

Medium. Average walk of 6 hours per day, with a daily ascent between 400 and 600m.

DURATION: 6 days / 6 days of walking

From 890€ per person
From 8 to 14 participants
We can organize departure on demand, for groups: please consult us.

In lodge: dormitories of 4 to 8 people

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.


May: From the 19th to the 24th
June: From the 23rd to the 28th
September: From the 1st to the 6th and from the 15th to the 20th

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:
- Transfers that are not included in the program
- Beverages and personal expenses
- Repatriation and cancellation insurance



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