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The Richiusa Canyon

The Richiusa Canyon
One of the most well known canyons in Corsica, the Richiusa near Ajaccio allows one to experience all of the joys of canyoning. This descent is very pleasant, giving you all of what canyoning in Corsica has to offer: diving, toboggans, zipline and rappels in a magical setting... 

No jump is mandatory. We remind you that canyoning is a sport of white water. Thus, to know how to swim is compulsory.


This canyon is scheduled daily in July and August.

Price: 50€ per person
  • Number of participants: up to 12 people
  • Difficulty: this is an initiation level canyon that does not demand any prior experience. A good physical condition is recommended in order to make the most out of this activity.
  • Age: from 10 years old
  • Period: from May to October
  • Duration of the activity: about 4 hours
  • Approach walk to the canyon: 45 minutes
  • Walk back: 15 minutes
  • Rappel maximum height: 10 meters


Canyoning walk
  • Canyoning walk
  • Canyon Ajaccio
  • Canyoning Bocognano
  • Jumping in the canyon
  • Great canyon


The canyon is situated in the Migliarella Massif, near the village of Bocognano.
  • Access by car
From Ajaccio: 45min
From Porticcio: 40min
From Corte: 45min
From Ile Rousse: 1 hours 45 min
From Sagone: 1 hour 10 min
  • Meeting place

Meet everyday in July and August in front of the village fountain in Bocognano at 8:30 am and 13:30 pm.