Discover Corsica

From the mountains to the sea

Guided tour. 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 !

From the mountains to the sea

Program of your guided hike in Corsica

Day : Ajaccio - Niolu Valley
Welcome in the morning in Ajaccio, around 8:30 am. Transfer to 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 the Niolu valley (Calacuccia, Albertacce or Corte).

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 in Evisa.

Day 5: Evisa - Ota
On an old mule path you 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. There are only three colours: the red rocks, the blue sea and the green maquis. Night in Ota.

Day 6: Ota - Porto
The trail overlooks the see and provides superb views on the Gulf of Porto. After a last steep slope, you arrive at Porto Marina then at the beach.
Return to Ajaccio in the afternoon.

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 990€ 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
Possibility to have a private room 4 nights / 5: +150€ / person

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.

- June: From Sunday 23rd to Friday 28th
- July: From Sunday 14th to Friday 19th
- August: From Sunday 11th to Friday 16th
- September: From Sunday 22nd to Friday 27th 

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: +150€ / person
- Beverages and personal expenses
- Repatriation and cancellation insurance



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