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 !




Program of your guided hike in Corsica

Day : 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 the Niolu valley.

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 - Porto
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. 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!
Night in Porto.


Day 6: Porto - The Nature visit of Scandola
Visit of the nature reserve of Scandola by boat, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Ajaccio in the afternoon.
 

Practical information

LEVEL:
Easy/medium. Average walk of 6 hours per day, with a daily ascent between 400 and 600m.

DURATION: 6 days / 6 days of walking

PRICE:
From 790€ 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.

DEPARTURE DATES 2023:

May: from 14th to 19th / from 28th to 2nd of June
June: from 1th to 16th / from 25th to 30th
July: from 9th to 14th / from 23rd to 28th
August: from 6th to 11th / from 20th to 25th 
September: from 10th to 15th / from 24th to 29th


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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