Discover the true treasures of the beautiful Mediterranean island on a 6-day hike along its west coast - fabulous mountain lakes, picturesque villages and a full-on view of the splendid Gulf of Porto.
Spend 6 days seeing the best Corsica has to offer. Hike along the coast, enjoy mountain springs after mounting them and savour regional specialities. At the Gulf of Porto, you will find some of the most beautiful parts of the Mediterranean such as Girolata, the Scandola Nature Reserve, the Genoese Towers or the magnificent rocky coves of Piana. Immerse yourself in a dream world of mountains and sea!
Day 1: Deux Sorru
Participants meet at the port station of Ajaccio at 2pm. From there, a bus will take them to their accommodation in centre of the green valley Deux-Sorru.
Day 2: The villages of Macchia
Participants kick-off visiting Macchia, a great place to get their first taste of the island - mountain streams and picturesque villages.
Leg duration: 4hrs 30 min - distance covered: 9km - ascent/descent: +/- 529m
Day 3: Hiking and swimming in Letia
Participants will hike up to the village of Letia via the Mare a Mare nord along the river Liamone. They will explore the village of Muna at the foot of Punta di a Spusata.
Leg duration: 3hrs - distance covered: 6km - ascent: 425m - descent: 290m
Day 4: Creno and its lake
From the village of Soccia, participants will hike to the lake of Creno. Bring along your swimming gear, for on the return route via the wild valley of Zoicu, a variety of natural swimming pools will beckon you for a swim.
Leg duration: 4hrs 30 min - distance covered: 9km - ascent/descent: +/- 350m
Day 5: Ferry from Porto to Scandola
After a short transfer to Porto, participants embark on a boat trip to Scandola and Girolata respectively.
If poor weather conditions do not permit the boat ride, we will organize an alternative route
Day 6: The Capu Rossu
Last leg, participants will hike along the seashore and visit the Turghju tower on the mighty Capu Rossu rock. Guests return to Ajaccio in the evening. The trip ends at around 6pm.
Leg duration: 4hrs - distance covered: 8km - ascent/descent: +/- 600m
Please let us know in your enquiry if you wish to extend to stay
For more information you can request our detailed information sheet via email. Please indicate which tour you are interested in.
Indicated pricing per person in double room
Single supplement: starting from €175 in low season and €200 in high season (subject to availability)
The hiking trip starts and ends at the port station in Ajaccio.
Participants are asked to organize transport to and from the port station themselves. You may extend your stay in Corsica if you wish.
5 nights with full board (lunch picnic), boat trip and transfers according to programme, luggage transport, French expert tour guide.
Trip is guaranteed after 5 participants (16 persons max.)
Not suited for persons with reduced mobility
The tour operator reserves the right to cancel this trip up until 21 days prior to departure.
Overnight stay in a 2-star hotel in a double room with shower and WC - three nights in the mountains in region of Deux-Sorru and two nights inPorto with swimming pool
Single room for an extra charge (from 175,- €) possible
Bed linen, blankets and towels are provided.
- Continental breakfast (tea, coffee, milk, bread, butter, jam...)
- Dinner: 3-course menu, mostly based on local specialities from Corsica
- Lunch: Picnics during the hikes (please remember to bring a lockable box for the transport of salads (approx. 0.8 l).
Drinks are not included.
This trip is suitable for all who regularly do sports or are experienced hikers.
Corsica has a partly alpine terrain.
Average length of the hikes: 4 hours per day or 6 to 10 km on hiking trails without special difficulties, provided that you are in good physical condition.
The guide is a French, state-certified mountain guide who specializes in the region. The trip is in French.
We recommend an eco-friendly long-distance train followed by a ferry to Ajaccio port station in Corsica.
General information on getting in and around France can be found here.