Corsica Bella - hike a Mediterranean beauty
Corsica Bella - hike a Mediterranean beauty
Corsica Bella - hike a Mediterranean beauty
Corsica Bella - hike a Mediterranean beauty

Corsica Bella - hike a Mediterranean beauty

6 days of discovering the island's natural wonders

  • Hike hitting the island's most beautiful spots
  • Tour of Corsica's nature reserves
  • Hike along the Capu Rossu coast
  • Boat trip from Porto to Scandola
  • Hiking, bathing, picturesque villages

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!

Price from 985,- €

Corsica Bella - hike a Mediterranean beauty

Guided tour, 6 days

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Itinerary

Day 1: Deux Sorru

Meeting in Ajaccio maritime station. From there, bus transfer to the accommodation in the centre of the green valley Deux-Sorru.

Day 2: The villages of the maquis

Participants kick-off visiting the maquis shrubland, a great place to get the first taste of the island - mountain streams and picturesque villages.

Leg duration: 4hrs 30 min - distance covered: 9km - ascent/descent: +/- 529m

Day 3: Letia and Muna villages

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: Lake of Creno

From the village of Soccia, participants will hike to the lake of Creno. Bring your swimmsuit along, as 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 national park and the coastal village of Girolata.

If poor weather conditions do not permit the boat ride, we will organize an alternative route

Day 6: The Capu Rossu and the calanques of Piana

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

Travel dates

  • May 22nd, 22 – May 27th, 22
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  • May 29th, 22 – Jun 03rd, 22
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  • Jun 05th, 22 – Jun 10th, 22
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  • Jun 12th, 22 – Jun 17th, 22
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  • Jun 19th, 22 – Jun 24th, 22
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  • Jun 26th, 22 – Jul 01st, 22
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  • Jul 03rd, 22 – Jul 08th, 22
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  • Jul 10th, 22 – Jul 15th, 22
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  • Jul 17th, 22 – Jul 22nd, 22
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  • Jul 24th, 22 – Jul 29th, 22
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  • Jul 31st, 22 – Aug 05th, 22
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  • Aug 07th, 22 – Aug 12th, 22
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  • Aug 14th, 22 – Aug 19th, 22
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  • Aug 21st, 22 – Aug 26th, 22
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  • Aug 28th, 22 – Sep 02nd, 22
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  • Sep 04th, 22 – Sep 09th, 22
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  • Sep 11th, 22 – Sep 16th, 22
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  • Sep 18th, 22 – Sep 23rd, 22
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  • Sep 25th, 22 – Sep 30th, 22
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  • Oct 02nd, 22 – Oct 07th, 22
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  • Oct 09th, 22 – Oct 14th, 22
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  • Oct 16th, 22 – Oct 21st, 22
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  • Oct 23rd, 22 – Oct 28th, 22
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Indicated pricing per person in double room

Single room supplement: starting from €205 in low season, €280 in the middel season and €305 in high season (subject to availability)

The hiking trip starts and ends in Ajaccio maritime station.

Participants are asked to organize transport to and from the port station themselves. You may extend your stay in Corsica if you wish.

Services

Price includes:

5 nights with full board (lunch picnic), boat trip and transfers according to programme, luggage transport, French expert tour guide.

Guaranteed departure

Departure guaranteed from 5 participants (max. 16 participants).

Not suited for persons with reduced mobility

The tour operator reserves the right to cancel this trip up until 21 days prior to departure.

Accommodation

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 in Porto with swimming pool
Single room for an extra charge (from 205,- €) possible
Bed linen, blankets and towels are provided.
Meals:
- 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.

Level of Difficulty

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.

Getting there

We recommend an eco-friendly long-distance train followed by a ferry to Ajaccio maritime station.

General information on getting in and around France can be found here.

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