Hiking in Corsica from Corte to Porto

Hiking in Corsica from Corte to Porto

6-day guided hike from inland Corsica to the sea

  • Corte, Porto and the calanques of Piana
  • Hike between the mountains and the sea
  • Many bathing opportunities along the way
  • Challenging tour for experienced hikers
  • Experienced local mountain guide

Follow this unique guided hike and discover Corsica from the mountains to the sea. On the way from Corte to the Gulf of Porto, you will experience the unspoilt nature of the island and swim in clear mountain lakes. On this hike, no two days are the same!

In the midst of wild Corsican nature, follow this route full of contrasts from Corte in the mountains to Porto on the Mediterranean Sea. Hike on former transhumance paths in Calacuccia, roam through the Restonica valley and bathe in the natural waterholes of Evisa and Spelunca, as well as in the sea of course. Along the way, you will also get to know the lesser-known regions of Corsica and marvel at its picturesque landscapes.

Price from 965,- €

Hiking in Corsica from Corte to Porto

Guided tour, 6 days

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Itinerary

Day 1: From Ajaccio to Corte

Meeting at the Ajaccio train station at 3pm. Train to the former capital, Corte. Settle in and explore the city. Overnight stay in Corte

Day 2: Hike to the Scala di Santa Regina

Transfer to reach the start of the hike. The itinerary follows a former transhumance path, carved in a granite canyon above the Golo river and allowing the access to the highest villages of Corsica. Overnight stay in Calacuccia.

Day 3: From the Vergio mountain pass to Evisa

Follow the mythical GR20 to the sheepfolds in Radule before reaching the highest mountain pass on the island. The path descends to the village of Evisa through the magnificent Aitone forest. Enjoy a refreshing swim in its natural pools, the most famous on the island. Overnight stay in Evisa.

Day 4: From Evisa to Porto

Descent into the Speluncam gorges, a pink granite massif. The path crosses authentic Genoese bridges to reach the village of Ota before leading to the seaside village of Porto. Overnight stay in Porto.

Day 5: From Partinello to Porto

Transfer to the village of Partinello. Descent to the beautiful beach of Caspiu. The path follows the coastline along a wild and sporty itinerary offering impressive views and leading to the beach of Bussaglia. Overnight stay in Porto.

Day 6: From Porto to Piana

Alongside pebbled beaches, the path gradually rises above the deep blue gulf, allowing you to take in the superb views of the Scandola reserve, the Capu Ceninu and the calanques of Piana. Transfer to Ajaccio and end of the trip.

Travel dates

  • May 29th, 22 – Jun 03rd, 22
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  • Jun 19th, 22 – Jun 24th, 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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  • Sep 04th, 22 – Sep 09th, 22
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Indicated price per person in a double room occupancy.
Single room supplement: 230,- €/person.

All dates from Sunday to Friday.

The tour starts and ends in Ajaccio.
Participants are asked to organize transport to and from Ajaccio themselves. You may extend your stay in Corsica if you wish.

Services

Price includes:
5 nights in double room, full board with Corsican specialities, picnic lunch, transfers according to the programme, luggage transport, French certified tour guide, tourist tax.

Minimum number of participants

Bookable from 1 person!
Departure guaranteed from 5 participants (max. 12 participants).
Not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Cancellation deadline by the tour operator: 21 days before the start date of the trip.

Accommodation

Accommodation in comfortable 2-star hotels (national category)
Single room subject to availability at an extra charge (+ 230,- €).
Full board with typical dishes of the region. Picnic lunch prepared with regional products.

Level of difficulty: Easy to medium

Doable for all who exercise regularly. Participants should be in good physical condition. Walk also doable in summer thanks to the numerous bathing possibilities.
Average length of hikes: 5 to 5.5 hours per day (11 - 14 kilometres) on partly uneven and stony trails.
French, state-certified mountain guide who is a specialist for the region. The travel language is French.

Transport to destination

We recommend an eco-friendly trip by ferry and train to Ajaccio railway station.

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