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Corsica Selfguided, "Moderate" cycling tours
From Cap Corse to the Castagniccia and Marana
Independent moderate cycling circuit of 7 or 8 days Northern Corsica
Rates Plus packages.
The basic rate includes: The transfer of the luggage, nights (BnB) in double rooms in hotels or guesthouses.
This price does not include: Transfer to the meeting point and to the drop off point, the transfer not planned in the program, the meals, the bikes, the insurances, drinks, the visits of sites, the optional activities and the personal expenses.
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PROGRAM of the 7 days tour.
Day 1 Bastia
Your tour starts in Bastia at your hotel in the afternoon. Time to discover the capital of the Upper-Corsica. The old port is superb as well as the freely accessible citadel and the old city which offers a superb panorama on the sea and the neighbourhoods. For dinner, we advise you the old port with its particular atmosphere. If you arrive by boat the hotel is at 150m. From the airport you can take the shuttlebus ( € 10) or taxi ( € 22 Night at the hotel in Bastia.
Day 2 Along the coast with small fishermans ports you bike to Nonza
with its special tower.
Day 4 From the Cape to the Gulf of Saint-Florent.
According to the chosen route, you will be able to discover the village
of Patrimonio, famous in the whole Corsica for its vineyards. Tastings
are possible in the cellars of the village. This route offers superb
point of views on the Gulf of Saint-Florent. In Saint-Florent, do not
fail to visit the citadel and to stroll around the port and its small
commercial streets. Riding Distances: approximately 22kms, 41kms or
46kms.Night stay at Saint Florent.
Extra day: The Desert of Agriates.
Today you leave to go to the heart of the Agriates Desert. From hamlet
to hamlet, you cross this superb desert which will bring you closer
to the sea again. According to the chosen layout, you will be able to
follow a way which will take you into the heights of Balagne to see
superb landscapes before going down towards the littoral and its Genoese
Towers. You will arrive soon at Ile Rousse. Do not miss the sunset on
the end of the islands which will make you understand why this city
was named Ile Rousse. The heart of the city is very animated in summer
time and abounds with colors.Riding Distances: approximately 30 - 54kms.
Night stay at Monticello. (Plus packages: L'Ile-Rousse)
Extra day Villages of Balagne. Before going up to the villages of
Balagne you might visit Calvi. This area is worth the detour. Stone
villages perched in the middle of nowhere have an astonishing beauty
and have been from modernism. Your overnight will be in one of the many
typical villages of Balagne.Riding Distances: approximately 33kms, 43kms
or 54kms. Night in Speluncato. (Plus packages: L'Ile-Rousse)
You will continue into the villages of Balagne by discovering superb testimonies of the past through old churches and convents. Your course is divided into two roads, one of them makes it possible to ride on some mountain passes located at more than 1200m of altitude.Then, you will follow the border of the Natural reserve of Corsica until you reach Ponte Leccia and from here ahead to Corte your stop for the night. This day will be, without any doubt, marked by the numerous animals that you will meet wandering in freedom: cows, pigs, goats...
Riding distance: approximately 69kms. Night in Cortea.
This last day of bicycle is not the least. It will take you along
the villages of Castagniccia known for their chapels, their numerous
natural sources as well as their ancestral culture of sweet chestnut.
Royal Milan, this impressive raptor is widespread in this zone and you
will surely see it hovering over your heads. You will see Campitello
and San Michele-de-Murato before arriving at the coast. Your stop for
the night will be in a village close to the airport. Riding distance:
approximately 35kms or 52 or 75kms. Night in Lucciana.
In the 8-days package you will bike to Cervione, before the last
stage to Lucciana.
Start at Your hotel in Bastia on the afternoon on day 1.
End of the package at the airport or your hotel in Lucciana on last
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