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Corsica walking and hiking trips
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|Mare à Mare Sud H12||6 - 9 days|
|Mare e Monti North H13||9 - 13 days|
|Corsica: Mare a Mare North-West H17||7 - 8 days|
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Corsica is a mountain in the Sea. There are four classic walks in Corsica that snake around the foot of the massifs and lead through forests and villages offering breath-taking views over the mountain tops and out to sea. In all of them you will pass through a series of villages as well as the stunning landscapes that are a joy to discover .
The Mare a Mare South is a distinct favorite allowing you to enjoy all the contrasts and colours of the island. Starting from the gulf of Porto Vecchio on the East coast, the trail rises up through the mountains of the Alta Rocca region to arrive in Propriano on the West coast. This holiday would appeal to anyone that is used to walking regularly and is in good shape. With five days of easy to moderate walking you will discover the richness of the extreme south.
of Corsica is an opportunity to bathe in the perfumes,
colours and contrasting landscapes that have earned Corsica it’s reputation.
Jagged summits are ever present, towering above dominating the sky line.
The walks leads through fragrant pine tree forests, alongside
ever present, tumbling, clear emerald mountain torrents and rock pools,
remote villages and chestnut forests. You will start your walking
at the very centre of the island, in Vizzavona. Here you can walk on
the famed GR20, the long distance footpath that crosses the island via
the highest peaks and most renowned beauty spots. Through the
region South of Corte, known as the Venachese, an important pastoral
area and there are plenty of trails that were once used by the shepherds,
you continue on to the island’s historical capital, Corte. There
is a university and it’s the only main town that is not situated
on the coast. At the confluence of two magical gorges the Restonica
and the Tavignano, Corte nestles at the foot of some fantastic mountains.
The town is a joy to discover, artists, pottery workshops, street
cafés, there is a vibrant atmosphere.
Setting off from the Balagne you will head inland towards the high summits, enticing views of sweeping bays, rocky creeks and glistening waters are forever present. This holiday would appeal to anyone that is used to walking regularly and is in good shape. With eleven days of easy to moderate walking you will discover the richness of Corsica and one of the most beautiful corners of the island. Numerous pleasures are waiting to be discovered, from the high airy mountain peaks of Bonifatu, the trail leads past the reserve of Scandola an area protected by Unesco and classed as a site of world beauty. In the Gulf of Porto you stay in the unique little fishing village of Girolata which is accessible only by boat or foot.
The MEM north is available as a 13 days or as a 9 days trip, the 9 days trip available with dormitories or with standard ** chambres d'hôtes (one stay excepted). The 13 days walk has more dormitories included.
General information about Corsica
Bus from Propriano to
Busses from Propiano back to Porto Vecchio; last bus leaves at 16:30, arrival in Porto Vecchio at 18:00h
In hotels you'll have bathroom en suite (budget
and standard package).
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