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The wonders of the island

This enchanting stay between sea and mountain will be for you the opportunity to discover the natural, gastronomic, cultural and historical wealth of our island with our guide. An unforgettable adventure that will take you from northern Corsica to the south and will allow you to soak up breathtaking landscapes. The heady smells of our wild maquis will leave you with an unforgettable memory.

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The route of the hike

1st day

Arrival at the international airport or the port of Bastia. Welcome and transfer to our campsite.

2nd day : Ghisoni

Departure to a typical village of the island, Ghisoni is a big village of the interior. Benefiting from a pioneering experience, the village of Ghisoni has long been familiar with the concept of rural tourism. Guided tour of the village.Pique nic on the outskirts of the village then hike on the trail of Cavu.

Easy path. Distance: 6.2 km. Altitude difference 406 m + 405 m - Walking time 3 h 15. Bathing possibilities.

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3rd day : Bonifacio

Departure to the extreme south of Corsica, Bonifacio, fortified city built on a cliff of more than 60 m high above the sea. Access to the old town and free time. Then, hiking on the cliffs, natural labyrinth and beautiful. This unique limestone plateau in Corsica will give you the opportunity to get a closer look at the richness of an endemic flora. Picnic during the hike.

Options :
- City tour by small tourist train.
- Possibility of sea trips depending on weather conditions.

Easy path. Distance: 7.2 km. Ascent 447 m + 432 m - Walking time 3:45.

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4th day : Corte

Departure to the parade of Inzecca, Ghisoni and the Sorba pass to reach Corte, university town and former historic capital of Corsica, with a citadel shaped like an eagle's nest. Free time in the city. Lunch at the restaurant. Departure from the hike to Tavignanu Valley.

Easy path. Distance: 7.2 km. Altitude difference 447 m + 432 m - Walking time 3 h 45. Bathing possibilities.

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5th day : Bavella

Departure by the forest of Ospedale to the needles of Bavella, incomparable and unique site in Corsica is characterized by jagged peaks, large rock walls and pines twisted by the wind. Lunch at the Col de Bavella and departure of our superb hike "Trou de la Bomb".

Easy path : Distance. 6.5 Km (loop). Altitude difference 283 m + 287 m - Walking time 2 h 45
Back through the Solenzara Valley. Bathing possibility.

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6th day : Balagne and Calvi

Departure for Balagne. Discovery of old villages with stop at Sant Antonino, built on a rocky peak and classified among one of the most beautiful villages of France. Direction Calvi, economic and tourist capital of the Balagne, for a lunch on the port and free time (Possibility swimming). Then, hike to the abandoned village of Occi which was built from the 12th century. Splendid view on the coastline of Balagne.

Easy path. Distance: 2 km. Altitude difference 122 m + 183 m - Walking time 2 h 00.

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The details of the hike

The most of the circuit :

- Group twelve people
- Minibus excursions
- Guide double competence (guide lecturer + mountain guide)
- Camping accommodation 4 stars

Equipment needed : non-exhaustive list

Clothing :
T-shirt, two poles, shorts, pants, sweatshirt
Protections against the cold (fleece sweater)
Weather protection (goretex waterproof windproof jacket or rain cape)
Hat or cap and swimsuit (depending on the season)
To put on you: walking shoes adapted to hiking (Vibram), notched but flexible soles and adapted socks

Small equipment :

1 backpack (about 20 liters)
Sun protection (hat, sunglasses with high filtration lenses, sunscreen)
Gourd minimum 1.5 liters or Camel tray, lamp, pocket knife, lighter
Thermos (for hot drink)

Personal pharmacy :

(Bandages, Elastoplast bands, compresses, double skin anti-ampoules, analgesics, sterile compresses, survival blanket)
Anti mosquito (depending on the season)
Camera.

Note :

The programs are given as an indication and may be modified by our guides depending on the weather conditions, the level of participants or for security reasons.
The telephone network coverage is not permanent during the whole hike.

Prices :

660 € / person

Our rates include

- Access to the indoor heated pool by the sea and Sauna
- 5 hikes with mountain guide
- Transport by bus from your arrival to your departure
- Full board with packed lunches for excursions
- 2 bedroom accommodation at Merendella campsite by the sea

Dated :

- From 04/14 to 04/20/2018
- From 04/28 to 05/04/2018
- From 05/12 to 05/18/2018
- From 05/26 to 06/01/2018
- From 06/09 to 06/15/2018
- From 06/23 to 06/29/2018
- From 09/22 to 09/28/2018
- From 10/06 to 10/12/2018
- From 10/20 to 10/26/2018

Booking

To benefit from a negotiated rate and especially for reasons of places and availability we advise you to book. You can book this activity on the online booking interface at the same time as your rental or your location for 1 € more.