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Mountain biking in Corsica

Corsica hike for group special mountain bike

The base camp, located at Camping Merendella in Costa Verde, on the east coast of the island, is the best compromise to be able to radiate quickly throughout the department, but also to enjoy the 280 km of trails highlighted by the development of the local Community of Communes. Mountain biking in Corsica requires perfect mastery of your bike, and a habit of technical, stony, and trialising trails. Do not rely on the low mileage of the days, compared to your usual "statistics". You have to come and see for yourself to understand that 35 or 40 km here is equivalent to 60 at home.

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Stay 1 week Corsica trekking in mountain bike (mini 8p)

Day 1 : Arrival in Corsica

Reception at the airport of Bastia Poretta or the port of Bastia and welcome to Camping Merendella.

Day 2 : Small heating tour from the campsite: 32km / 550m d + (ascent of positive...)

After some explanations as to the progress of the stay, we will leave from the campsite to join the old railway towards La Tavagna. Where we will take advantage of the site VTT - FFC n ° 216 to realize a small unprecedented course, between wild single, and old paved roads. An entire program ! We will take this opportunity to take stock of the level of participants to adjust the course of the following days.
Bus: No transfer.

Day 3 : Agriates desert: 36km / 900m d +

In the program of the day, a mountain bike must in the island: the Agriates! Small paradise protected largely by the conservatory of the littoral, the VTT allows us to progress more quickly and further in this sanctuary devoid of roads, but rich in paths and limit tracks drivable. Many "sea" views dot the course. For the more adventurous, swimming will be possible. Warning: no water points on the course.
Bus: Transfer to Ostriconi

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Day 4 : The customs trail of Cap Corse: 40km / 900m d +

This day will take us to the most northern point of the island, on the peninsula of Cap Corse. But before, we will have to climb in the interior of Cape to take a little height, with views on the 2 seas (Tyrrhenian and Mediterranean) as well as on the Tuscan archipelago. Then we will dive on the very cut coastline that we will follow, from towers to towers (Genoese) to the village of Macinaggio.
Bus: Transfer to Macinaggio

Day 5 : The Costa Verde (2nd part): 30km / 900m d + or 40km / 1400d +

Today's loop will take place in the Center Corse region, where miles of "ancestral" single have been re-opened by volunteers. We will have the choice of several courses, according to the fatigue of the participants. The field will be technical in places, but you will be rode! Successions of bumps, never very high, we will have all day long beautiful views of the rugged mountains and high surrounding mountains.
Bus: No transfer.

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Day 6 : Corsica center: 34km / 900m d +

Today we will visit the southern part of the Costa Verde region, from the seaside to the altitude 800m! Mix of crossings of small villages typical of the region, and mule tracks. A refreshing break with a river in the program, we will also take the opportunity to recover and prepare the next day marathon !
Bus: Transfer to Ponte Leccia

Day 7 : The Niolu: 50km / 1250m d +

On the agenda of the day a superb loop in a forest of Laricciu pine trees, endemic to Corsica, between 800m and 1400m above sea level, at the foot of the highest peaks of the island, and in a region rich in pastoral heritage. We will have to take forest tracks, multi-secular mule tracks, and above all a very rolling and rolling part of the famous GR20. A last step that promises !
Bus: Transfer to Casamaccioli

Day 8 : Return airport or bastia

Limit to a group of 8 people maximum

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The details of the mountain bike stay in a group

Prices :

From 580 € / pers for
- 7 nights accommodation
- 5 courses with specialized guide VTT
- Shuttle Buses

The campsite offers you :

We recommend full board for 210 € / pers

To know :

- You can come with your bike or get it directly at Camping Merendella.

Dated :

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

MTB rental with
course

Mountain bike rental with routes planned to discover the region !

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