* France – Corsica : Trekking around Corte and the Castagniccia – Excursion

4 days / 150 km - April to October
Period : April, May, June, September, October
Reference : 10B264

Prix : 1€

A taste of the stunning beauty and fantastic walking country that this aptly named “Island of Beauty” has to offer – your trip includes ancient hilltop villages, dramatic river gorges and soaring mountains.

Our Hiking Hallmark :

–         Walking Holidays to suit all levels, from rambles to Nordic Walking

–         Expert Local Walking Guide

–         Small, convivial groups (max. 14 )

–         Discover local heritage

–         Free Pedometer for every group member

–         Excursions for Non-Walkers


D1 Guided tour ofBastia

Lunch in Bastia. Guided tour of the town, set on hills sloping steeply to the seaside, with its narrow streets and hilly alleys. Dinner and overnight.

D2 * Walking in the Castagniccia (55 km)

Days’ hike with a picnic lunch in the Castagniccia region, where dense chestnut forest swathe the hills and hilltop villages each have their old stone oven and “sechoir” for drying the chestnuts, or “castagna”. Visit the Orezza quarry, whose green Orezza stone was used for the Medici family tomb. Dinner and overnight.

D3 * Corte : Hike in the Tavignanu Gorges (70 km)

Guided tour of Corte and the Museum of Corsica: schiste tiled rooftops, steep and winding cobbled streets with old stone steps. Lunch then a hike in the stunning Tavignanu Gorges, following an old pastoral route, as far as the Russulinu footbridge. Dinner and overnight.

D4 St Florent (25 km)

Visit this old Genoese stronghold with its citadel and fishing port, not forgetting the stunning white sandy beaches of the region. Lunch.

Service details

Hiking Corsica Castagniccia :

Full board in a 2* hotel in the Bastia region
Guided tours (excluding entrance fees) : Bastia (2h)
Corsica Museum
Mountain Guide 2 days

Strong points

Our selection of hiking in France and Europe

Mondoramas is also a Destination Management Company (DMC) specialized in group travel to/for :

Corsica: Thalassotherapy

Corse : Coach Tour

Imperial Regattas

Corsica : hiking in Ajaccio Bay

Possible supplements

Hiking Corsica Castagniccia :

Single Room (3nights) : 81 €
Extra guide 1day (more than 14 walkers) : 365 €

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