The best of Corsica - Mare e Monti

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From 16 years old - Group size: 4-12

Accomodation: Standard 

Bastia

Sunday - BASTIA; Transfer to Evisa
Bastia is the principal commercial town on the Island of Corsica. Its colourful history and baroque styled architecture appeals to all the senses. After some time exploring the city, you will be transferred to the "Gite u Poggiu" in Evisa, which will be the perfect start for the weeks' walking activities.

Evisa

Monday - GUIDED WALK; Evisa to Ota
Today we will travel to the "Spelunca gorges" a beautiful place made up of orange granite rock which plunges in to the water. You cross a delightful bridge "Zaglia bridge" made from genovese rock, which may tempt you to take a dip in the clear, fresh water below. In the evening we will stay in the "Gite Chez Felix".
Ascent: 0m Descent: 530m

 

Ota

Tuesday - GUIDED WALK; Ota to Serriera
Let us explore the red cliffs surrounding "Ota" and climb "Capu San Petru" (914m). You will be amazed at the view over the Porto bay and Piana cliffs. On our way down to Porto, we will take a forest path which will lead us to the "Bussaglia" beach for an afternoon swim. We will stay the night in the hotel l'Aiglon (500m from the beach).
Ascent: 570m  Descent: 880m

 

Porto Bay

Wednesday - GUIDED WALK; Serriera to Osani
Today we will take an old path used by the coast guard up to "Gratelle beach", a beautifully picturesque place to stop and bathe. We will then move on to the village of "Osani" (210m altitude). in the evening, we will stay in the hotel "Dolce Vita" in Osani.
Ascent: 800m Descent 600m

 

Mare e Monti

Thursday - GUIDED WALK; Osani to Girolata
Today we will climb "Monte Senino (618m) via an off track path and we will make our way to the village of "Girolata". In the evening we will spend the night in the "Gite Le Cormoran", which is only accessible by boat.
Ascent: 700 m Descent: 700 m

 

Sample the local food!

Friday - GUIDED WALK; Girolata to Galeria
Starting from the Gite, we will climb to an altitude of 784m, and take in the glorious view from the top. We will descend via an oak forest path which leads to "Galeria". We will stay the night overlooking the sea at the "Gite Etape Marine".
Ascent: 784m Descent:754m

 

Galeria

Saturday - TRANSFER to Bastia
Spend your last morning in Galeria however you wish until your transfer to Bastia city centre or Bastia Airport.

 

 

 

Access Routes to your holiday destinations:

By plane:

-Easy Jet Bastia from London Gatwick, Lyon, Geneva and Manchester
-Regular flights to London Gatwick from Ireland, Ryanair

 

By Boat:

-Access to Bastia from Nice, Marseilles, Toulon, Genoa, Livourne, Savona.

Do not hesitate to contact us to help you organising your transfer to Bastia.




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