The 4th largest island in the Mediterranean, Corsica is located west of Italy, south-east of France and north of the island of Sardinia. Corsica (with Sardinia) was once a Roman province and was also ruled by a number of Italian republics (Pisa, Genoa) until as recently as 1729. The island then enjoyed a brief independence before being incorporated within France - it is today a French region. Sometimes referred to as the ' Mountain in the Sea', Corsica rises spectacularly out of the Mediterrean to a high point at Monte Cinto (2706m / 8878ft). The island has little flat land, numerous granite peaks and a generally very rugged terrain. One of the greatest of the French Grande Randonee hiking routes, the GR20, cuts across the island south-east to north-west and provides a tough 2-week challenge for mountain walkers. Mountain bikers can also take advantage of Corsica's high valley trails with their own 'Coast to Coast' route. With its mix of Italian and French cultural heritage, Corsica is a unique and appealing adventure travel destination.
Corsica, Trek & Walk, 8 days
- from £945 (land only) - from €1,135 (land only) - from $1,555 (land only)
- Scenic trekking from the mountains to the sea
- Hiking in the Golo Valley
- Evisa, the jewel in Corsica`s crown
- Coastal trails of the Gulf of Porto
- Option to climb the rocky peak of Capu d`Ortu (1294m)
Corsica, Trek & Walk, 15 days
- from £1,595 (land only) - from €1,895 (land only) - from $2,595 (land only)
- Classic coast to coast walking across the length of Corsica
- Calenzana to Conca, trekking the complete GR20 in Corsica
- Hiking, scrambling and ascending of spectacular ridges
- Vehicle support with access to bags wherever possible
- Europe`s most challenging long distance trekking trails
Corsica, Bike - Road Cycling, 8 days
- from £995 (land only) - from €1,195 (land only) - from $1,640 (land only)
- A 7 day road ride to rival any of the more famous Alpine tours.
- The Red Granite Calanques of Piana, Soaring out of Blue Seas
- Beautiful Pine forests of the Col de Bavella and Mont Incudine
- Back in time through the Chestnut forests of Castagniccia
- Secluded Coves and Beaches of Corsica’s northwest coast.