7 days and 6 nights
Durée
2
Niveau
Porto
Lieux
From 10
Age
April to October
Saison

Gulf of Porto is maybe one of the nicest place of Corsica, the island of beauty or Kalliste like the greeks used to call it. Cliffs, mountains, beaches, volcanic rocks and gorges … there is a lot to see for the hikers. Classified by UNESCO, the Calanques of Piana offer magnificent landscapes with the red cliffs with strange shapes coming from some very old volcanoes.

We will also taste the local food in Girolata, a small village on a peninsula surrounded by the sea.

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From 6 persons
1 040 €
From 10 persons 890 €
From 15 persons 815 €
Included Trip organization and reservations
Professional guide (French : Accompagnateur moyenne Montagne), 15 persons maximum per group
Minibus transfers
Boat trip in the Scandola Reserve
5 days of hikes and 2 days of bus Transfer
2-star hotel and half-board from D2 to D7 10AM
Security gear
Picnics from D2 to D6
Professional civil liability insurances
Not included
Lunch and dinner on Day 1 and 7
Transportation to the meeting point*
Extra cost for a single room
Personal snacks and drinks
Extra drinks at the bars and restaurants
Personal civil liability insurances
Cancellation insurance
Everything that is not indicated in «what the price includes »*we can organize your flight and your transfer to the meeting point

You will like

  • The hikes between the sea and the mountains in the maquis
  • The beauty of the views overlooking the gulf of Porto
  • The boat to the natural reserve of Scandola
  • The Gorges of Spelunca
  • The ancient villages and the local food
1

Day 1 Welcome in Ajaccio

We welcome you at the airport and we organize the transfer to the hotel in Porto.

Bus transfer 2 hours from Ajaccio airport
Accomodation : 2-star Hotel in Porto (seaside)

2

Day 2 Capu Rossu

We transfer to the village of Piana for a visit and a hike towards Capu Rossu and Genoese tower of Thurgiu.  The panoramic views on the gulf of Porto and Calanques of Piana are stunning. Night at the hotel.

Walking duration : 3 hours /  8 km, elevation: 200 m
Accomodation : 2-star Hotel in Porto (seaside)
Bus transfer 20 minutes

3

Day 3 Calanques of Piana

Beautiful hike among the volcanic red rocks, the porphyry. The hard rock has been sculpted by the wind and sea to create a natural work of art.

Walking duration : 4 hours /  12 km, elevation : 500 m.
Accomodation : 2-star Hotel in Porto (seaside)
Bus transfer 15 minutes

4

Day 4 The Natural Reserve of Scandola

Transfer to Porto where we embark on a small boat to visit the reserve, which is not accessible by car. The boat will stop us in Girolata, a beautiful fishermen’s village. Return by foot with a lovely hike and stunning views.

Walking duration : 3.5 hours /  8 km, elevation: 400 m
Accomodation : 2-star Hotel in Porto (seaside)
Bus transfer 10 minutes

5

Day 5 Aitone and the Spelunca gorges

We transfer inland from Porto to the picturesque hill village  of Evisa, surrounded by the Aitone Forest and mountains. We will walk 2 hours among the old Laricio pines and chestnut trees, near a beautiful river, natural pools and on a Genoese arched bridge. Return at the hotel in the end of the afternoon.

Walking duration : 4 hours/ 10 km, elevation : 400 m
Accomodation : 2-star Hotel in Porto (seaside)
Bus transfer 30 minutes

6

Day 6 Capu San Petru

The walk passes by a crest and pine forests to the Capu San Petru. The views across the Gulf of Porto are spectacular. The hike finishes in Ota, a  small village with old stoner houses, flowers and chestnut trees.

Walking duration : 5.5 hours/ 35 km, elevation : 100 m
Accomodation : 2-star Hotel in Porto (seaside)
Bus transfer 10 minutes

7

Day 7 It is only a au-revoir

Transfer to the airport of Ajaccio.

Please note: the order of the hikes can be re-arranged by the guide depending on weather conditions. Cultural visits can replace the hikes in the worst cases.

Hotel Kallisté in Porto (4 nights)

We are testing hotels in Corsica since 15 years and we have chosen the best ones in terms of quality, price and location.

  • Double rooms (or single rooms with extra cost)
  • Shower or bath, toilets in the room
  • Towels are provided
  • All the comfort for a nice stay !Bar, restaurant with local food, double room ou single, TV, bathroom, balcony, terrace, WIFI.
    Hotels have either a swimming-pool or access to the sea.

From 7 persons, you choose the date!

From 6 persons the trip is confirmed!

Rates / person / double room / adult

May, June, September and October 890 €

  • Decreasing rates: 6 / 10/  15 persons
    •  1040 € / 890 € / 815  €

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