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Mountains & Villages of Corsica - Exodus Travels
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32 reviews
Starts
Ajaccio
+8 Destinations
Corsica
Ends
Ajaccio
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Highlights

Start and end in Ajaccio! With the hiking & trekking tour Mountains & Villages of Corsica, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Ajaccio, France and 6 other destinations in France. Mountains & Villages of Corsica includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking
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32 Reviews

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 1
    Written on October 4, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fabulous scenery, great walks, beautiful scents of the maquis, excellent guide (Rudi) etc. etc. Everything I had hoped Corsica would be, and so much more. The trip has inspired me to dot THE big one next year, the GR20. Can't wait !!!What was the most... Read more

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 2
    Written on September 17, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Overall a very good trip, dramatic mountain scenery with a good friendly guide called Suzie. Enjoyed using the local trains to get to starts of some of the walks, and particularly enjoyed the welcome breaks she gave us for bathing/paddling in the streams... Read more

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 3
    Written on July 31, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A good week of walking in a mountain landscape using the scenic mountain railway to access most walks. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The view from my hotel window and from the train windows.Walking in the mountains and river gorges... Read more

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 4
    Written on July 2, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    A very good week of walking on a beautiful, and to us, surprisingly green, island.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The views of the snow-capped peaks and rocky outcrops, sometimes glimpsed through trees, the beautiful natural rock... Read more

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 5
    Written on January 20, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A most enjoyable holiday: wonderful scenery, good variety of walks, excellent leader, great company and lovely sunny hot weather most of the time.  Comfortable hotel, within easy walking distance of the village bakery and a good bar, as well as being close... Read more

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 6
    Written on January 6, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Satisfies the desire to climb mountains on an island with a colourful history of bandits especially before the rule of its most famous son, Napoleon, without sacrificing the comforts of a family run hotel or the pleasures of the local village bar and... Read more

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 7
    Written on January 6, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    An excellent walking holiday the tone of which was set on the first afternoon when we all went for 'trial' walk to assess our abilities - a sound idea.  We got to know the group from the very start which set the scene for the rest of the week.  What was the... Read more

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 8
    Written on January 2, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    Excellent hotel with great food. Atmospheric village in a remote spot. Great scenery. Very friendly people in the group, we all got on well.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The beautiful woods and views from the mountains sides. Seeing... Read more

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 9
    Written on October 1, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was well up there with the best walking holidays I have been on. There really was nothing to criticise and even the weather was as close to perfect as you are ever likely to get in the mountains.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Just... Read more

  • Mountains & Villages of Corsica reviewer 10
    Written on September 19, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent holiday - spectacular scenery, good company, friendly welcoming hotel with good food, skilled group leader.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The view from the top of the hill on the last day - and sense of achievement in getting... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Bocognano.
  2. Day 2: Train to the village of Ucciani; woodland walk to ancient menhir (standing stone) and walk back to Bocognano.
  3. Day 3:   Train journey to Vivario; walk to Tattone and onto the Vecchio River where it may be possible to swim. Ascend to Vizzavona and train to Bocognano.  
  4. Day 4: Train ride to Poggio; walk through woodland to the historic city of Corte.
  5. Day 5: Free day for an optional trip by train to Ajaccio and its beaches, or to relax in Bocognano.
  6. Day 6: Start in Vizzavona where we enjoy a walk along the famous GR20 tracks to Bocca Palmente.
  7. Day 7: Walk directly from the hotel to the Gravona River; walk along the Gorge of Richjusa and onto Bocognano.
  8. Day 8: End Bocognano.

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Start and end in Ajaccio.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 129 km.
  • Ajaccio (France)
  • 32 km
  • Bocognano (France)
  • 4 km
  • Tavera (France)
  • 4 km
  • Bocognano (France)
  • 26 km
  • Corte (France)
  • 16 km
  • Canaglia (France)
  • 4 km
  • Vizzavona (France)
  • 3 km
  • Bocca Palmente (France)
  • 9 km
  • Bocognano (France)
  • 32 km
  • Ajaccio (France)

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