Mysterious Corsica : walking from Corte -the Scala di Santa Regina to Piana

Mysterious Corsica : walking from Corte -the Scala di Santa Regina to Piana

Embark on a great walking adventure taking you from the heart of Corsica to the wonderful gulf of Porto. Hike through Calacuccia, Evisa, Ota and Porto to reach Piana, rated as the most beautiful village in France.

Luggage transfers are included along with a great selection of hotels.

Day 1

Corte Arrival in Corte. Night in a 2 star hotel.

Day 2

Scala di Santa Regina
After a short taxi transfer, travel into the heart of the Scala di Santa Regina Gorge. Stunning views are to be seen from the cliffs overlooking the Golo River. You then walk along an old migration path, sculpted in granite rocks. The valley of the Niolu also offers great landscapes. Dinner and night in a 2 star hotel.
Walking: 4h15. Altitude gain & loss: +850m, -500m.

Day 3

Waterfalls and mountain huts
Today’s adventure takes you to the heart of the forest of Verghju, Genoese bridges and chestnut mills. The path follows the Golu River through a forest of Laricci pines.
Dinner and night in a mountain hotel.
Walking: 5h55.
Altitude gain & loss: +900m, -554m.

Day 4

From Col de Verghio to Ota
After the Col, you will descend through a chestnut forest. This trek takes you through the mountain village of Evisa, the chestnut capital of Corsica. Corsica is famous for its chestnuts, which are used to make local foodstuffs including flour, cake and beer! From Evisa, it is a fantastic walk, descending down into the Spelunca gorge through dense forests of chestnut and holm oak, where you will walk on tracks and bridges constructed by the Genoese, before heading back up to Ota.
Approximately 6h20 mins
.+600m; -1500m.
Day Lunch, night and dinner in 2* hotel

Day 5

From Ota to Piana
Following an ancient mule track, this path leads you to the Calanques of Piana, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
En route you will have several exceptional views of the Gulf of Porto. The path then descends to the enchanting village of Piana.>
Approximately 5 hours of walking.
+ 950m;- 800m.
Night in Piana

Day 6

Piana
End of the tour after breakfast

titre 1

Self guided WALKING
Level
Duration :
6 Days
From :
865 €

 Included (see the details in "Dates and Prices" section).

Accommodation in 2** hotels

Luggage transfers.

Your information package (with printed maps and route notes).

Local assistance.

 

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Starts in :

Corte.

 

Ends in :

Piana.

 

Access : Bastia airport, Figari or  Ajaccio

 

Activity Level : 2

 Rolling terrain with some rocky trails with an occasional steep climb and/or descent. Walks average per day of 5 to 6 hours of walking. Depending upon the day elevation gains can vary with a maximum of +/- 500 to 750 meters.

 

 

 

 

Information : click on "ask for information"

cecile@icietlanature.com

Phone : +33 558 48 71 65


 

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Highlights

From Corte to Piana in 4 walking days

Awesome villages

Comfortable hotels