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Walk the complete GR20 Haute Route in Corsica, one of the finest and hardest mountain walking routes in the whole of Europe, on this classic adventure trekking holiday. Fully guided and ALL meals included.


£1695 Land Only

Duration: 15 days
Departures: 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 16 Aug, 23 Aug, 6 Sep 2015
Start point: Bastia
End point: Bastia

Greentraveller's Travel Advice: To reach Corsica from the UK, travellers have a few green options to choose from. The first option is a rail journey from London via Lille and Marseille and then an overnight ferry to Bastia.  Alternatively, the second option is a train journey via Paris and Nice, followed by an overnight ferry to Calvi.

>> For more details, see: Train and Ferry from London to Corsica

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Whilst on Corsica, Richard Hammond had a look at the island’s new trains. These new additions will be in service for summer 2012 so visitors will be able to experience one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys in comfort and style. 

Details of this Corsican Mountain Trekking Holiday

<p>Rising abruptly from the Mediterranean, with pink granite peaks soaring to over 2500 metres, Corsica is known as ‘the mountain in the sea’. Famous for its dramatic coastline and pretty, perched mountain villages, this rugged island reveals its most spectacular scenery only to those who are prepared to travel on foot. Starting out in the south-east amongst the towering pinnacles of Bavella, our route takes us through the heart of the island to Calenzana, close to the colourful resort of Calvi on the north-west coast.</p><p>[img_assist|nid=8721|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=286|height=200]En route, we negotiate 180 kilometres of mountainous terrain; forested slopes, high pasture, airy ridges and alpine valleys. A short, optional detour takes us to the high point of the trip at the summit of the stunning viewpoint peak, Paglia Orba (2525m). The GR20 is a route for walkers who are in good shape - it is a tough, rugged mountain itinerary. Though well established and well marked, the paths are often very rocky with numerous steep uphill sections and descents that are rough under foot. Expect to be hiking for between 6 and 10 hours each day. Always challenging, this is unquestionably one of Europe's great mountain walks.</p>

What price includes

  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Single group transfers from and to Bastia
  • Baggage transfers wherever possible
  • All meals included
  • 4 nights hotel, 6 nights refuges or camping, 4 nights gites
  • 13 days trekking



Plan your journey by train

Meeting point:
Rendezvous with group at Bastia Airport

Nearest train station to meeting point:

Transfer to meeting point:
Guests make their own way to meeting point
Taxi from Bastia to the airport

How to get there:
Train to Bastia via Lille and Marseille (ferry)

Plan your journey by train to Corsica (Bastia)

Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
A hotel in Bastia

Nearest train station to finish point:

Transfer to finish point:
Guests make their own way to station
Taxi to the ferry port in Bastia

How to get back:
Ferry from Bastia to Marseiile then train to London (via Lille)

Plan your return train journey from Corsica (Bastia)