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Corsica Bike Tour

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Fuji Absolute 1.1 Disc

6 Days / 5 Nights
Availability : April to October
Calvi
Figari

Overview

Corsica is an island of incredible contrasts. From the miles of untouched coastline and glittering blue sea to the winding mountain roads and granite houses you will definitely love our Corsica Bike Tours. The island distinctive character makes it an incredible destination for outdoor enthusiasts looking to travel on one of our bike tours France.

Some of the most famous delights you get to try on our Corsica bike tours include the “charcuterie” (wild boars meat), fish and the Brocciu, a local goat cheese as well its rose wine which was introduced by the greeks on the island over 2000 years ago.

Dates

  • May 3 - May 8, 2020
  • May 10 - May 15, 2020
  • May 17 - May 22, 2020
  • May 24 - May 29, 2020
  • May 31 - Jun 5, 2020
  • Jun 7 - Jun 12, 2020
  • Jun 14 - Jun 19, 2020
  • Jun 21 - Jun 26, 2020
  • Sep 6 - Sep 11, 2020
  • Sep 13 - Sep 18, 2020
  • Sep 20 - Sep 25, 2020
  • Sep 27 - Oct 2, 2020
  • Oct 4 - Oct 9, 2020
  • Oct 11 - Oct 16, 2020
  • Oct 18 - Oct 23, 2020

Don’t see your dates of travel or want to travel with your own group of friends? Contact us today!

Itinerary

Day 1

Your Corsica cycling holiday starts at a local restaurant with a light lunch and introduction to the week. Toast with a glass of Patrimonio. Then, get on your bike and cycle along the coast and the crystal blue Mediterranean Sea. Later on, arrive in Calvi, a village of Haute-Corse, famous for its citadel and crescent shape bay. Before dinner, retreat to the luxurious 5-star hotel La Villa, a member of Relais & Châteaux. In the evening, savour typical cuisine at the hotel gourmet restaurant.

Today’s Ride: 15 miles with 1,200 feet of climbing

Day 2

Your cycle tour of Corsica continues with a delicious breakfast on terrasse of your hotel. Then, embark on a bike ride through the Balagne, an area with numerous hilltop villages with views on the Bay of Calvi. Pedal on La Strada Degli Artigiani, a route between Calvi and Ile Rousse, famous for its local artists. Stroll through Sant’Antonino, one of the oldest villages in Corsica with 360-degree views on the countryside. After lunch, you head back downhill toward Calvi and enjoy incredible views.

Today’s Ride: 37 miles with 3,500 feet of climbing
Short Option: 16 miles with 2,200 feet of climbing
Long Option: 47 miles with 4,500 feet of climbing

Day 3

On your third day, transfer to nearby Girolata (50 minutes), a costal village in western Corsica. Once at your starting location, get on your bicycle and make your way to Porto, a village near the Scandola Nature Reserve. After lunch, travel through the Calanques de Piana as you ride your bicycle on a winding road with gorgeous red local granite. Ride through Piana, one of “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France”. Later that afternoon, transfer toward Levie (3h), a village in the mountains of the Alta Rocca. In the evening, you have dinner at an authentic auberge.

Today’s Ride: 32 miles with 3,300 feet of climbing
Short Option: 21 miles with 1,500 feet of climbing

Day 4

Cycling in Corsica is challenging and today, you experience it first hand. Make your way to the Col de Bavella, a mountain pass in Corse-du-Sud. Marvel at the beauty of the pine forest, sweeping plateaux and green valley. On the way, keep your eyes open as you might spot some wild boars or cows along the side of the road. In the afternoon, arrive in Bonifacio, a town with a citadel and white limestone cliffs. Later that day, meet a local guide for a tour of the town.

Today’s Ride: 34 miles with 4,300 feet of climbing
Short Option: 14 miles with 2,300 feet of climbing
Long Option: 60 miles with 5,400 feet of climbing

Day 5

This morning, trade your bikes for a jet ski and explore the nearby Lavezzi archipelago, some small granite islands in the Strait of Bonifacio. In the afternoon, ride on quiet country roads in the surrounding of Bonifacio. Explore Piantarella and Sperone. Back in town, cool off in the swimming pool of your hotel. Then, celebrate your time on the island with a delicious dinner.

Today’s Ride: 16 miles with 1,000 feet of climbing
Long Option: 39 miles with 2,800 feet of climbing

Day 6

Your tour of Corsica comes to an end at the Figari airport.

Hotels

La Villa

Calvi (2 nights)
www.hotel-lavilla.com

A Pignata

Levie (1 night)
www.apignata.com

Version Maquis

Bonifacio (2 nights)
www.versionmaquis.com

What's Included

Included

  • All breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • Multiple daily routes
  • A fully equipped bicycle: the Fuji Absolute
  • Garmin GPS with easy to follow directions
  • Handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle
  • 1 leader for every 5 guests
  • Snack & drinks during the day
  • Gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Guided tours, tastings and entrance fees
  • A leader offering minivan support
  • Luggage transfers
  • Porterage
  • Minivan transfers during the trip
  • Local guides and experts
  • An email a few days prior to your trip

Not Included

  • Transportation to & from pick-up/drop-off
  • Pre or post trip lodging
  • Minibar, massages, etc
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Road bike or e-bike
  • Gratuities for your Leaders

Map

Cycling in Corsica map

Photos

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Diane W.

Couple Traveller

Thank you so much for all you did to make our bike trip such a great experience. We had a great time.

October 8, 2018

Rick J.

Couple Traveller

We count ourselves lucky to have traveled with you. Thank you for all your support.

September 28, 2018

Kathie B.

Family Traveller

First of all – thank you SO much for a wonderful, exciting… utterly fantastic cycling trip. We had a terrific time – so much so that we’re sending all our friends the link and recommendations on Facebook – hope they translate into business! 
 
Cheers and deep gratitude.

September 25, 2017

Sujay J.

Couple Traveller

Our cycling trip in Corsica was phenomenal. We had a great time with our phenomenal trip leaders, Franck and Mario. The best.

Thank you for the great hotels, great routes, great everything.

August 4, 2017