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Best of Corsica

France, Corsica
  •  1,990/person (including taxes)

  • 9 Days

  • Guided tour

  • 3 Pro level

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Experience Corsica’s unique beauty, covering every corner from the coast to the mountains in just 8 days. There will be challenging climbs straight from the Tour de France, scenic roads and impressive views across the Mediterranean.

Day 1 Arrive in Bastia

You’ll be met at Bastia airport and transferred to your hotel (included). Enjoy a relaxing evening before the tour begins.

Night in Bastia

Starting from Bastia, we head west across the Nebbiu region, the “wine road” of Patrimonio and the Désert des Agriates before reaching the beautiful Balagne region. The day ends with a balcony road which will take us down to a small village for the night.

Pro: 105km with 2070m+

Inferno: 145km with 3180m+

Night in a small village near Ile Rousse

A stunning coastal stage with short steep climbs and incredible views over the Scandola reserve and the Golfe de Girolata. This is one of the most beautiful coastal roads in Europe and was ridden by the Tour de France for the first time in 2013.

Pro: 100km with 1800m+

Inferno+: 135km with 1890m+

Night in Porto

Another day of exploring lies ahead! We leave the coast and head for the heart of the island and its stunning mountain scenery. Brace yourself for a long 30km climb up the Col de Verghio (1478m). We then ride through the unforgettable Gorges de la Spelunca and Scala di Santa Regina before spending the night in Corte.

Pro: 95km with 2510m+

Inferno: 150km with 3450m+

Night in Corte

We ride back to the coast for our final stage on the west coast. You’ll climb the Col de Vizzavona (1163m) and Col de Scalella (1193m), which will certainly be tough but filled with plenty of downhill recovery time! Night is spent in Propriano

Pro: 125km with 2370m+

Inferno: 137km with 3170m+

Night in Propriano

A change in scenery awaits us on our 5th stage. We head deep into the mountains hidden away from tourists as we climb Col de la Vaccia (1193). The night is spent in a quaint mountain village at one of our very favourite hosts!

Pro: 85km with 2150m+

Inferno: 120km with 3000m+

Night in a very pretty local mountain village (we love the host)

A great start to the day with a nice steady climb up the Col de Verde (1289m). Next comes a seriously long descent of over 30km via the Gorge of Inzecca along a very narrow road. We spend the night again in Corte.

Pro: 95km with 2000m+

Inferno: 130km with 2970m+

Night in Corte

We’ve almost reached the finish line as we cross the region of Castagniccia. As you ride through a series of local villages take the opportunity to enjoy the island’s Baroque architecture and iconic Roman chapels. We spend the night near back in Bastia on the coast.

Pro: 100km with 1930m+

Inferno: 135km with 2560m+

Night on the coast near Bastia

Relax and enjoy breakfast before heading back to Bastia Airport (included)

Included in the price

  • 8 night stay in charming 3* hotels (twin bedrooms)
  • All breakfasts (x8)
  • All lunches (x7) made with fresh local produce
  • All restaurant dinners (x8)
  • Food supplies and assistance
  • Photo report of the tour
  • Bcyclet Welcome Kit
  • Airport transfers from Bastia airport on day 1 midday, to Bastia airport on day 9 morning
  • Support from our team van including luggage transfer
  • GPS files and terrain altimetric profile

Not included

  • Flights
  • Wine and alcohol
  • Any personal spending
  • Travel insurance
  • Bike (available for rent)