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Upper Corsica : Relax and be charmed !

Self Guided Cycling Tours
    • Period & duration: April to October - 9 Days
    • Destination: France - Corsica
    • Presentation: On this self-guided trip, you will ride from Cape of Corse to the island's center, through the Balagne and Castagniccia region. You will discover the stunning countryside and incredibly diverse landscape during your 9 days in Corsica.
    • Level: Active or Sportive

Upper Corsica : Relax and be charmed !
  

D1 Arrival in Corsica

Arrival at Bastia airport and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the afternoon to visiting the Bastia Citadel and savouring an ice-cream on the old harbour.

Night in Bastia


D2 U Capu Corsu

First coastal day along the roads of Cape Corse with its 15th century Genoese Towers. The cap is known as an island within the island and this hilly peninsula offers you a wild natural landscape untouched by modern buildings. 

Active : 40km with 560m+ or 85km with 1330+
Sportive : 110km with 1670m+

Night in St Florent



D3 Tour of Nebbiu

Rest day or ride through the Nebbiu and Patrimonio wine regions. You start in arid landscapes and arrive in a verdant wilderness with fountains and waterfalls. Enjoy the view over the Gulf of St Florent and finish your ride through the vineyards of Patrimonio 

Active : 60km with 1240m+
Sportive : 100km with 2230m+

Night in St Florent


D4 From the Agriates to the Balagne

Cross the Agriates desert to reach the small perched villages in Balagne. The balcony road is amazing with endless stunning viewpoints overlooking the sea. The turquoise water and red rocks announce your arrival in the little town of Ile Rousse.

Active : 60km with 1140m+
Sportive : 80km with 1640m+

Night near Ile Rousse

D5 Loop in Balagne, Calvi

From village to village, your route is a panorama of fabulous scenery. One last climb before reaching Calvi and its port, citadel and white sandy beaches. Ride back inland to the charming Lake Codole. 

Active : 70km with 1180m+
Sportive : 90km with 1400m+

Night near Ile Rousse

D6 Balagne - Corte

Head into the Corsican heartland with its breathtaking mountain landscape. The route is hilly and takes you through ever-changing scenery with animals often crossing your path. The view of the Citadel in its mountain setting announces that the end of the stage is near ! 

Active : 80km with 1460m+
Sportive : 95km with 2400m+

Nigt in Corte

D7 Corte, bike or hiking

You can choose between biking or hiking

#1 Ride up the Restonica Gorges, 15km of climbing to reach the Bergeries de Grotelle for an impromptu lunch with local products such as Corsican cheese, cured meat and chestnut beer. 

Active : 30km fwith 990m+
Sportive : 100km with 2300m+ (loop around Corte)

#2 Take the shuttle directly up to the summit of the Restonica gorges. From here, there is a wonderful hiking trail to reach two famous Corsican lakes : Melu and Capitellu. About 3-4 hours.

Night in Corte

D8 Corte to the sea

The final stage with its highlight, the magnificent Castagniccia region, rich with chestnut trees and baroque villages. After a long descent, you will reach the coast...and the end of your trip.

Active : 90km with 1600m+ 

Sportive : 120km with 2500m+

Night in the Lido de la Marana

D9 Airport transfer

Breakfast on the beach to finish this wonderful week. Transfer to the airport.

Options

  • Carbon road bike rental STANDARD Pads + 220€
  • Carbon road bike rental PREMIUM Pads or Disc + 330€
  • Carbon road bike rental ULTIMATE Disc + 440€
  • E-bike rental : + 264€
  • Trekking bike rental : + 152€
  • Single room : + 390€
  • Pre or post trip night: on request
  • Storage/transport Bike Box + 50€
  • Travel insurance: on request

Included in the price

  • 8 nights in charming 3 and 4 star hotels in twin bedrooms
  • All breakfasts (x8)
  • Bcyclet Welcome Kit
  • Bastia airport transfers (to be confirmed with your flights)
  • Luggage transfers between each hotel
  • Hotline assistance 7/7 from 8 am to 8pm
  • GPS files and terrain altimetric profile for every stage
  • Our guide to the places to see, our favourite restaurants and lunch stops

Not included

  • Flights
  • Diners and lunches
  • Travel insurance (available as an option)
  • Bike and GPS (available for rent)
  • Any personal spending