Sardinia & Corsica Multi-Adventure Tour
Kayaking - Sardinia & Corsica
Sardinia & Corsica Multi-Adventure Tour
Backroads Sardinia & Corsica Family Multi-Adventure Tour - Older Teens & 20s
Sardinia & Corsica Multi-Adventure Tour
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Sardinia & Corsica Multi-Adventure Tour - Older Teens & 20s

Italian & French Mediterranean Isles

One or more kids 17+ required (siblings 14+ ok) | Min age to ride e-bike 16+

Family — Older Teens & 20s

6 days 5 nights

Activity Level: 2-4

Premiere Hotels

From: $5,999 pp dbl occ

($1,400 for sgl occ)

Follow exquisite coastal trails and kayak hidden coves in Corsica, the Island of Beauty. Escape to paradise at tranquil beachfront hotels styled to island perfection. Then voyage to Sardinia, where white sand meets the blue tones of the Mediterranean Sea. Bike across peaceful archipelagos. Off the distant coasts of France and Italy, a wildly enchanting family adventure awaits.

Italy Sardinia & Corsica Family Multi-Adventure Tour map
Italy Sardinia & Corsica Family Multi-Adventure Tour map

Italy & France

Start Porto-Vecchio, Corsica / End Olbia, Sardinia

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.


  • Vacation amid the beautiful and elegantly rugged island landscapes of Corsica and Sardinia
  • Hike and bike world-class routes from alluring coastal enclaves to traditional mountain villages
  • Kayak, swim and explore in the azure waters of pink granite inlets off of La Maddalena archipelago
  • Savor the fresh flavors of Mediterranean wine and cuisine at extraordinary seaside hotels


Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels*
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Day 1

Start your active family getaway in Porto-Vecchio on the French island of Corsica | Discover L'Ospedale, a typical Corsican mountain village | Hike amid lush pine forest and rocky peaks | Take in breathtaking views over the bay | While away the hours on a private beach and dine at our magnificent hotel.

Beach Front at Hotel Casadelmar
Hôtel Casadelmar
| Premiere Hotel

Private seafront terraces, sophisticated modern design and an exclusive beach create an idyllic escape along Corsica's coastline (pool, spa).

Days 2-3

Ride unforgettable routes from Corsica's east to west side through the Alta Roca's heavenly alpine villages perchés (perched villages) | Stop in classic mountain hamlets like Zonza, San-Gavino-di-Carbini or Levie for a café and croissant | Admire the island’s rugged coastline and wild landscapes as you boat across the Valinco gulf to seaside Campomoro | Hiking trails bring you to tiny fishing villages and historic Genoese towers | The delightful village of Olmeto awaits | Kayak and swim with your family in crystalline waters and witness a spectacular underwater world.

Terrace Hotel Marinca & Spa
Hôtel Marinca & Spa
| Premiere Hotel

Elegant, luxurious and serene, this beachfront hotel is surrounded by nature with a private golden-sand beach, lush gardens and sweeping views over the sea. (pool, spa)

Days 4-6

Explore the ancient city center of clifftop Bonifacio | Journey across the strait to Italy's stunning Sardinia | Discover the secluded coves and turquoise inlets of La Maddalena archipelago | Quiet impeccable roads make for sensational cycling | Bike across the spellbinding island of Caprera | Step into the one-time home of Giuseppe Garibaldi, a pivotal figure in Italy’s history and unification | Pause and absorb the atmosphere in traditional seaside villages | Hike to Costa Smeralda, a natural wonderland | Follow scenic trails flanked by pine trees | Rest and relax by the sea at our retreat on Sardinia's coast, where isolated beaches and sorbet-hued granite rocks meet sparkling blue lagoons.

Exterior view of CERVO Costa Smeralda Resort
CERVO Costa Smeralda Resort
Porto Cervo
| *Casual Plus Hotel

Set in the heart of glamorous Porto Cervo, and offering private beach access, this lively Mediterranean resort exemplifies the unique Costa Smeralda style. (pool)

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

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Activity Level: 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 2 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Level 2 | 5 miles | 1000 ft. gain
Day 2
Level 2 | 21 miles* | 1600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 37 miles | 3300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 42 miles | 4200 ft. gain
Day 3
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 5 miles | 800 ft. gain
Level 3 | 5 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Level 4 | 8 miles | 1800 ft. gain
in the Golfe de Valinco (2 hours)
Day 4
Walking & Hiking
Level 3 | 6 miles* | 1100 ft. gain
Level 4 | 10 miles | 700 ft. gain
Walking Tour of Bonifacio, Corsica (1 hour)
Shuttle & Ferry to Sardinia (2.5 hours)
Day 5
Level 2 | 13 miles* | 900 ft. gain
Level 3 | 15 miles* | 1000 ft. gain
Level 4 | 20 miles | 1300 ft. gain
Caprera Island Adventure (2 hours)
Day 6
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 3 miles | 400 ft. gain

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

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Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, this custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Keep pace or zip ahead, pedaling with an electric boost. This bike provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.
Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Shuttle Time

To bring you to our favorite parts of Corsica and Sardinia, we make liberal use of shuttles and boats on this trip. So although you'll ride in a shuttle or boat on most days, consider it an opportunity to view some spectacular scenery while resting your legs in preparation for your next activity.

Ferry Crossing

Ferry schedules between Sardinia and Corsica can be subject to strong winds and rough seas. On the rare occasion that our ferry does not run as scheduled, we'll extend our stay on the first island with alternate activities until we're able to travel. Should this be the case on your trip, your leaders will share more details about what to expect.

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