Corsica Walking & Hiking Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $6,699 - $7,049 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Corsica Walking & Hiking Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: May-Jun, Sep

From $6,699 - $7,049 /person

Rugged Beauty & Stylish Beaches on France's Mediterranean Isle

"L'Île de Beauté," it has been called. The Isle of Beauty. Still undiscovered by many foreign travelers, Corsica’s northern coast is dizzying. Rugged beaches give way to dense forests scented by wildflowers and herbs. Ascend further and you're looking from tiny alpine hamlets into the plunging valleys below. The dramatic mix of sea and summits more than earns Corsica its name. 

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Highlights

  • Intersperse epic hikes through varied terrain with visits to Calvi and L'Île-Rousse, two of the island’s most vibrant coastal towns
  • Behold every angle of Corsica’s remote abundance and learn about its astounding diversity of flora and fauna
  • Gaze at historic architecture and savor the region’s hardy gastronomy—both are a perfect blend of French and Italian influences
  • Retreat to intimate and tasteful seaside resorts boasting private beaches, colorfully decorated infinity pools and luxurious spa treatments
France Corsica Walking and Hiking Tour

France

Start Bastia, Corsica

End Calvi, Corsica

Airports & Travel details*

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Trace the banks of the sunlit Pietracorbara stream Relish the cool sea air as you look out from the windswept cliffs of Macinaggio-Barcaggio—Corsica’s northernmost tip Follow the curve of the island along Cap Corse through narrow seaside trails, fertile hills and granite rock formations Tour the village of Tollare and its famously beautiful Genoese watchtower Sample classic Corsican wine and cheese at a local tasting.

Accommodations
Hotel Tomino

(2 nights)

Nights 1-2

Hotel Tomino
Tomino
*Casual Plus Hotel

Soak up breathtaking panoramas of the town, bay and mountains while you relax by the pool at this scenic boutique hotel. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 3

Description

Explore Corsica’s chillier Haute-Corse region Far above the coast, hike from the well-preserved town of Lama past enchanting hamlets tucked into the mountains Venture on a well-trod shepherd's path filled with juniper, chestnut trees and Corsican maquis (scrub) A hike on Monte Grossu trail through Corsica’s enchanting Melaja Forest leads to the elegant hamlet of Urtaca Stunning L'Île-Rousse, a seaside summer hot spot, provides ample options for an entertaining afternoon and a luxurious place to rest.

Accommodations
Casa Paradisu

(1 night)

Night 3

Casa Paradisu
Monticello
Premiere Hotel

Bewitching sea views, sophisticated minimalist design and two infinity pools create an idyllic hideaway tucked inside the Monticello mountains. (pool, spa) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Wind from one postcard-perfect hamlet to the next in the Ostriconi River Valley Exquisite views of the surrounding peaks are readily apparent in Saint Antoine, a village often referred to as "Eagle's Nest" Walk through the historic town of Calvi, set along a 4-mile stretch of turquoise bay Hike over the breathtaking Revellata Peninsula along coves and gold-sand beaches—feel free to pause and take a dip! Journey to Notre Dame de la Serra Chapel for views of the snaking coastline Tour the 13th-century Citadelle de Calvi, an imposing fortress situated above Calvi’s bustling center.

Accommodations
La Villa Calvi

(2 nights)

Nights 4-5

La Villa Calvi
Calvi
Premiere Hotel

Luxurious and stylish, this beachfront hotel offers breathtaking sea views and top-notch amenities. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Hotel Tomino
Tomino

*Casual Plus Hotel

Soak up breathtaking panoramas of the town, bay and mountains while you relax by the pool at this scenic boutique hotel. (pool)

Night 3

Casa Paradisu
Monticello

Premiere Hotel

Bewitching sea views, sophisticated minimalist design and two infinity pools create an idyllic hideaway tucked inside the Monticello mountains. (pool, spa) 

Nights 4-5

La Villa Calvi
Calvi

Premiere Hotel

Luxurious and stylish, this beachfront hotel offers breathtaking sea views and top-notch amenities. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa) 

From $6,699 - $7,049 /person

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