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From Cap Corse to the Castagniccia and Marana

Independent moderate cycling circuit 6, 7 or 8 days Northern Corsica





















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Corsica Selfguided, Moderate cycling tours: superior ***B82  or  **plus***B82

Corsica Selfguided, "Light" cycling tours: Packages from Bastia to Ajaccio ***hotels

B82 Plus **/*** packages


Itineraries Day stages Pricing

Stages B82 - Plus**/*** packages 6 days
Tour
BASTIA-CALVI
7 days
Tour
BASTIA-BASTIA
8 days
Tour
BASTIA-BASTIA
Bastia **Day 1Day 1Day 1
Nonza **   (6 days: Centuri) Day 2Day 2Day 2
St. Florent **Day 3Day 3Day 3
L'Ile-Rousse ** (6 days: Monticello) Day 4Day 4Day 4
Corte ** (6 days: Calvi) Day 5Day 5Day 5
Cervione *** Orizonte   Day 6
Lucciana ***  Day 6Day 7
Leave after breakfast Day 6 Day 7Day 8



B82 plus 2024
Bags transfer included
BnB's Dinners Basic rate p.p.:
2p sharing
room
Supplement
July-August
Suppl.
single
room
Road
hybrid
bike
rental
Road
hybrid
E-bike
rental
6 days Plus **/*** 5 1 875 34 350 179 206
7 days Plus **/*** 6 2 1044 48 412 223 258
8 days Plus **/*** 7 2 1170 49 460 246 303
  • The basic rate includes: The transfer of the luggage, nights (BnB) in double rooms in hotels or guesthouses.

  • This price does not include: Transfer to the meeting point and to the drop off point, the transfer not planned in the program, the meals, the bikes, the insurances, drinks, the visits of sites, the optional activities and the personal expenses.

  • For booking one these tours, please complete our booking form .

  • Bike rental: included : rear bicycle luggage carrier and double bikebags, repair kit, bicycle lock, assistance, transport of bike to first  hotel, transport of bike at theend back to Bastia.
    Bike rental: not included : helmet(€5 per week) , insurance:  €3 per day.

  • Rates superior packages: superior *** packages






Discount p.p. for small groups and families
See terms and conditions of group discounts
Parties van 3 personen :   7 % p.p.
Parties van 4 personen : 13 % p.p.
Parties van 5 personen : 20 % p.p.
Parties van 6 personen : 11 % p.p.
Parties van 7 personen : 15 % p.p.
Parties van 8 personen : 19 % p.p.


Itineraries Day stages Pricing


PROGRAM of the 6 days tour.   (BASTIA -  CALVI)

Day 1 Bastia
Your tour starts in Bastia at your hotel in the afternoon. Time to discover the capital of the Upper-Corsica. The old port is superb as well as the freely accessible citadel and the old city which offers a superb panorama on the sea and the neighbourhoods. For dinner, we advise you the old port with its particular atmosphere. If you arrive by boat the hotel is at 150m. From the airport you can take the shuttlebus ( 10) or taxi ( 22 Night at the hotel in Bastia.

Day 2
Along the coast and small fishermans ports you bike to Nonza with its special tower.
Cycling distance 55 or 70k .
Nightstay in Centuri .

Day 3 From the Cape to the Gulf of Saint-Florent.
According to the chosen route, you will be able to discover the village of Patrimonio, famous in the whole Corsica for its vineyards. Tastings are possible in the cellars of the village. This route offers superb point of views on the Gulf of Saint-Florent. In Saint-Florent, do not fail to visit the citadel and to stroll around the port and its small commercial streets. Riding Distances: approximately 55 or 65km .
Night stay at Saint Florent.

Day 4 : The Desert of Agriates.
Trip to Agriates Desert. From hamlet to hamlet, you cross this superb desert which will take you closer to the sea again. According to the chosen layout, you will be able to follow a way which will take you into the heights of Balagne to see superb landscapes before going down towards the littoral and its Genoese Towers. You will arrive soon at Ile Rousse. Do not miss the sunset on the end of the islands which will make you understand why this city was named Ile Rousse. The heart of the city is very animated in summer time and abounds with colors.Riding Distances: approximately 51km .
Night stay at Monticello.

Day 5 : Villages of Balagne.
From Monticello to Calvi. Before going up to the villages of Balagne you might visit Calvi. This area is worth the detour. Stone villages perched in the middle of nowhere have an astonishing beauty and have been from modernism. Your overnight will be in one of the many typical villages of Balagne.Riding Distances: approximately 40 or 50km .
Night in Calvi.

Day 6 : leave after breakfast


PROGRAM of the 7 days tour.

Day 1 Bastia
Your tour starts in Bastia at your hotel in the afternoon. Time to discover the capital of the Upper-Corsica. The old port is superb as well as the freely accessible citadel and the old city which offers a superb panorama on the sea and the neighbourhoods. For dinner, we advise you the old port with its particular atmosphere. If you arrive by boat the hotel is at 150m. From the airport you can take the shuttlebus ( 10) or taxi ( 22 Night at the hotel in Bastia.

Day 2
Along the coast and small fishermans ports you bike to Nonza with its special tower.
Cycling distance 38km, 51kmof 67km.
Nightstay in Nonza or Ogliastro.

Day 3 From the Cape to the Gulf of Saint-Florent.
According to the chosen route, you will be able to discover the village of Patrimonio, famous in the whole Corsica for its vineyards. Tastings are possible in the cellars of the village. This route offers superb point of views on the Gulf of Saint-Florent. In Saint-Florent, do not fail to visit the citadel and to stroll around the port and its small commercial streets. Riding Distances: approximately 22km, 41kmor 46km.Night stay at Saint Florent.

Extra day: The Desert of Agriates.
Trip to Agriates Desert. From hamlet to hamlet, you cross this superb desert which will take you closer to the sea again. According to the chosen layout, you will be able to follow a way which will take you into the heights of Balagne to see superb landscapes before going down towards the littoral and its Genoese Towers. You will arrive soon at Ile Rousse. Do not miss the sunset on the end of the islands which will make you understand why this city was named Ile Rousse. The heart of the city is very animated in summer time and abounds with colors.Riding Distances: approximately 30 - 54km. Night stay at Monticello. (Plus packages: L'Ile-Rousse)

Extra day : Villages of Balagne. Before going up to the villages of Balagne you might visit Calvi. This area is worth the detour. Stone villages perched in the middle of nowhere have an astonishing beauty and have been from modernism. Your overnight will be in one of the many typical villages of Balagne.Riding Distances: approximately 33km, 43kmor 54 km. Night in Speluncato. (Plus packages: L'Ile-Rousse)

Day 5 The Corsica Inheritance.
You will continue into the villages of Balagne by discovering superb testimonies of the past through old churches and convents. Your course is divided into two roads, one of them makes it possible to ride on some mountain passes located at more than 1200m of altitude.Then, you will follow the border of the Natural reserve of Corsica until you reach Ponte Leccia and from here ahead to Corte your stop for the night. This day will be, without any doubt, marked by the numerous animals that you will meet wandering in freedom: cows, pigs, goats...
Riding distance: approximately 69km. Night in Cortea.

Day 6 Descent through Castagniccia and Marana.
It will take you along the villages of Castagniccia known for their chapels, their numerous natural sources as well as their ancestral culture of sweet chestnut. Royal Milan, this impressive raptor is widespread in this zone and you will surely see it hovering over your heads. You will see Campitello and San Michele-de-Murato before arriving at the coast. Your stop for the night will be in a village close to the airport. Riding distance: approximately 35kmor 52 or 75km. Night in Lucciana.

Day 7 After your breakfast. End of stay.
You'll have to call a taxi to take you to the airport (20). We can constantly modify the stages ofyour stay in reasons of events independent of our will,particularly caused by climatic and natural events.

In the 8-days package you will bike to Cervione, before the last stage to Lucciana.


Level
That program offers everyday various levels of moderate cycling, from distances up to 71 km.


Transport of luggage
The porting of your luggage is ensured by taxis.

Start at Your hotel in Bastia on the afternoon on day 1.

End of the package at the airport or your hotel in Lucciana on last day.
Availability Any day from April to the beginning of November.

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