Day 1 Corte
Arrival in Corte. Night in a 2* hotel, very well located,
in city center. Not far from restaurants, pubs, museum of Corsica... .
Day 2 Scala Santa Regina
After a short transfer from Corte, you will
be in the heart of the Scala Santa Régina Gorges. The cliffs overlooking
the Golo river offer splendid views. You will take an old mule path to your
next stop, by the Calacuccia lake.
About 4 hours 15 minutes of walking.
Day 3 Waterfall and shepherd house of Radule
Beautiful walking day
to the Verghio forest. You leave the Mare a Mare North to reach the Radule
waterfall and shepherd house. Then using the world famous GR20 path, you
walk to your hotel for the night. Numerous bathing possibilities in natural
About 5 hours 55 minutes of walking.
Day 4 Aitone natural pools
Passing the Col de Verghio you will walk
under the shade of endemic Lariccio pine trees toward the chestnut's capital
of Corsica, Evisa. You will overlook the Aitone stream and its beautiful
About 3 hours 40 minutes of walking.
Day 5 From Evisa to Porto through Ota
You will discover the heart
of the Spelunca gorge and its famous genoese bridges. Later, the Ota village
will welcome you for a rest before walking down to the marina of Porto.
About 5 hours 35 minutes of walking.
Day 6 Scandola reserve and Calanches of Piana
During this rest day
in Porto, you might enjoy various activities such as boating, biking...
All means are good to explore the sumptuous Calanches of Piana and the Scandola
natural reserve. And the beach is only a few metres away.
Day 7 From Porto to Piana
During this last walking day, you will
walk along the sea before climbing up inland toward the Capu d'Ortu summit.
Then, you will enjoy the shade of the Palani with fantastic views on the
Calanches of Piana.
You will then carry on to the centre of the Piana
About 3 hours and 50 minutes of walking.
Day 8 Piana
End of your trip after breakfast. You can take a bus to Calvi or Ajaccio.
A wonderful itinerary for those who wish to enjoy the walk without having
to carry a bag and being sure to have a hotel or guesthouse room available
at the end of the day.
From the Scala Santa Regina, you will cross Calacuccia,
Evisa, Ota, Porto to finally reach Piana.
Wonderful sceneries, proud
inhabitants, history and culture will constantly surround you during this
STARTING POINT: Ajaccio, Venaco or Corte
DEPARTURE DATES : Every day, from the end of May to the end of September
(according to the weather).