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France - Corsica - Southern Secrets - Guided Road Cycling Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Approaching Corte’s towering citadel at the end of your first day’s ride
  • Exploring Corsican mountain villages, distinct from anywhere else in France
  • Descending the sweeping roads which carve through cool pine forests
  • Benifacio’s dramatic cliff top old town
  • Earning the rewarding views over the Med after a challenging climb
  • Fuelling up with the delicious local produce

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Day Description Distance Ascent Meals
1 Arrival: Bastia Airport Non Riding Day    
2 Lucciana to Corte 52 Miles / 84 Kms Approx. 2,000 Metres Approx. B L  
3 Corte to Porticcio 84 Miles / 135 Kms Approx. 2,400 Metres Approx. B L  
4 Porticcio to Bonifacio 86 Miles / 138 Kms Approx. 2,400 Metres Approx. B L  
5 Bonifacio to Zonza 52 Miles / 83 Kms Approx. 1,550 Metres Approx. B L  
6 Zonza to Venaco 77 Miles / 124 Kms Approx. 2,200 Metres Approx. B L  
7 Venaco to Lucciana 85 Miles / 137 Kms Approx. 1,950 Metres Approx. B L  
8 Departure: Bastia Airport Non Riding Day   B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

In conjunction with our long established and very successful tour of Northern Corsica, The Beautiful Isle, we bring you another road cycling holiday in France which covers the magnificent southern region of Corsica. Keen to assert their own identities, Corsica is divided into ‘Haute-Corse’ (upper Corsica) and ‘Corse-du-Sud’ (southern Corsica). The diversity of landscape allows both of them to shine in their own right and both deserve a separate visit to make the most of them!
This tour of the south is an absolute gem, taking in everything that Corse du Sud has to offer, from mountains to beaches, gorges to forests, rolling hills to needle like rock pinnacles, swanky resorts to hillside villages and winding ascents to long easy descents. From the heart of the island to the very tip in the south (only a stone’s throw from Sardinia), this trip will allow you to explore some popular attractions as well as taking you completely off the beaten track to experience traditional Corsican life.  
Starting in Bastia on the Cap Corse our route heads south, winding inland and rising above the Gollo valley giving tremendous views over the Castagniccia chestnut forest, down to the sea. Our journey bisects the island before hitting the coast near Porticcio where we spend the night within earshot of the waves of the Mediterranean. After following the south west coast we cut inland to cross Corsica and reach the east coast which we follow north, aiming for Bastia.
The riding here is a little tougher than our trip in the north of Corsica but no less dramatic and enjoyable with a great mix of rolling coastal roads and more challenging ascents through the wooded interior of the island showcasing the quality and variety The Beautiful Isle has to offer.

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
£1,445
Estimated flight price
£200

Optional

Bike Hire:
£220.00
Bike Hire:
£220.00
Single Room:
£320.00
Single Room:
£320.00
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47.00
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47.00

Holiday Details

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7 nights hotel accommodation

6 days riding

Breakfast and lunch

Guided and vehicle support

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Last Updated: 04/04/2016