Active family vacation in the Balage based in a hotel close to the sea.

The Balagne, also called the "garden of Corsica", is a micro-region rich in natural treasures. We offer you as a family, a range of activities to discover this magical region in all its forms, from the delightful seaside town of Algajola. On the program: biking, sea kayaking, snorkelling safari, canyoning in the Fango, adventure trails and unmissable hikes. You will stay in a comfortable hotel just steps from the beach with the added bonus of a swimming pool.


  • Cycling, canoeing, hiking, snorkelling, canyoning and swimming
  • Private or hire car
  • Self guided  - Children aged 10 and over 
  • Hotel  by the sea
  • Start and end in Algajola
8 jours / 7 nuits
Type of holidays
Sports & Adventure
Calvi / Ile Rousse
1 - Gentle
Without bags


Day 1

Arrive in Algajola

You'll arrive at your hotel in the early afternoon to settle in and drop off your luggage. Algajola is a small seaside town on a huge sandy beach between Ile Rousse and Calvi.

Night in Algajola
Day 2

Biking through Balagne Villages

You meet your guide. After getting equipped, you'll be transferred high up to the start of your tour. The route is all downhill, offering exceptional panoramic views of the coast and the discovery of a multitude of villages, including one of the most beautiful villages in France, San Antonino, and the village of Pigna. Duration of approx 3h00. 

Night in Algajola
Day 3

Sea Kayaking along the Coast

Meet the instructor. After the first instructions, it's time to set off from the beach at Algajola.  You'll ride along the coast past the points of Varcale and Vallitone, discovering the bays of Fornello and Capite. A gentle, safe outing to discover a wild, unspoilt coastline (Duration approx 2 hours).

Night in Algajola
Day 4

Walking Calvi & Revellata peninsula

You'll reach the great city of Calvi and its imposing citadel, which you can visit. We suggest a walk along the Revellata peninsula. This biodiversity site, with its rocky habitats, is lined with intimate, wild beaches and coves.

8 km
Ascent / descent
+185 m / -185 m
Night in Algajola
Day 5

Sea snorkel safari

You have an appointment with your instructor, who will guide you, advise you and ensure your safety as you explore the world of silence and the life that hides there in shallow water. You'll be provided with specially adapted equipment and teaching aids for an exceptional discovery experience. Duration approx 2h30. 

Night in Algajola
Day 6

Perched villages walking

You'll have to make your way to the beautiful village of Lumio, the starting point for this marvellous walk in the hills that leads to the abandoned village of Occi. The village, which overlooks the coast, has been abandoned by its inhabitants for over a century. After the walk, you can return to the coast at Punta Spano.

5 km
Ascent / descent
+300 m / -300 m
Night in Algajola
Day 7

Canyoning in the Fango

A day devoted to discovering the canyon located in the Fango Valley Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO-listed site. A descent punctuated by jumps (not mandatory), swimming, walking and slides in natural pools and a heavenly setting. A well-deserved rest by the hotel pool will bring this wonderful day to a close.

Night in Algajola
Day 8

End of stay in Algajola

Holiday  ends after breakfast, extra nights available.

Programs have been drawn up according to the latest information available at the time of writing: imponderables are always possible and situations beyond our control may alter the course of the program.

Dates and prices

Departure on request every day June to September. 2 persons minimum.

For safety reasons during the hikes, we cannot accept the registration of a single adult accompanied by one or more children (under 16) on this trip. Thank you for your understanding.

Please select your departure date from the calendar below to find out the rate and begin your booking.

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Price includes

Accommodation including breakfast, activities as stated in the program, all activities with qualified bilingual instructors, travel dossier with A4 copies of IGN maps,  walking notes and access to our guidance application.

Price does not include

Reservation fee of 5€ / person , travel insurance, drinks, dinners, picnics, transfer to and from Algajola and transfers between activities, car hire, travel to Corsica.


Discount for children from 10 to 16 years : 50€ per child


We offer comprehensive multi-risk insurance specifically adapted to our adventure trips (contract no. 7482 Assurinco). The rates are as follows: 4.00% of the price of the trip for French residents, 6% of the price of the trip for residents from the European Union (EU) outside France. For non-EU residents, the rate is €90 per person. See insurance details.

Group discount

Groups of 3 people or more can benefit from a discount. Please contact us for details.

Technical informations


At your hotel in Algajola.


After breakfast, at your hotel in Algajola.


Calvi, Bastia or Ajaccio Airports or L'Ile Rousse, Bastia or Ajaccio port. If you arrive into Figari, or another port, please ask for details of transport connections.
Transfers during your stay: use of your private or rental vehicle.

Number of participants

A minimum of 2 people is required to register. For safety reasons, we cannot accept single adults accompanied by one or more children (under 16) on this tour.


Continental breakfast (tea, coffee, milk, bread, butter, jam).

Luggage transfers

Only personal items for the day.


Gentle  - For all the family, as long as you do a bit of sport, can swim 25 metres and can put your head under water. Children aged 10 and over. 


  • ** Hotel  with swimming pool in a double room. The hotel is located by the sea in Algajola, between Calvi and Ile Rousse. It has a swimming pool and direct access to a sandy, rocky beach.
  • Single room supplement to be requested at time of reservation.


A qualified canyoning guide, bike guide, kayak guide and snorkel guide, we provide you with a Travel Dossier with A4 copies of IGN maps and walking notes created by our team. During your holiday our 24-hour assistance service will also be able to answer all your questions and, if necessary, bring you useful tips for the smooth running of your stay.

The digital roadbook

Once you have confirmed your holiday, you can download our application. It's easy to use and it offers a number of functionalities:

  • Precise route guidance with alerts in the event of deviations.
  • View your starting point, accommodation, current position, mileage.
  • Discover points of interest via interactive content with descriptions, photos and audio. 
  • In an emergency, send an SOS alert with your GPS coordinates. 
  • Contact function to share messages, photos and videos with our team during your stay.


Take advantage of a stay extension during your tour with Corsica Aventure.

If you'd like to discover Corsica before or after your holiday, our team can offer you ideas for accommodation and activities. If you prefer to arrive a few days earlier or extend your stay for a few days, we can book your extra nights on the island, depending on your arrival city.

Here are a few hotels we recommend for those of you who would rather organise their extra days themselves:  


  • Hôtel Le Dauphin 2*/ Tél : 04 95 21 12 94.
  • Hôtel Kalliste 3* / Tél : 04 95 51 34 45.
  • Hôtel Albion 3* / Tél : 04 95 21 66 70.
  • Hôtel San Carlu 3* / Tél : 04 95 21 13 84.


  • Hôtel Bellevue / Tél : 04 95 76 01 86.
  • Gîte-hôtel U Fracintu / Tél : 04 95 76 15 05.


  • Hôtel Kallisté / Tél : 04 95 26 10 30.
  • Hôtel Le Belvédère / Tél : 04 95 26 12 01.
  • Hôtel Le Méditerranée / Tél : 04 95 26 10 27.


  • Hôtel Les Calanques / Tél : 04 95 27 82 08.
  • Hôtel Les Roches Rouges / Tél : 04 95 27 81 81.


  • Hôtel Belvédère 3* / Tél : 04 95 65 01 25.
  • Hôtel Les Arbousiers 2* / Tél : 04 95 65 04 47.
  • Hôtel Christophe Colomb 3* / Tél : 04 95 65 06 04.
  • Hôtel Balanea 3* / Tél : 04 95 65 94 94.


  • Best Western Montecristo Bastia / Tél : 04 95 55 05 10.


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