Enjoy a week of sunshine on the roads overlooking the azure waves of Cap Corse. 

This gentler biking holiday explores the magnificent Cap Corse, this "Island within an Island". A superb landscape that offers a lot that is typical to Corsica. With leisurely distances to cover with panoramic views at every turn, this is sure to please with stunning riding from village to village. You stay in Comfortable accommodation in lost villages, whilst enjoying this beautiful and wild region, in the saddle.


  • The northern tip of the island
  • Private or hire bike
  • Point to point - 5 days cycling
  • ** and *** Hotels
  • Start and end in Bastia
8 days / 7 nights
Type of holidays
2 - Moderate
Without bags


Day 1


Arrive in Bastia and check into your central hotel before exploring the town, the market place and the old streets behind the harbour. If hiring a bike, this afternoon or early tomorrow you can take a short walk to the bike hire shop collect your bike before cycling back to the hotel.

Night in Bastia
Day 2

Bastia to Saint Florent

Today is a short but sharp climb, up and over the Col de Teghime, with a panorama over both the east and west coasts of Corsica. A real birdseye view! Drop down pass the vineyards of Patrimonio to the seaside town of Saint Florent. Saint Florent is called the Corsican “St Trop” with glitz yachts in the harbour and a lively quayside with restaurants and bars. A comfortable hotel by the sea is your stop tonight.

25 km
Ascent / descent
+600 m / -600 m
Night in Saint Florent
Day 3

Saint Florent to Canari

From your nightstop you are heading to the village of Canari, on the cap. With the sea on your left you are heading up the West coast. The road clings to the every higher sea cliffs, passing tiny ports all the way to Nonza, be sure to stop and discover the village. Nonza is a beauty, with a perched tower and a remarkable black pebble beach far below. The road continues on, clinging to these very mineral cliffs before arriving in the hamlets that make up the village of Canari. 

30 km
Ascent / descent
+600 m / -400 m
Night in Canari
Day 4

De Canari à Centuri

Setting out from Canari, your views become ever wilder, the maquis covered hillside, and the deep blue of the sea far below the road. Rounding cornice through the rocks on the fabulous Monte Minerviu this is some of the wildest and rugged coastline in Corsica. You soon arrive at Pino village, a sleepy place with beautiful buildings including Maisons Americaines, Convent and a Pisan tower. The road continues towards the village of Centuri and your hotel for tonight.

30 km
Ascent / descent
+700 m / -500 m
Night in Centuri
Day 5

Centuri to Maccinaggio

Centuri is a beautiful Cap Corse fishing harbour, where fresh fish are landed daily, and the village seems lost in time. After making the climb out of the village you pass the Moulin Mattei, before rounding the top of the Cap Corse, with views out to the island of Giraglia and then the Tuscan Archipelago. You drop down to the village of Maccinagio and the busy pleasure port, for the end of the day. Your hotel tonight is a comfortable hotel with a pool.

35 km
Ascent / descent
+750 m / -750 m
Night in Maccinaggio
Day 6

Maccinaggio to Bastia

An easy day heading south along the flatter east coast, the headlands punctuated with Genoese watchtowers, with pretty villages nestled next to small beaches and vine covered slopes. The harbours are more open to the sea, on this more sheltered coast and the landscape has changed dramatically. It is an easy ride back to Bastia, past Meria, Pietracorbara, Sisco & finally the artists village of Erbalunga. Arrive back in Bastia and your comfortable central hotel.

35 km
Ascent / descent
+350 m / -350 m
Night in Bastia
Day 7


Relax in Bastia, or head around the Etang de Biguglia and see the flamingos in this beautiful salt water lake. Then return your bike and explore the town and citadelle, if you want to take it easy enjoy a nice meal or people watch on the Place St Nicolas.

50 km
Ascent / descent
+250 m / -250 m
Night in Bastia
Day 8


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

Departures everyday from May until the end October.

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 with halfboard ( except dinners in Bastia and Saint Florent) , luggage transfers between hotels, trip dossier containing your maps, route notes and access to our guidance application. 

Price does not include

Dinners in Bastia and Saint Florent, transfer from and to Bastia (available at a supplement), unscheduled transfers, drinks, picnics, extra activities, 5€/ person reservation fee,  holiday insurance, bike hire.


Bike hire: please contact us for a quote


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 first hotel in Bastia.


At your hotel in Bastia after breakfast.


Bastia airport or port.


  • In double/ twin rooms: 1 night in B&B ( Canari), 1 night  in ** Hotel (Centuri) and 5 nights in *** Hotels (Bastia, Saint Florent and Macinaggio).
  • Single room supplement to be requested when booking.


  • Continental breakfast (tea, coffee, milk, bread, butter, jam).
  • Evening meals are often based on local specialities and include a starter, main course and dessert. Dinners in Bastia and Saint Florent are not included. 

Number of participants

Reservations for minimum of 2 participants. 

Luggage transfers

You need to carry day gear only including water bottle, camera, picnic and wind jacket. The main luggage will be transported by vehicle between the different accommodations.


Moderate -These holidays are designed for people looking for an active holiday. A reasonable level of physical fitness is required. You must take part in at least one sporting activity at least once a week. Stages of between 20 km and 40 km per day. Maximum cumulative altitude difference of 1000 metres per day. First experience of a cycling tour is recommended. 


Self-Guided Biking. We provide you with a Travel Dossier complete with IGN Top 100 map and Topoguide created by our team. During your bike tour 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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