Live a great cycling adventure departing from Bastia for a unique itinerary to meet the must-see sites, between seaside roads and mountains.

You cross Cap Corse before dropping down the west coast to Calvi, the Golf of Porto, and finally  Piana. The route rises towards the high mountains of the centre Corse to Corte and crosses remote villages and vast forests to the Alta Rocca. You then attack the Aiguilles de Bavella, before switching to the coast of the Bouches de Bonifacio and a final push up the West Coast via Sartene to Ajaccio.


  • From Cap Corse to Ajaccio via Bonifacio
  • Logistician with assistance vehicle
  • Point ot point - 8 days cycling
  • ** and *** Hotels
  • Start in Bastia and  end in Ajaccio
8 days / 7 nights
Type of holidays
4 - Tough
Without bags


Day 1

Bastia to Saint Florent

The objective of the day is to reach the seaside town of Saint Florent by going around Cap Corse. You will take the only road that runs along the coast. It winds through fishing villages, crossing Genoese towers, small coves and vineyards that make the reputation of the region. A road made up of false flats, bumps, sudden climbs and short descents for your greatest pleasure. Several routes are possible.

95 km
Ascent / descent
+870 m / -1300 m
Night in Saint Florent
Day 2

Saint Florent to Ile Rousse

You will leave the Gulf of Saint-Florent by crossing the Agriates desert. An arid landscape that was once a “breadbasket”. Your route will take you to Balagne where you will discover magnificent villages lost in the mountains. A succession of panoramas that accompany you to Île Rousse. Several routes are possible. 

85 km
Ascent / descent
+1090 m / -1090 m
Night in l'Île Rousse
Day 3

Ile Rousse to Porto

Change of scenery: an almost 100% seaside stage with cornice roads overlooking the gulfs of Calvi and Porto. A colorful stage on the approach to Scandola, with red rocky entanglements plunging into the sea. Possibility of crossing the Col du Marsolinu to reduce the distance. 

91 km
Ascent / descent
+1365 m / -1365 m
Night in Porto
Day 4

Porto to Corte

Warm up with the climb towards the village of Piana, in order to discover the Calanques de Piana site there and back, before starting the ascent to the highest pass on the island. The Vergio pass (1478 m) leads to the valley of the Niolu shepherds which is surrounded by the highest peaks including Mt Cintu at 2706 m. Finally it is through a narrow gorge that you will reach Corte. 

105 km
Ascent / descent
+2370 m / -1960 m
Night in Corte
Day 5

Corte to Zicavo

A 100% mountain stage with the crossing of several mythical passes including Verde 1290 m and Sorba 1311 m. On the program of this day the crossing of secular forests, authentic villages, sublime panoramas. At the end of your race, the authentic village of Zicavo at an altitude of 750 m. We are here on the track of the GT20.

80 km
Ascent / descent
+1890 m / -1580 m
Night in Zicavo
Day 6

Zicavo to Bonifacio

You leave the Alta Rocca region by crossing the Bavella forest before reaching the Ospédale lake. Begin then a long dive 1000 of D- to join the city of salt Porto-Vecchio. You then meander along the beach road to reach the great citadel of Bonifacio. 

105 km
Ascent / descent
+1070 m / -1780 m
Night in Bonifacio
Day 7

Bonifacio to Propriano

You leave the extreme south to go up in the direction of Sartène. You pass near the lion of Rocapina before starting the crossing of the Ortolo valley which goes up by small roads towards the most Corsican of the cities of Corsica. You then dive towards the Rizzanese valley, to reach the seaside town of Propriano. 

90 km
Ascent / descent
+ 1340 m / -1340 m
Night in Propriano
Day 8

Propriano to Ajaccio

Last day of your journey on the island, which still offers many wonders to discover. Initially you follow the Gulf of Valinco before joining the great plain of Taravo and its vineyards. The road rises to reach the village of Coti-Chiavari which opens onto the Gulf of Ajaccio. The road plunges towards the seaside that you will not leave until Ajaccio. Holiday ends upon arrival in Ajaccio. 

75 km
Ascent / descent
+900 m / -900 m

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

Registrations are possible from one person as this is an assisted trip.

Confirmed departures indicate the dates for which the minimum number of participants has been reached and on which there is still availability. If a date is indicated full departure, it means that the maximum number of participants has already been reached. In this case, please contact us before making your reservation as places may become available.

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Price includes

Accommodation on half board, picnic lunches, local internal transfers, luggage transfers, travel dossier, assistant with support vehichle.

Price does not include

Transfer to and from Bastia or Ajaccio (available at a supplement), 5€/ person reservation fee, unscheduled transfers, drinks, picnics, extra activities, holiday insurance, bike hire.

Supplements /Discounts

Bike hire : 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 8h30 at Bastia harbour.


At the end of the day at Ajaccio harbour.


Bastia Airport or port.


  • Hotel in double/ twin rooms: 4 nights in ** Hotels (Ile Rousse, Corte, Zicavo and Boniacio) and 3 nights in *** Hotels (Saint Florent, Porto and Propriano).
  • Single room supplement to be requested when booking.


  • Continental breakfast (tea, coffee, milk, bread, butter, jam).
  • Picnic lunch on the terrain ( please bring a tupperware). 
  • Evening meals are often based on local specialities and include a starter, main course and dessert. 


Tough - You need to be in good physical condition, well trained and able to make a continuous effort over several days. Real experience of the activity and regular practice are essential. Stages from 70 km to 140 km per day. Maximum cumulative altitude gain 2500 meters per day. Good cycling experience and weekly practice are required.

Number of participants

Solo travellers possible. Groups of 6 to 15 cyclists.


Self-Guided Biking. We provide you with a Travel Dossier complete with IGN 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.

Luggage transfers

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

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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Reviews for The complete GT20

4 reviews

Vacances de rêve, à recommander à tous les niveaux

Cassie 17/09/2023The complete GT20

Great sporting stages. Everything went well despite the storm and arrival in the rain at Zonza. Some organisation there!...

Brad 13/09/2023The complete GT20

A very well-organised sports tour. The evenings and visits added a great deal to the atmosphere of the trip....

Christopher 19/07/2023The complete GT20

We would particularly like to highlight Lucas' contribution throughout the trip....

Alfred 12/07/2023The complete GT20

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