The west coast and Gulf of Porto boast a multitude of incredibly beautiful sites! 

Embark on an exceptional journey, combining exploration of the sparkling coves, pebbles and immaculate sands, with a nautical escapade in the Scandola reserve and dives in the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Porto. From Piana to Evisa, passing through the picturesque villages of Girolata and Ota, this itinerary offers a fusion of mountain and sea for all the family to enjoy. On the programme: relaxation, wandering through ancient forests, swimming in natural pools and the deep blue sea, not forgetting the fragrant maquis, deep gorges and breathtaking cliffs. 


  • Piana, Girolata, Spelunca gorges, Evisa
  • Hiking and swimming
  • Point to point  - Children aged 7 and over 
  • ** Hotels and B&Bs
  • Start and end in Ajaccio 
6 days / 5 nights
Type of holidays
1 - Gentle
Without bags


Day 1

Ajaccio to the village of Piana

Meet at Ajaccio bus station in the early afternoon. Take the local bus (at your own expense) to the village of Piana, one of the most beautiful villages in France. Settle into your accommodation. 

Night in Piana
Day 2

The Calanques of Piana

A magnificent day's hiking in the heart of the Calanques de Piana. We offer you a choice of several hikes to suit your mood: you can walk down to a pretty beach in the Ficaghjola cove (1 hour), or do a loop in the calanques (3h30). 

De 6 à 9 km
De 2h30 à 3h30
Ascent / descent
+450m, +600m / -450 m -600m
Night in Piana
Day 3

Scandola and Girolata

Set off by boat to discover the Gulf of Girolata and the Scandola nature reserve. You may be lucky enough to spot a fishing eagle, a dolphin or even a whale. The tour ends in Girolata, a fishing village. Leave the village on the Guy le facteur path, which runs along the coast. You can go for a swim at Tuara beach before heading back up to the Col de la Croix, where your taxi is waiting. 

In the event of rough seas , the boat trip may be cancelled. We suggest an alternative hike along the coast.

5 km
Ascent / descent
+360 m / -80 m
Night in Ota
Day 4

The Spelunca gorges

Leaving the village of Ota on the Mare a Mare: the  route crosses a number of Genoese bridges before entering the gorges. The Spelunca trail is a testament to the ancient paths  that have spanned the centuries. It crosses the river several times, which is an invitation to swim and contemplate. 

7 km
Ascent / descent
+620 m / -140 m
Night in Evisa
Day 5

The Aïtone forest

Discover the world of chestnuts on an educational trail. The trail takes you to the banks of the river Aïtone and its many refreshing pools and waterfalls, in the shade of the forest.

13 km
Ascent / descent
+450 m / -450 m
Night in Evisa
Day 6

End of your stay in Ajaccio

In the morning you can take the public bus (at your own expense) to Ajaccio.

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 on request every day from early April to late October. 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

Half-board accommodation, local transfers, luggage transport, boat trip to Scandola, travel dossier with IGN maps, topo guide and access to our guidance application.

Price does not include

Drinks, picnics, 5€ /person reservation fee , insurance, site visits and transfers not included in the program including travel to Corsica, bus tickets from Ajaccio to Piana and from Evisa to Ajaccio, guide.


Discount for children under 16: €50 / 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 the bus station in Ajaccio at 2.45 pm.


At the bus station in Ajaccio.


Ajaccio Airport or Ferry terminal.


  • In double/ twin rooms: 4 nights in ** Hotels (Piana and Evisa) and 1 night in Gîte with private room (Ota). 
  • 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.

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.


Gentle -  accessible to children aged 7 ( minimum) and over  and anyone in good health. 


Self-guided tour. We provide you with a travel pack with IGN maps and a complete topographical guide produced by our team. During your hike, our 24-hour assistance service will also be able to answer any questions you may have and, if necessary, give you advice on how to make the most of your stay.

Luggage transfers

Only your personal belongings for the day and your picnic. Luggage is transported by vehicle. If you wish to carry your own belongings, please contact us for a reduction.

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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