A condensed panoramic landscape in the heart of unique natural sites, with plenty to discover on a sporting route for cycling enthusiasts !

From the stunning “Island within the island” to the beating heart of the Corsican interior at Corte, Northern Corsica is great to explore in the saddle. This road tour for keen riders takes you around the stunning Cap Corse to Saint Florent, seeing perched villages on steep sea cliffs, unspoilt beaches and great views at every Col. From St Flo, the Corsican St Tropez, head through the unpopulated Desert des Agriates, to Corte, an atmospheric town surrounded by high mountains. From Corte cycle through the unspoilt Castagnicia, over cols and through forests, down to the coast at Bastia, and vibrant city life before heading home after a great ride !


  • A great sporting loop starting from Bastia
  • Private or hire bike
  • Point to point - 3 days cycling
  • *** Hotels
  • Start and end in Bastia
5 days / 4 nights
Type of holidays
4 - Tough
Without bags


Day 1

Arrive Bastia

Arrive in Bastia before transferring to your hotel in the heart of the city. Check into your hotel before exploring the town and the Citadelle. Road Bike hire possible in Bastia.

Night in Bastia
Day 2

Bastia to St Florent

Today you head north along the flatter east side of the Cap Corse, to Maccinaggio, Corsica’s busiest pleasure boat harbour. From here the road heads up and across the top of the cap Corse and over a good couple of cols before dropping down along the West Coast of the Cap. Night in a comfortable 3* hotel. 

110 km
Ascent / descent
+1300 m / -1300 m
Night in Saint Florent
Day 3

St Florent to Corte

You are leaving Saint Florent, the Corsican St Tropez ! From your nightstop, you head up through the desert des Agriates, a wild land of hills and maquis, ride along this winding beautiful road before hitting the high mountains again and climbing to the city of Corte, and your hotel nestled amongst high mountains. 

110 km
Ascent / descent
+2160 m / -1760 m
Night in Corte
Day 4

Corte to Bastia

Setting out from Corte you head towards the Castagniccia, an area of chestnut woods, narrow and quiet roads, interspersed with tiny hamlets, perched on hilltops. Cycling through this area typical of Corsica there are plenty of cols to challenge.  

115 km
Ascent / descent
+1650 m / -2000 m
Night in Bastia
Day 5


End of holiday in Bastia, transfers to and extra nights available, please ask for details.

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 including breakfast, luggage transfers between hotels, trip dossier containing your maps, route notes  and access to our guidance application. 

Price does not include

Transfer to and from  Bastia (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 your first hotel in Bastia


At your last hotel in Bastia after breakfast. Extra nights available.


Bastia airport or port.


  • Hotel in double/ twin room in *** Hotels.
  • Single room supplement to be requested when booking.


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


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.

Number of participants

Reservations for minimum of 2 participants. 


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

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.

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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