Come and discover the treasures of this micro-region, where mountains and sea meet, by bike. 

This easy going biking mini break explores the villages of the Balagne in Northern Corsica, this area is the garden of Corsica and exploring the region is made easy with short distances to cover whilst seeing the area’s gems. Sant’Antonino, Monticello, Pigna, Feliceto, Cateri, Montemaggiore, perched villages all with immense character, nestled below the high mountainous backdrop, you are never far from the sea and there is so much to explore.


  • The villages of Balagne and Calvi
  • Private  or hire bike
  • Point to Point - 3 days cycling
  • ** and *** Hotels 
  • Start in Ile Rousse and end in Calvi
5 days / 4 nights
Type of holidays
Calvi / Ile Rousse
2 - Moderate
Without bags


Day 1

Île Rousse

Go directly to your hotel in Île-Rousse. After your installation, you will discover the small streets, the lighthouse of the island of Pietra or you will enjoy the beach.

Night in Ile Rousse
Day 2

Monticello & Reginu Valley Tour

The road climbs to the beautiful village of Monticello, discovering great views of the coast. Then, it flows into the Reginu Valley and along the Codole Lake, before reaching the village of Santa Reparata and down to Ile Rousse.

26 km
Ascent / descent
+620 m / -620 m
Night in Ile Rousse
Day 3

Corbora, San Antonino and Pigna

The route climbs up the coast towards Corbara and its monastery and arrives at the village of artisans "Pigna", before climbing to San Antonino, one of the most beautiful villages of France, located on its rocky promontory. The return is by the seaside. 

31 km
Ascent / descent
+690 / -690 m
Night in Ile Rousse
Day 4

Ile Rousse to Calvi

The road runs along the seaside crossing the small seaside town of Algajola before joining Lumio. The stage becomes more mountainous, the secular olive trees offer a saving shade as Montemaggiore approaches. This village offers a breathtaking view of the mountains, the plain and the bay of Calvi.

36 km
Ascent / descent
+660 m / -660 m
Night in Calvi
Day 5

End of the stay in Calvi

Holiday ends after breakfast.

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 Ile Rousse (available at a supplement), 5€/person reservation fee,  unscheduled transfers, drinks, picnics, extra activities, holiday insurance, bike hire.


Bike hire: please contact us for a quote

Hotel upgrade: 4* Hotel in Ile Rousse available at a supplement €205 (May, June, September & October) €265 (July August).


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 L'Ile Rousse.


At your hotel in Calvi after breakfast.


Calvi airport or Ile Rousse port.


  • Hotel in double/ twin rooms: 3 nights in ** Hotel (Ile Rousse) and 1 night in *** Hotel (Calvi).
  • Superior category hotels in Ile Rousse available at extra cost.
  • Single room supplement to be requested when booking.


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

Number of participants

Reservations for minimum of 2 participants. 

Luggage transfers

You need to carry a small day sack only with a 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 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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