Day 1 – Arrive Zonza
Settle into the hotel, depending on your mood, discover the village, take a short hike at Bavella or simply just chill poolside « en famille ».
Day 2 – Accrobranche and a walk in the hills
In the morning, we propose an exciting Accrobranche, in the heart of the Alta Rocca: zip wires, Tarzan creepers, monkey bridges, and many other obstacles await you. After lunch, you can hike to the Piscia di Gallu, the tallest waterfall in Corsica! A fall of 70 meters down a pink granite wall. This 2 hour walk is interspersed by descriptive and educational panels that will allow you to discover parts of Corsican culture. The route winds through the forest along small streams and offers exceptional views of the coastal plain.
3km, 2h00, +180m, -180m.
Day 3 – Discover Cucuruzzu & Capula
Meandering through a granitic chaos in an atmospheric enchanted forest you discover the site of Cucurruzzu and Capula, inhabited as early as 5000BC. Discover the fort, the pathways that wind beneath tafoni, mystically shaped by the wind. At the end of this guided tour, pass a warrior standing stone before climbing to a panoramic view over the Alta Rocca and the needles of Bavella.
11km, 4h00, +300m, -300m.
Day 4 - Canyoning in the Polischello
With a spectacular panorama on the Bavella needles, you will descend the Polischello ravine with a fun succession of slides, jumps, walking and swimming in natural plunge pools.
Day 5 – Donkey trek or Mountain biking
For the younger members of the family, what better than a donkey trek from the village of Serra di Scopamena, this village is typical of the area and has much heritage to discover. For the teenagers around 80km of tracks serpent through the forests of the Bavella mountain. Equipped with a mountain bike, helmet and protective gear, try the tracks of your level. In the afternoon, hike to the trou de la bombe, a very impressive rock face, pierced with a huge hole 8 m in diametre. It is a pleasant stroll under the Lariccio pines in this mountain forest, with magnificent views from the Bavella massif towards the Gulf of Porto-Vecchio.
4 km, 2h30, +200m, -200m.
Day 6 - Iles Lavezzi
Time to pack up in the mountains and head to the coast. After a short drive to your hotel in Bonifacio, you can spend the morning walking and discovering the Campu Rumanilu, a clifftop walk with views back to town. Take an afternoon boat trip to the Lavezzi islands (included). Time to relax and enjoy this natural site, explore on foot, take your snorkel gear to explore the flora and fauna.
Day 7 - Bonifacio
Bonifacio has a choice of walking, along the clifftops and the coast of this southernmost tip of Corsica. For a longer walk, along a coastal path to Paraguan beach, before heading onto the cliffs near the Iles Fazzio and along towards la Madonette lighthouse. With views over the old town and harbour, for a shorter walk, or try the walk on the Campu Rumanilu both are wonderful coastal walks and a great finale to your walking holiday. Stay in Bonifacio 3* hotel, on B&B.
15km, 5h30, +255m, -255m.
Day 8 - Bonifacio
End of holiday after Breakfast in Bonifacio.
This itinerary is an example of the itinerary we aim to adhere to, correct at time of publication. Should situations arise that are beyond our control, such as severe weather conditions, or other factors that could put your safety at risk, it may be possible for the itinerary to be modified.