Day 1 - Bastia
Your stay begins in Bastia, a town focussed around the port. Bastia has a vibrant old town, its closeness to Italy highlights its distinct Genoese feel and you will discover a rich Baroque heritage. On its heights, the village of Cardo, invites you for a short hike on arrival. Overnight in Bastia in a central hotel, on a B&B basis.
6km, 4h, +650m, -650m.
Day 2 - Bastia to Barcaggio
Transfer to the village of Macinaggio, starting point of your coastal hike on the customs officers' path. This trail will allow you to admire the reserve of the Finocchiarola Islands, the shattered Genoese tower of Santa Maria as well as many beaches, inhabitted by the odd roaming cow. The beaches are wild, enticing you for a swim, before reaching the northernmost village of Corsica, Barcaggio. Overnight in Barcaggio in a small hotel, on B&B basis.
15km, 5h30, +450m, -450m.
Day 3 - Barcaggio to Centuri
Departing from Barcaggio, the trail runs alongside the cliffs that overhang the coastline, before heading off through the maquis. It is a wild and authentic landscape now protected by the Marine National Park and is the largest in France. Take a stop at the Tollare Tower and the Semaphore of Monte Grossu before reaching the sleepy harbour of Centuri. This fishing village, nestled in the heart of a small creek, offers a unique resting place. Overnight in Centuri in a 3* hotel on a B&B basis.
10km, 5h30, 600m, -600m.
Day 4 - Centuri to Bastia
In the morning transfer to Bastia. End of our services after your arrival in Bastia. Extra nights available, please ask for details.
This itinerary is correct at time of publication. Should situations arise that are beyond our control, such as severe weather conditions, or other such factors that could put your safety at risk, the itinerary may be modified.