6-day trek GR20 south route Bavella to Vizzavona
I applied for an english speaking group. At least thats what i thought so it was a great surprise when i found myself as the only one in a french speaking group who did not understand a word whats going on. I bought a package, for my limited nimber of vacation days, where i wanted to enjoy myself, part of the package should be networking with other people in the group. Otherwise i would have gone into the Alps hiking myself, that is where i live. Also my dietary requirement was ignored. As a vegan i had a hard time trying to find dishes i can eat without ending up in a medical condition. Also it would have been nice to get a detailed description about the accomodations. It was a great surprise finding out i have to pay 40 euros extra to have a standard european level accomodation. Fortunately the guide managed to turn this initially very negative experience into a better one.
Lara & Michael
Wild and adventurous hikes in Corsica, France, with a local guide
Travelling through the Corsican mountains with Xavier and Hendrix, his four legged friend, was a trip we will never forget. Xavier is a brilliant guide, easy to spend time and very knowledgable, we immediately felt relaxed in his company. We worked hard, saw beautiful and remote spots, swam in rivers and enjoyed the delicious local, organic food and wine that Xavier kindly carried along for our journey. It was a unique experience and we really enjoyed sharing it with both Xavier and Hendrix. We are always thinking of when we can next go back!
Corsica has maintained its natural heritage away from the hand of man. Part of its conservation is due to its isolation, since it is accessible mainly by sea. In fact, it has a fabulous seabed with a great biodiversity. Here you will also find numerous animal and plant species, such as cormorants, wild goats, shearwaters, algae and corals.
Best time to visit
From May to September
It is a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters near the coast. When you get away, it gets colder, with snowfall in the mountains
How to get there
You can go by plane or ferry. Flights to Corsica take off from most of France's major cities. In addition, in Corsica there are 4 airports (Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi and Figari). As for the ferry, you can take a boat in Marseille, Toulon or Nice. It is the most convenient way to get to Corsica: there are many frequent connections and you can even take your own car
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