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6-day rock climbing program in Bavella, Corsica

The natural rocks surrounded by breathtaking sceneries make Bavella, Corsica, an ideal place for rock climbing. Join Cédric, IFMGA certified guide.

Duration6 days
Offer periodApr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Type of tripNot specified


Bavella became so well-known that it turned Corsica into a “must go” destination for rock climbers around the world.

Even though rock climbing has a very short history on this beautiful island, it has been very dynamic. In fact, there are many spots that offer a huge variety of styles and have become instant classics!

You’ll get to climb from the coast to the highest peaks on the island, and always under a beautiful Mediterranean sun. You’ll also enjoy its high-quality rock and its incredible landscapes. Join me and discover the beautiful and wild Bavella massif!

This 6-day program is also an opportunity to gain more autonomy and to discover some of the more traditional routes on the island. I’m a local guide and will take you to all the best spots.

Want to discover this wonderful place and its amazing rocks? It will be a pleasure for me to guide you and help you discover the secrets of this incredible site. So contact me now!

I also offer rock climbing day trips in Corsica. Check them out if you’re short on time!



In Bavella, "L'auberge du col de Bavella"

More info

Return: in the late afternoon at Ajaccio. Group size: from 3 to 4 participants per guide Level: V+ roping

Meeting point

At 9 AM in front of the Hôtel de Ville, Place Foch (the "Place des Palmiers") at Ajaccio.




Day 1: Climbing school

Transfer to the Bavella Pass and contact with the Granite Corse and its tafoni (natural holes in the rock). Climbing school. Explanation on safety measures on the cliff. Training of how to place your feet when climbing.

Day 2: Climbing school

Climbing school on the Bavella pass. Belaying and abseiling and leading. Climbing multi-pitch routes of 2 or 3 lengths.

Day 3: Aiguilles de Bavella

A great track. Implementation of safety measures in Aiguilles de Bavella with the ascent of a classical route to Acellu (round 1), Masino-style.

Day 4: Relax and canyoning

A relaxing day, with an introduction to canyoning. The Vacca canyon offers a very aquatic descent in the imposing site of the Aiguilles de Bavella. The program includes jumps into basins of clear water, sliding down natural slides, long baths and abseiling.

Day 5: A great track

A large and great track that will be adapted to the level of the participants.

Day 6: Final track

Another one, the final track. “Le dos de l’éléphant”, a legendary route.

About the guide

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Certified mountain guide UIAGM / IFMGA
I work with Manu, a good friend of mine...
We are both rock climbing instructors and certified mountain leaders. I shared with Manu happy and doubtful moments, building a professional future with a passionate focus on the mountain and the guide role. An open vision over the world, where our competences, knowledge and curiosity are at our client’s service for one day or for life.
The agency we founded together is the natural outcome of our profound complicity. People think we are cousins or brothers. We are just friends, and lucky to be so, because our children are in love: as in love as you can be at 8 years old!
We are both lucky to live in Corsica, this unknown mountain where climbers, mountaineers and skiers still feel like pioneers. This mountain is our playground and our office.
Curious and open to the world, we also organize each year trips to faraway places to see what other mountains and people can give to us, and what we can learn from them.
Ice in the Equator and Patagonia, Spanish, Jordanian or American rocks, snow in the Carpathians, Norway ot the Caucasus. We love the mountain in all its forms and every time we reach a summit we want to climb the neighbouring summit and find what is hiding behind it.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2976 each

Group of 2

EUR 1488 each

Group of 3

EUR 992 each

Group of 4

EUR 745 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Transport during the trip

- Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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