Half-day canyoning in the Corsican valley of Verghellu, France

Experience the rugged beauty of Corsica with IFMGA-certified Canyoning Corsica Guides in an action-packed half-day trip to the Verghellu Canyon.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1/2 day

People per Guide

12 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • Visit the Verghellu Canyon packed with thrilling activities.

  • The stunning canyon is accessible to everyone.

  • Feel the sparkling mountain water that feeds the valley of Verghellu.

 

The Verghellu Canyon is one of the most complete and lively canyons that Corsica has to offer.

Lying in the Verghellu Valley, the canyon is located between the communes of Venaco and Vivario.

All the elements of canyoning are brought together and are packed into one canyon. And its easy accessibility makes this action-packed canyon suitable for everyone.

We will dive, toboggan, rappel and experience tyrolean traverses in an adrenaline-fuelled half a day.

As a mountain canyon, Verghellu is home to sparkling, clear water that will fascinate as we explore the region.

Because Verghellu is an initiation canyon, it doesn’t demand prior experience, making it great for family trips. Children aged 10 years old and above are able to participate on the trip.

With 4 hours of action-packed activities, it is recommended that potential participants are in good physical condition. And because the canyoning is a white water sport, it is necessary to know how to swim.

Reserve your canyoning experience in the beautiful Corsican valley of Verghellu, home to a widely diverse canyon waiting to be explored.

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Price per person, per day

 
Group of 1
50 EUR

Group of 2
50 EUR

Group of 3
50 EUR

Group of 4
50 EUR

Group of 5
50 EUR

Group of 6
50 EUR

Group of 7
50 EUR

Group of 8
50 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 This is the price to be part of a group tour (maximum of 12 participants). Canyoning shoes are available to rent for €5 per person.
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

All Levels

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

- At the pont Eiffel (Eiffel Bridge) between the villages of Vivario and Venaco at 9am and 2pm.

- You can access the meeting point by car from Ajaccio in 1 hour 10 mins; from Ile Rousse in 1 hour; and from Corte in 15 mins.

- From Corte drive towards Ajaccio. In 4km after the village of Venaco, park on the right-hand side of the road just before crossing a big blue bridge (Pont du Verghello).

From Ajaccio drive towards Corte/Bastia. In 3.5km after the village of Vivario, cross a big blue bridge (Pont du Verghello) and park on the left-hand side.

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Required gear not provided: bathing suit, sports shoes (water shoes are not allowed as they do not provide adequate protection), one water bottle per person, one energy bar per person.

 

About the Guide

 
 

Especially dedicated to canyoning, Canyoning Corsica was created by Cedric and Manu, two local IFMGA-certified guides. We offer all kinds of canyoning itineraries and courses with the purpose of teaching autonomy and helping you and your group discover this stunningly beautiful island.

With our help, you'll uncover the secrets of the Corte, Ajaccio, Calvi, Sagone, Porticcio and Ile Rousse areas, including the canyons of Zoicu,Verghellu, Richiusa and Vecchio. We offer itineraries for all levels, including several kid-friendly options that are great for families.

 
 

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What People are Saying about Canyoning Corsica Guides

 

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Philippe Snelders
I booked my canyoning tour well in advance, received confirmation via email and text. The day of our tour, we drove two hours to the meeting place. 15 minutes after the scheduled meeting time, we got a call from the guide saying the tour was cancelled due to projected rainy weather. She said that she had tried to contact us that morning, however we received no prior emails/ texts/ calls. She promised a refund, it has been two weeks since then and I have still not received a refund after emailing them twice. Very disappointed
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Paige McGlynn
We did the Richiusa canyon in July 2018 with Canyoning Corse. Super service from the very beginning. We emailed them our enquiry to go canyoning and they replied within 30 mins and in English too ( a bonus in the mainly French speaking Corsica)! Their emails were polite, welcoming and informative. They fitted us in on the day we wanted and provided all necessary details. On canyoning day we were met by our instructor on time in the easy to find meeting spot. Our instructor was friendly, competent and a great leader. The canyoning experience itself was excellent. The nature was brilliant and after our long walk to the top of the canyon, the descent was fun and full of action the whole time. The Richiusa Canyon provided a good challenge without being scary, with the most beautiful rock pools and water ever!
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Gemma W.
 

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