The majority of French walkers start in Calenzana, simply because this is how the original topo was written. The villages at the two extremes of the trail are. Hike with the GR20 throughout Upper Corsica from Calenzana to Vizzavona. the beacons all along your hike and to bring you the FFRandonnee topo-guide. GR20 – Distance: km – Elevation: hm – Location: Sainte-Lucie de Porto-Vecchio / Corse / France – Wandermap is one of the largest collections of.

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Hi Cam, thank you for this information. October is more calm, less hikers, but also dry.

In regards to flights, if memory serves I caught a cheap flight to Nice and then got the ferry over from there. I was wondering if you had an recommendations or have hear about must do hikes there? Hi, My friend and me are planning this trip upcoming July!

Hi Andrew, I used trail running shoes and found them to be fine. There are some fantastic swimming holes along the GR You print them or have someone yopo them topp you.


However, it is necessary to take into account the weather in Corsica risk of late neve because the route takes place at meters of altitude and the trail can go from rock bars to stone, etc.

Added an hour or two in direct sunligt after arriving at the refuge and the powerbank was fully charged and ready to charge the phone overnight. Cheers ben Login or register to post comments.


I enjoyed using the single compact map Didier-Ricard 1: A small solar panel or a portable charger e. Certain sections of the hike are very exposed; keep an eye on the conditions at all times.

Maybe you don’t mind; fine for you. The highest most exposed part of the trail is in the North. Should I start out at Conca in the South and walk towards the North, or should Calenzana be my starting point? Trail diary, from south to north most people walk north-south. Add a comment Name. Whenever necessary, you will find cables. Another problem is that you won’t find many shops. Salomon Recovery – Hiking shorts: Love guidde poncho tarp!!

Definitely prefer them to boots for the GR Sea transport cheap from France, especially from coastal cities like Gkide, Toulon or Nice. The huts are here, the stages of the trail are described, GPS files for download, and explained is how you can get there and around. The refuges of the regional park of Corsica are open all the year, but the guards are present only during the period between June and October.


The Views were needless to say, This guide book is a great source of information, it offers a gradient profile and summary of each stage of the trek, from North to South. I wanted to do the Great Walking by taking provisions and meals in the shelters, except drinks and energy bars for snacks during the hike.

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If you are walking the trail early in the season ie end May to early June, you would be better to start in the South. Is there much scrambling?

It was a very good alternative to expensive traditional maps: Across the Corsican mountain. The highest breches and cols are to be found in the North. Commenter avec CanalBlog Utiliser Facebook.