Corsica magical tour

CORSICA MAGICAL TOUR

Departure from Nice

June 3>10th 2017
September 2>9th 2017

Guided motorcycle tour

Length: 8 days


Day 1: NICE / BASTIA

Arrival in Nice airport on your own.


Transfer to our office and formalities for the bikes rental


Meeting with our staff and your luggage will be loaded in our minibus.
A spare bike on a trailer will be also available

Short ride to reach Nice harbour


Boarding aboard the ferry of the Company Corsica Ferries with your motorcycle.


Day 2: BASTIA / CAP CORSE / ST FLORENT
(125 km)

Arrival early morning and disembarking.

Welcome by our local Corsican tour guide who will ride the tour on his motorcycle


Departure toward le Cap Corse.


In northern Bastia you will discover one of the most beautiful part of Corsica, to the point that the Corsican themselves call it "l’ isula de isula" Island of the island.

In the afternoon you will arrive at St Florent through some famous vineyards.

It is in Saint Florent, pretty little harbor in a magnificent bay, that you will establish your first base camp. This charming city at the water's edge is very appreciated by the stars during the summer. You will discover that neighborhood will bring you a total change of scenery.



Day 3: CALVI and THE BALAGNE around
(200 km)

For this day, we propose a loop to discover the Balagne.

You will cross the Agriates Desert to reach some small little used roads we secrecy.

You will overlook the Balagne coast and, via craftsmen's road and reach Calvi.

After the discovery of Calvi and its citadel, you will take the way back and discover amazing landscapes over the heart of the island.

Way back via le Nebbio.


Nebbio is a fertile region between the Cap Corse and the Agriates Desert. Grapes and olives are planted and cattle are raised. This region is also called Conca d'Oru.



Day 4: Saint FLORENT / CORTE / PORTO-VECCHIO 
(195 km)

Departure for a nice Corsica crossing ride.

Way toward Corte in the heart of Corsica, through mountain roads.


Corte, historical capital, « Core di Corsica », the heart of Corsica, is surrounded by majestic valleys, mountains and forests, an abundance of crystal clear streams and rivers with whitewater rapids.


Land of shepherds.
The  pastoral way of life is stillthriving in Corsica. the Core diCorsica owes much of its culture,landscape and architecture to this traditional lifestyle.

Land of taste and flavours
A number of Corsican culinary traditions are linked to the chestnut tree. Since time immemorial, this miraculous tree has provided man with a food staple and a number of derived products.

Arrival in Porto-Vecchio in the afternoon

It is on a large pink porphyry rock that senators of Genoa in 1539 proposed to the Office of San Giorgio, wealthy Genoese bank, to raise a fortress for the development of the plain and export of commodities to their own city.


Day 5: The Cliffs of BONIFACIO and THE SOUTH
(130 km)

Departure for a discovery day of the « Great South ».


The most beautiful beach of island: Palombaggia.
Turquoise water, dunes shaded by beautiful pine trees. No you are not in the tropics you are on the beach of Palombaggia.

A boat ride is highly recommended to visit the natural caves and measure the beauty of the site. The visit of Lavezzi islands is unforgettable; do not forget your swimsuit!

Made a hundred islands, Lavezzi islands are located 10 km south of Bonifacio. Part of the archipelago belongs to Italy. Yes, Sardinia is very close, we can even distinguish the coastal cities. To get to the Lavezzi islands, you either take a shuttle boat from the ports of Bonifacio or Porto-Vecchio or rent a boat. If you start from Bonifacio, the shuttle also takes you through the cliffs and natural caves on the way back. Anyway, you will spend a dream day!



Day 6: ALTA ROCCA and BAVELLA Needles around
(170 km)

Another day full of surprises. Plan a swimsuit!

In this Corsica back country, browse the beautiful stone villages of the Alta Rocca.

The Alta Rocca is a mountainous area bounded by the mountains of Bavella, Ospedale and plateau Cuscionu culminating Alcudina is at 2134 meters altitude.
The diversity of landscapes that make up this region offers a flora and fauna of exceptional richness.

This day would not be complete without seeing the famous needles of Bavella.

Bavella is a high place of Corsica Mountains! The most beautiful views, including Bavella are to see the pass of the same name (1218m. above sea level), in the regional park. It is also the starting point for many hikes for all levels, including genealogical curiosity "Hole of the Bomb".

On the way back, a stop in the natural pools of the Solenzara will undoubtedly welcome.

Nestled in the heart of the mountains, vast natural pools, known for their emerald green and crystal clear waters are ideal for the whole family. Along the Solenzara, swimming areas are among 5.


Day 7: PORTO-VECCHIO / BASTIA
(144 km)

You take the coastal road to go back to Bastia.

According to boarding time, free time in Bastia.

Like many other cities in Corsica, Bastia has Genoese origins. The Genoese (late 14th century) left Biguglia, which was their place of installation. They came to settle on the coast. In a cove, they established a castle ... a "bastia" ... so that's the origin of the name of the capital of the Haute-Corse.


Boarding in a double cabin with sea view.


Day 8: BASTIA / NICE

Arrival at Nice harbour.

Disembarking then motorcycle drop off


Transfer to the airport.



Starting from: 4.500 € p/p (2 persons, 1 motorbike & 1 double room)

For detailed itinerary, contact us.

Bikes available for this tour:
HARLEY-DAVIDSON: Ultra Limited, Road Glide, Street Glide, Road King, Softail.

BMW: K1600 GTL, R1200 RT, Nine-T, 800 GS, 700 GS, 1200 GS or GSA.
DUCATI: Multistrada S, Scrambler.

 

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