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Tough but incredibly beautiful track through the mountains of Corsica

We have just finished the northern part of the GR20 (Vizzavona → Calinzana) and found it to be an... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2014
RanGeb
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Brussels, Belgium
Great trek for family

In the mid of September we made a six day trek from Col de Verdjo to Calenzana with our children... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2013
Baruch K
,
Jerusalem, Israel
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“refuges” (8 reviews)
“snow” (6 reviews)
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

We have just finished the northern part of the GR20 (Vizzavona → Calinzana) and found it to be an incredibly beautiful and diverse track through the mountains of Corsica. It probably deserves its titles as the toughest or most difficult long distance trail in Europe...More

20  Thank RanGeb
Reviewed 8 October 2013

In the mid of September we made a six day trek from Col de Verdjo to Calenzana with our children (age 6 to 13). The weather was fine - sunny most of the time. Temperature between 10 and 20 C and only one windy day....More

9  Thank Baruch K
Reviewed 1 October 2013

I just came back from a south to north trip on the GR20 in early September. We took 10 days and while the double stage days we picked were long, they were not particularly difficult for the most part. I highly suggest doing the entire...More

24  Thank JRKuhar
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I am regular visitor for the Walking trails in Corsica. This year on account of the problems being experienced on the Northern part of the route I chose to head South after arriving to Poretta Bastia to begin the walk from Conca which is the...More

8  Thank gaffr
Reviewed 8 July 2013

I was part of a group of 4 friends walking North to South starting in Calezana on June 9th 2013. On arrival at Calvi we got a taxi to the camp site in Calezana. Lots of amenities, kitchen and good showers. From there we walking...More

4  Thank Ben P
Reviewed 3 July 2013

We fast packed / ran a sections of the trail finished just a couple of days ago... the most challenging thing we have done for sure, mainly due to the fact we were doing 2 or 3 stages a day. Our last stage was 53km...More

8  Thank DougBanks7
Reviewed 2 July 2013

My husband and I did the GR20 June 2013. We started June 12th and planned about 14 days to hike it. We planned to go north to south, but when we arrived in Corsica we discovered a snow storm had delivered a ton of snow...More

4  Thank Lana H
Reviewed 8 October 2012

I completed the GR20 from north to south in September 2012. As I couldn’t find any other blogs accurately describing the budget required for the food at the refuges, here are my notes on costs and other comments for the benefit of future GR20ers. Evening...More

63  Thank TA_Member36
Reviewed 26 July 2012

I just got back from hiking the GR20 with a friend, and it was an incredible experience. We're both in our 20s, reasonably fit, had done lots of hiking before but the last time was over a year ago, used to walking a lot but...More

29  Thank MariavV89
Reviewed 13 September 2011

I haven't walked GR20 myself; but I was in one of the "gite's" the shelter homes so to speak for hikers. The whole thing is so commercialized that I promised myself not to do GR20. The "gite"s are expensive because they do not have a...More

15  Thank heatmiserIstanbul
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bigyum
16 February 2017|
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Response from true_north_eh |
I have used exodus travel at least a dozen times and have never been disappointed. You will have a first rate guide, superb logistical support, and a well-honed itinerary. Needless to say, it is not exactly cheap ...but, as... More
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Kate L
29 September 2015|
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Response from Finephilly | Reviewed this property |
You don't need one, IMO. The route is well marked and there will be hundreds of people around. Just do a bit of research on the web and book the flights.
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andrewmatthew
10 August 2015|
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Response from lonsun2015 |
Also timing wise, it's definitely worth being aware that the times in the books may not match your own - they don't account for breaks either. We left at 7.30am on a supposedly 7hr stage and didn't arrive til 6pm - but then... More
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