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GravelUp Corsica 3-Day Package 2024 - Prices from £1355.00pp

GravelUp Corsica 3-Day Package 2024

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Sportive Breaks is proud to partner with GravelUp a leading gravel biking agency in Europe. GravelUp has crafted exclusive tours to explore Corsica from a totally different perspective. 

Join us for 3 days of adventure with a group of 10 riders at max. and expand your own limits and passion for adventures to reconnect with what really matters in life.

The trip starts on April 25th at 5 pm (pick up time at Ajaccio airport) and ends on April 28th at 5 pm (drop off time at Ajaccio airport).

Be ready to feel immersed in nature! This gem of an island is full of gravel paths and tiny roads. Between mountains, cliffs and the sea there’s also deserted wilderness from where you will discover the beauty of the Mediterranean from a totally different angle. The distance for this trip ranges from 40 to 60km daily with an average daily elevation of 500-1200m. 

Prices :

3 day rides / 3 nights - Thu - Sun

  • £1355 pp based on 2 people sharing a twin room (2 single beds) or double (1 bed for couple)
  • £1562 pp supplement based on single use of a room 

Included with your tour :

  • Return transfer from Ajaccio airport
  • All food for the stay
  • Accommodation 3 nights in a double room (single option at extra cost)
  • A great welcome pack
  • A mechanic who will share his secrets with you
  • A professional and local guide
  • Unique tracks designed by the GravelUp Team
  • Assistance and transportation van
  • Wellness activities - Yoga, meditation, relaxation
  • Visits to various historical and cultural sites
  • An evening of celebration
  • A community of enthusiasts

Also available :

  • Single supplement
  • Bike rental (available at supplement) - more information below

Bike rental :

You can bring your own gravel bike or you can rent one with us. 

We offer you to ride on Carbon frame gravel bikes from the French brand ORIGINE. These bikes are built for perfectly designed for the trails of this trips and you will love riding them during these three days of adventure. ORIGINE E-gravel carbon framed bikes also available for rental.

Event Includes

Included with your tour :

  • Return transfer from Ajaccio airport
  • All food for the stay
  • Accommodation 3 nights in a double room (single option at extra cost)
  • A great welcome pack
  • A mechanic who will share his secrets with you
  • A professional and local guide
  • Unique tracks designed by the GravelUp Team
  • Assistance and transportation van
  • Wellness activities - Yoga, meditation, relaxation
  • Visits to various historical and cultural sites
  • An evening of celebration
  • A community of enthusiasts
Your Itinerary

Thursday 25th April 2024: Arrival day

3 days of gravel with a star-shaped route, discovering an authentic and unique region, allowing you to challenge yourself physically. Our guide will help you get to grips with the special features of gravel bikes and give you invaluable riding tips. The aim is to make sure you feel as comfortable as possible and get the most out of the landscapes. 

We will pick you, and your gravel bike if you are bringing your own, from Ajaccio airport at 5 pm.

You will be staying in comfortable accommodation:?Our passionate host will tell you the story of the eco-shepherd's hut he built with his own hands. A life project for this epicurean who loves travelling, cooking and meeting people. 

Friday 26th April 2024: Guided Ride

Let’s discover the Ortolo Valley and its famous local wineries. Starting from Tribu, our Basecamp, we will climb to reach the valley next to where we stay. 

With sceneries looking very much like South Africa and amazing wineries, our first stop will be at our friends of Domaine de Saparale. The owner Julie and her team will be very happy to have you visit the property and taste some of their wines. 

After we will ride along the Ortolo River to reach the end of the Valley and enjoy amazing views on the mountains around. Take a break and get ready for today’s main climb, partly on the road and with a finish on amazing Gravel, it will definitely reward you with stunning views of this wine Valley. 

Saturday 27th April 2024: Guided Ride

A short transfer by van to drive you up the center mountains and the region of Alta Rocca for definitely the Queen stage of our trip!  

Warming up around the Bavella peaks with a secret gravel route that only the locals know of. It will bring you, off the beaten track to the village of Quenza from where will start the climb to the mythical Coccione plateau. 

We have special agreement to be able to cross this protected plateau on our Gravel bike. Be ready for wilderness, local boars, horses and cows and watch out for the Pozzin these tiny rivers that are both underground and above ground. We promise you challenge and total disconnection, the perfect place for an unforgettable day on the bike. 

After the incredible descent and leaving the Coscione area, we will head back towards the Vaccia mountain path and descent towards Aullène where the van will pick us up and drive back to Tribu our basecamp. 

Sunday 28th April 2024: Guided Ride & Departure Day

Our last day brings us to the remote Cala di Conca. Departing from our Base camp, we will bring you by the seaside, with a breathtaking 12km descent on gravel to bring us to a secluded beach… after a potential short swim, we will keep gravel riding in the local bush called Maquis to reach the little city of Tizanno and head back to Tribu. 

We will provide a return transfer to Ajaccio airport, dropping off at 5 pm.

Need to Know

How to book

Please make your booking by clicking on the orange button at the top of the page. Please ensure that you select the correct room type for all members in your party plus all the required extras. When you book, we will require a deposit to confirm your place. 

Travel advice

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry Requirements’ section for France's current entry restrictions and requirements.

Medical certificate

Please note you do not need a medical certificate to take part in this Nice tour. 

Travel Insurance

For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy covers you to participate in cycling events in France. Please remember to insure your bike for foreign travel.

The Venue

The starting point of the expedition will be in Sartene at our base camp TRIBU (or Ajaccio airport for those requiring a pickup).

Location

Location: 

BY PLANE

Aéroport Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte : http://www.2a.cci.fr/Aeroport-Napoleon-Bonaparte-Ajaccio.html

 

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  • Tribu Hotel

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    This hotel near Sartene is a secret gem which you will discover when you arrive. 

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