Hiking the GR20 in Corsica from North to South

   

The GR20 is a mythical long distance hiking trail that traverses the island of Corsica diagonally, from Calenzana in the North, to Conca in the South. 

The 200km trail follows the granite backbone of mountains that divide the island in two, many of which soar above 2000m altitude.  The GR20 is the best and toughest long distance hike out there!  Stunningly beautiful and varied. If you do a stage per day, it takes roughly 16 days, this will depend, of course, on your fitness and the weather. In the North, you are constantly doing steep ascents and plunging descents. In the South, there are different challenges, such as, long technical exposed ridges.

On this website, you will find all the information you need to prepare for your trip, reserve your night stops, choose your gear and pack your bag right.  This will maximize your chances of having an enjoyable and successful trek.

Corsican Ridges

Nino Lake

Capitello Lake

This website will give you all the information you need to plan and prepare for this great mountain walk.  Before you undertake the GR20 hike, you must get mountain fit, do not underestimate the challenge.

As well as looking at the different sources of information available, you should also purchase the relevant  IGN 1:25 000 maps. You may  wish to contact one of the local agencies who specialize in organizing this mythical trek .

Wild animal on the GR20

Logo corsica aventure

Corsica Aventure, Corsican agency specialised in hiking and organization of sport stays.

You can discover our offers: large selection for groups choosing to do the GR20 with a guide, without a guide, GR20 without bag porterage from the South or North. Corsica Aventure also offers sport stays with bikes, kayaks, canyon, sail... Special prices for groups and families starting from 4 people.

Check out our website : www.corsica-aventure.com

Reservation for groups : www.gr20-logistique.com

Corsica Aventure, 2 Boulevard Masseria, 20000 Ajaccio, Tel 04 95 50 72 75.

Latest news!

A new IGN Map for the GR20

Instead of setting out with seven maps in your rucksack, now you can have the whole of the GR20 on just one map.  IGN published this new map on the 2nd March 2020.  The scale is 1/50 000 – 1cm = 500m.

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