Calenzana to Ortu di u Piobbu
Comment on stage (north> south)
Calenzana is a large village situated near to Calvi, it is the departure point for the GR20 north.
The adventure starts with the Mediterranean at close proximity. The old mule track sets off on a gentle climb. You make your way slowly up to Bocca di U ravalente 616m. You cross through Sambuccu forest and will come to a promontory called Arghjova.
The trail has a small portion, about 1h30 of technical terrain, so for the most part, it is easy walking but it is up hill all the way!
Calenzana to Ortu
Estimated time: 7h00
Altitude gain: 1550m
Altitude loss: 235m
Ortu to Calenzana
Estimated time: 5h30
Altitude gain : 235m
Altitude loss: 1550m
Fill up with water before you leave for the whole walk.
Point of interest
At Bocca di U ravalente take a look behind you down on Calvi and the nearby coastline