Authorised or not on the GR20
The GR20 crosses the island diagonally through the high granite mountains. The whole area is protected and managed by the regional park, called the Parc Naturel Régional de Corse.
With such a large volume of people every year, there are certain rules in place to protect the area.
You are not allowed to :
- Wild camping, you are not allowed to put up your tent anywhere. You can only camp in the vicinity of the refuges on a spot that is allocated to you by the refuge guardian. You have the outdoor kitchens and gas at your disposal.
- Light a fire or barbecue
- Pick any wild flowers
You are allowed to :
- You can walk the trail with your dog. You can't let him sleep in the refuges. You must have your dog on a lead when you are close to animals.
- You can leave litter and waste in the refuge bins.
- You can swim in the numerous rock pools and rivers. There are some beautiful swim spots with enticing sun baked rocks.
Recognise the different warnings
List of equipment to bring to do GR20.
All the information you need, to find where to eat and drink on the GR20, restaurants, small shops, shepherds with cheese and sausage.
In Which Direction. North to South, or South to North.
The single most important equipment choice you make before leaving has got to be the choice of shoes.
Planes, buses, taxis: transport to join the departure of the GR20.
How to calculate the price for your GR20, how much does it all cost, the refuges, the food, a coffee...
The best maps of the route are produced by the IGN (Institut Géographique National) at a scale of 1:25,000.
The GR20 is certainly one of the hardest long distance walks out there. Several factors contribute to this, the rough rocky terrain, the unpredictable weather and micro climates.
The stone base layer, is what exists today of Carrozzu refuge. The above floor is the proposed design for the modernization.
The GR20 is protected by the Parc Naturel Régional de Corse. With such a large volume of people every year, there are certain rules in place to protect the area.
How about electricity on the GR20?