Vizzavona

If you are trekking all of the GR20, this is roughly the middle of the route.  Vizzavona is on the rail route, so there are a lot of people constantly arriving and departing.  There is a choice of different  accommodations in Vizzavona with wide ranging  prices and levels of service, they all have hot water!

  • Hotel Restaurant Le Vizzavona. Offers 123 bedrooms on half board or full board an a gite with dormitories. Situated a couple of hundred metres away uphill from the railway station in lovely grounds.
  • Hotel U Castellu. Situated off the main road. This hotel offers a small selection of cosy rooms and a good restaurant with regular music nights.
  • Hotel Monte d'Oro, this is a splendid oldy wordly hotel and gite. It is situated just off the main road and is higher up at the Col itself. Its marked on the maps as La Foce. The Monte d'Oro hotel has a reputed ivy clad restaurant. The gite opposite is good value for money, the rooms take 3-4 people and have a shower and toilet in each room. The restaurant and bar are efficient, good value foor money and plentyful portions. The gite has a washing and drying machine for any wet gear you might have.
  • Casa Alta Chambres d'Hôtes. Situated off the main road. The rooms here are lovely and the welcome friendly. The owners go out of their way to include good local home made products. The place is attractively decorated, the food and service well appreciated.
  • Alzarella. This campsite is right next to the train station among the trees. The washing facilities are good, its possible to dry gear on clothes lines. There is a small dormitory with indoor bunks and good matresses.

 

The railway station in Vizzavona, is blotted in  the middle of a pine tree forest. There is a small shop where you can stock up on supplies. You can enjoy a meal or a drink at the 'Restaurant de la Gare.' If you are taking an extra rest day, it is possible to take the train into Corte and back.

 

GR20 Petra Piana
Ortu di u Piobbiu Refuge

Alt 1520m. This is the first accommodation you will come across on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

GR20 : Carrozzu refuge
Carrozzu Refuge

Alt 1270m. This is the second refuge on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

GR20 : refuge station Asco Stagnu
Haut Asco Refuge, Hotel, Gite

Alt 1422m. This is the third accommodation you will come across on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

GR20 Tighjettu
Tighjettu Refuge

Tighjettu 1683m is the fourth refuge you will come across on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

Vallone 2
Vallone

Alt 1423m. This is the fifth accommodation that you will come to on the GR20 when setting out from Calenzana.

Ciottulu Refuge
Ciottulu Refuge

Alt 1991m altitude. This is the sixth accommodation you will come across on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

Hotel castel di vergio
Castel di Vergio hotel

Castel di Vergio is the seventh accommodation you will come across on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

Bergeries de vaccaghja 5
Vaccaghja

The eighth accommodation along the route, Vaccaghja is a half day walk from Castel di Vergio.

GR20 : Manganu Refuge
Manganu Refuge

Alt 1600m. This is the ninth park refuge that you will come to on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

GR20 Petra Piana
Petra Piana Refuge

Alt 1842m. This is the tenth park refuge that you will come to on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

Onda Refuge
Onda Refuge

Alt 1422m. This is the eleventh park refuge that you will come to on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

Vizzavona : train station, hotel et refuge
Vizzavona

This is the twelth step that you will come to on the GR20 north when setting out from Calenzana.

GR20 Capanelle
Capanelle

Alt 1586m. This is a private gite and camping area is enthusiastically managed by Roger Philippe and Laure Maurizi they are a brother and sister team.

Col de verde 1
Col de Verde

Alt 1289m. This is the fourteenth accommodation that you will come to on the GR20 when setting out from Calenzana. It is a private gite, that has road access.

Prati Refuge
Prati Refuge

Alt 1820m. This is the fifteenth accommodation that you will come to on the GR20 when setting out from Calenzana.

Usciolu Refuge
Usciolu Refuge

Alt 1750m. This is the sixteenth accommodation that you will come to on the GR20 when setting out from Calenzana.

Croce
Croci

Alt 155Om. This is the seventeenth accommodation along the way when setting out from Calenzana.

Asinau Refuge

Alt 1400m. This is the eighteenth accommodation that you will come to on the GR20 when setting out from Calenzana.

Bavella 2
Col de Bavella

Alt 1218m. This is the nineteenth accommodation that you will come to on the GR20 when setting out from Calenzana.

Paliri
Paliri Refuge

Alt 1055m. This is the last one on the trail GR20 !

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