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.

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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 .

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