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The Three Islands Tour is divided into 3 stages it traverses Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. Mediterranean charm lies at the heart of this tour. First week we experience the best cycling routes of the Île de Beauté from North to South. Just breath and open your eyes on the pure beauty. Are you ready for the adventure? The tour is run in cooperation with Ride and Seek

Highlights


Cape Corse breathtaking cliffs

Cape Corse breathtaking cliffs

The Desert of Agriates

The Desert of Agriates

The bay of Porto

The bay of Porto

The stunning Calanques of Piana

The stunning Calanques of Piana

Sample Itinerary

DAY 1

Accommodation

Hotel Port Toga

Dinner

In Town

Welcome in Corsica

We’ll meet you at your arrival point in Corsica, either at Isola Rossa port, or Bastia Port/Airport. We’ll shuttle to our first hotel, the convenient Port Toga and we’ll introduce the tour, with a briefing about the route and the whole journey. In case you’ll rent our bikes, we’ll provide an accurate bike fitting. According to the time of your arrival we will have a warm up ride along the coast heading north. Then we’ll have a celebration dinner in the ancient marina of Bastia, and we promise a great restaurant 🙂

DAY 2

Activity

Cycling

Distance 85km
Climb 900mt

Accommodation

Hotel Bellevue

Dinner

From Bastia to Saint Florent

Discovering Cap Corse we ride the 3 faces of the rocky finger: the rolling East coast, the inland mountain pass and finally the stunning breathtaking drops of the western side. This wild section of the island offers spectacular coastal views, thick and deep green mediterranean forest and the occasional Genovese towers. Probably the highlight of the day is the view of Nonza village and its long black sanded beach featuring an incredible blue ocean.

DAY 3

Activity

Cycling

Distance 95km
Climb 1000mt

Accommodation

Hotel l’Abbaye

Dinner

From Saint Florent to Calvi

We leave the cool Saint Florent starting a long yet very gentle climb across the wild Desert of Agriates, offering a beautiful and peaceful vast scenery over its rough hills covered with perfumed mediterranean bush. After hitting the coast for few km, we’ll climb inland to the scenic Belgodere village to enjoy a natural amphitheater facing the vastness of the sea. From the top of this hill we will have a complete view of the bay and Calvi, dominated by the ancient walls and the citadel. The last part of the ride is pure fun, all down until the town.

DAY 4

Activity

Cycling

Distance 85km
Climb 1000mt

Accommodation

Hotel Les Floats Bleus

Dinner

From Calvi to Porto

A day in the middle of the wild through porphyry rocks, thick Mediterranean bush and stunning sceneries on the sea. The delta of Fango River, the Bocca a Croce Pass on the rugged shores of Scandola headland, and the lovely hamlet of Porto carved into red rocks makes this ride unforgettable. After a rolling first half to the ride along an untouched coastline taking us to Galeria with its fascinating black sand beach, then we’ll climb to cross the border between the Haut Corse and the Corse du Sud. We skirt round the UNESCO listed Scandola Nature Reserve, reaching the majestic lookout point of Col di Palmarella, before experiencing some great ridge riding on our way to the quaint coastal town of Porto.

DAY 5

Activity

Cycling

Distance 100km
Climb 1800mt

Accommodation

Hotel Isolella

Dinner

From Porto to Porticcio

A day in the middle of the wild through porphyry rocks, thick Mediterranean bush and stunning sceneries on the sea. The delta of Fango River, the Bocca a Croce Pass on the rugged shores of Scandola headland, and the lovely hamlet of Porto carved into red rocks makes this ride unforgettable. After a rolling first half to the ride along an untouched coastline taking us to Galeria with its fascinating black sand beach, then we’ll climb to cross the border between the Haut Corse and the Corse du Sud. We skirt round the UNESCO listed Scandola Nature Reserve, reaching the majestic lookout point of Col di Palmarella, before experiencing some great ridge riding on our way to the quaint coastal town of Porto.

DAY 6

Activity

Cycling

Distance 65km
Climb 1000mt

Accommodation

Hotel Bartaccia

Dinner

From Porticcio to Propriano

The shortest ride of the week, and starts with a real climb to the inland of Corsica. We’ll have again great views over the coastline, may be an encounter with a real shepherd, a friend of us and his elegant corsican goats. In the middle of the day we’ll have a deserved stop at the Restaurant santu Pietru, tasting some local meat from the BBQ under olive trees. The final part of the ride is all along the coast, you may decide to stop in one of the beaches along the road and end your day with a dive in the Med, don’t forget your swimsuit in your daily bag 🙂

DAY 7

Activity

Cycling

Distance 35km
Climb 100mt

Accommodation

Hotel Diana

Dinner

From Propriano to Bonifacio (ferry to Santa Teresa)

Today we meet our climbs in the first part of the ride, enjoying a taste of "vielle" Corsica passing through the nice villages of Arbellara and Sartene. Despite its turbulent history Sartène is a welcoming village rich in traditions and healthy food, producing the finest wine of the Island, should we stop here... The day ends along the impressive white cliffs of the romantic Bonifacio, here we take a beautiful 1 hour ferry ride to Santa Teresa di Gallura.

DAY 8

Departure

Arrivederci! (or welcome in Sardinia!)

- For those leaving we’ll organise a shuttle to Olbia Airport. - The rest of the group will ride from Santa Teresa to Costa Smeralda.

Will this tour suit me?
Level Avid
Nights 7
Activity Cycling
Formula Guided
B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner;
Day to Day
1Arrival in BastiaD
2From Bastia to Saint Florent85B L D
3From Saint Florent to Calvi95B L D
4From Calvi to Porto85B L D
5From Porto to Porticcio100B L D
6From Porticcio to Propriano65B L D
7From Propriano to Bonifacio (ferry to Santa Teresa)35B L D
8Arrivederci! (or welcome in Sardinia!)B

The price of this Tour starts from 3.280 €, and it's fully customizable.

This price is based on these services
7 nights in nice hotels
7 breakfast
5 dinners
6 lunches
Snacks and water during the rides
3 English speaking guides
Van assistance
Luggage transportation
Transfer IN from Bastia airport or port
Transfer OUT to Olbia airport
Wine and food tastings, cultural activities
Peace of mind being with our experienced team

This is a sample Tour

These itineraries are original tours created for real guests, so you may want something different specifically designed to suit your own wishes. The price of every tour is available upon requests, and varies by time of year, number of guests and level of guiding. Start dreaming looking through it, then contact us and let's talk. We'll listen to your needs, we'll suggest ideas and propose experiences, and together we'll create your perfect voyage.


This tour has a guaranted scheduled departure on next May 4

Private dates can be booked for a minumum of 6 guests

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