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Sardinia & Corsica Bike & Walk - Product Detail
Description: September 9 - 15 2000
Our new take on these unique islands combines coastal rides on Corsica with great walks along the Grande Randonée trails and into quaint Bonifacio. Then, crossing over to Sardinia by boat, we arrive at exclusive Cala di Volpe, our home base for seaside biking and walks to ancient archaeological sites. On the Costa Smeralda, legendary playground of the Aga Khan, we enjoy golf, tennis and water sports or simply relax by the sea. These trips are available through Butterfield & Robinson in association with

Days 1, 2 & 3
Propriano, Corsica: after a rendezvous in Ajaccio, an easy downhill ride to see the prehistoric megaliths at Filitosa; at stunning Col de Bavelle, one of Corsica's highest peaks, trek through pine forests, past rushing rivers and the occasional remote ancient village; guided walking tour of the Cucuruzzu ruins; explore the colourful old town of Sartène; luxurious Grand Hotel Miramar has an inviting pool and terrace overlooking the Mediterranean

Days 4, 5 & 6
Costa Smeralda, Sardinia: travel by chartered yacht to the southern port of Bonifacio, then across the strait to Sardinia; journey inland by private turn-of-the century train to San Antonio di Gallura; bike past pastoral fields and villages, pausing for an authentic Sardinian lunch; optional guided visit to the fascinating Nuraghi tombs; Hotel Cala di Volpe features a golf course, tennis courts, swimming pool and a private beach along the magnificent seacoast near Porto Cervo's marina

September 9, October 8

Start Ajaccio / Finish Olbia

Activity Level Biking 1B to 2: varied terrain, including some challenging hills Walking 1B: terrain ranges from easy stretches of forest trails and open plains along the beaches to challenging climbs in the mountains; combination of dirt roads and Grande Randonée trails

Price us$4,750 ($550 single supplement)


Value: $4,750.00


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