A mountain range rising from the sea, Corsica holds the most arrestingly beautiful landscapes in the Mediterranean.
From its cobalt blue gulfs and shell-sand beaches, hillsides of evergreen maquis give way to pristine oak, chestnut and pine forests, awesome gorges, alpine lakes and a spine of snow-streaked peaks and passes.
Among the many trails that penetrate its remotest corners, the GR20, following the island's watershed, is a high-level route that has won an international reputation as being Europe's most challenging long-distance path.35 detailed trekking maps showing walking times, places to stay and points of interest, with detailed route descriptions for the entire GR20Practical information planning your trip; travelling to Corsica from other parts of Europe, North America and Australasia; getting to the trailheads; historical and cultural background; what to see; health and safety; minimizing your impact on the environment; French and Corsican language sections Accommodation and restaurants reviews of places to stay and eat at all budgets, from luxury heritage hotels to the pick of Corsica's gites, hostels and restaurants Gateway towns comprehensive guides to Ajaccio, Bastia and Calvi Corsican flora full-color photo guide to the island s flora"
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
- Publication Date: 15/04/2008
- Category: Walking, hiking, trekking
- ISBN: 9781873756980