Circuit ‘Professional bus operator’ in Corsica

Program designed for bus companies.

Passage of your bus on sea crossings

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D01 : Night sea crossing:

Presentation to the harbor of Marseille – Toulon – Savona or Livorno to board your ship toward Bastia. Installation into your cabinDinner and overnight at sea.

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D02 : Bastia / Aiguilles de Bavella / Porto Vecchio :

Breakfast aboard the boat. Arrival to the harbor of Bastia. Welcome by your guide. Departure to south through the eastern plain: Moriani, Aléria and the “Côte des Nacres” (Coast of Pearls), Ghisonaccia, Solenzara. The road is lined with endless beaches and wonderful pine forests. Continuation of the road toward the mountain pass of Larone and then the mountain pass of Bavella, through mountains filled of freshness and shade. Discovery of the majestic “Aiguilles de Bavella” (Needles of Bavella, 1300m/ 4265 ft/ 51180in). Lunch at restaurant. Continuation of the road toward the village of Zonza. Travel, from granite to fine sand of the beaches of Porto-Vecchio via l’Ospédale and his lake…Dinner and overnight in or near PortoVecchio.

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D03 : The Far South, Bonifacio

Breakfast. Departure towards the far south. Incredible white cliffs shaped by the waves: here is Bonifacio. Visit of the old town: the “Bastion de l’Etendard”, the “Place d’Armes”, the marine cemetery and its touching beauty, the spectacular staircase of the King of Aragon carved into the cliff and the church Saint Dominique. Enjoy the point of view on the Lavezzi Islands and Sardinia. Optional: ride in tourist train and boat trip are highly recommended! Lunch at restaurant. Continuation towards Sartène: territory of the origins of Corsica, prehistoric sites and leftover of castles dating from feudal times. Then, Propriano, the gulf of Valinco, the mountain pass of St Georges and Ajaccio in late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in or near Ajaccio.

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D04 : Ajaccio :

After breakfast, discovery of Ajaccio: the imperial city and its cathedral, its “Place du Diamant” (the Diamond plaza), its old harbor, its vibrant markets, its alleys with noble homes, the Sanguinaires road…Lunch at restaurant. Free afternoon to stroll in the city, shopping or relax on the terrace. Dinner and overnight in the hotel in or near Ajaccio.

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D05 : West and heart of Corsica

Breakfast. Departure toward the gulf of Sagone then Cargèse. Continuation towards the lovely village of Piana and its famous coves. Bordered by cliffs and turquoise sea, the gulf of Porto is a Unesco-listed World Heritage site. Lunch at restaurant. Departure toward villages surrounded by chestnut trees, rivers and natural pools: Evisa, the mountain pass of Verghio. Then the stately valleys and torrents with green waters of the Scala di Santa Regina. Continuation toward Ponte Leccia, Ile-Rousse. Dinner and overnight in or close to Ile-Rousse.

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D06 : Balagne (bus driver replacement possible):

Breakfast. Departure towards a multitude of old villages, famous for its craftsmen cutlers, sculptors, potters, glassmakers… Corbara and its convent which still serves as a retreat place, Pigna, alive craft center, Sant’Antonino, high and perfectly-preserved medieval village… Continuation of the road toward Calvi. Lunch at restaurant. Discovery of Calvi and its huge bay, its citadel, its navy and its marina. Free time to stroll in the city or relax on the terrace.  Dinner and overnight in or near Ile-Rousse.

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D07 : Cap Corse and Bastia

Breakfast. Departure toward the Agriates desert, Saint Florent and Patrimonio, in order to taste Corsican wines. Lunch at restaurant. Continuation of the road toward Cap Corse, to the north, a land of sailors and fishermen. Nonza and its Genoese tower, Pino and the mountain pass of Sainte Lucie, the Marine de Sisco. Continuation of the road toward Erbalunga, a small fishing village so much enjoyed by painters, Lavasina, a pilgrimage site, and Bastia: capital of Haute-Corse, its old harbor, its Saint Nicolas square, its old alleys, its citadel, its cathedral…Presentation to the harbor of Bastia to board your boat toward Marseille, Livorno, Savona or Toulon.Installation into your cabinDinner and overnight at sea.

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D08 : Marseille –  Toulon – Savona or Livorno:

Breakfast aboard the boat. Arrival at Marseille – Toulon – Savona or Livorno. End of our services

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The price includes:
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Roundtrip sea crossings Marseille – Toulon – Savona or Livorno/Corsica.
Roundtrip cabins interior for two people into the boat.
Dinners and breakfasts on board (self-service).
Roundtrip transition of your bus on board.
Accommodation based on double room in hotels (category 2 ** or 3 ***) for 5 nights.
Meals in Corsica (5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners).
Guide services throughout the circuit.
1 free accommodation for the driver in a single room (excluding port taxes).
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The price does not include:
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Port taxes Bus transportation.
Replacement of your driver on the 6th day.
Beverages.
Insurances for cancellations, baggage and repatriation.
Advised options.
Extras and all that does not appear in “the price includes”.
 
 

Your receptive Corsica is at your disposal: rates and availability:  info@1001-voyages.fr

 

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