Discover Corsica ; Hiking , cooking and culture

Bastia, France

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Jean Perfettini
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Sep 10 - Nov 7, 2021
Group size: 3 - 8
Discover Corsica ; Hiking , cooking and culture
Bastia, France

Jean Perfettini
  • Email address verified
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Sep 10 - Nov 7, 2021
Group size: 3 - 8

About this trip

Called “the island of beauty” or a mountain into the sea , Corsica stands as the French Mediterranean undiscovered jewel of unspoiled nature and a vibrant culture . Centuries of foreign invasions and occupations from the roman empire  to the Catholic Church to the french finally have brought a fierce sense of indépendance and pride to the Corsican people . 

Our trip first , will take you hiking the beautiful northern  coastline ( cap Corse )to remote ancient fishermen villages , you will take cooking classes on Corsican cuisine in a lovely villa by the sea , explore vineyards and taste delicious local wines , Next, we will head into the mountains , In Castagniccia and in Corte( former capital of indépendant Corsica) the  cultural heart of the Island where we’ll visit beautiful old churches and museums , , meet with people that make some of the best Charcuterie and cheeses in the world .

Your guide

Corsican and French native Jean fred Perfettini is a classic trained chef , former restaurateur , wine connaisseur , avid hiker and nature lover . His unique knowledge of the island , cool places to visit , awesome food , Corsican music and culture , best spots to swim or paddle into a crystal clear beautiful sea , will make this trip very special and unforgettable .

What’s included

  • Transportation
    Car and boat transfers
  • Food and wine
    Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner-wine tastings
  • Boat tour/snorkeling
  • Cooking classes
    learn delicious corsican recipies
  • Hiking guide
  • Goat farm tour
  • Museums/Churches
  • Music
  • Plane tickets to Corsica

Itinerary

Day 1 . Arrival
Exploring Bastia

We will walk around the old part of the city built by the genovese : market area , St jean cathedral ., the old citadel with narrow streets dating back to 18th century and its museum . After going back to the hotel to refresh , we'll go out for Aperitif in "Place saint Nicolas" the social heart of the city, then diner in an outdoor terrace overlooking the old harbour  and serving corsican seafood specialties .

Your Organizer


JP
Jean Perfettini
Cook , traveler , paddle monkey , avid reader , languages , culture and nature ......