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 .
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 .
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 .