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A Great Walk Ruined

The walking is hard, amazing and tough. Accomodation provided by Parc Naturel de Corse is however... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
jimrobinson3
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Amazing high level walk!

High level, freezing, dangerous, amazing ! Be prepared for all types of weather. Important: Bring... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
TorNj
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Bergen, Norway
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Corsica, France
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The walking is hard, amazing and tough. Accomodation provided by Parc Naturel de Corse is however substandard, often insanitary,overcrowded and filthy. Refuge de Carozzu was acknowledged to be infested by bedbugs and a tent was offered as alternative but without refund or prior notification. Bedbugs...More

1  Thank jimrobinson3
Reviewed 23 April 2017

High level, freezing, dangerous, amazing ! Be prepared for all types of weather. Important: Bring wool underwear. It is possible to walk two stages each day !

1  Thank TorNj
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A tougher hike than both Everest Base Camp and Inca trail and nearly as beautiful. I would say that half of it is as easy as Everest and Inca. The other half is the most interesting part were it sometimes can be really difficult. It...More

2  Thank Kent_P_64
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Done Vizzavona to Calenzana in August 2015. Stunning scenery, although probably a bit too hot in August. Toughest walk I've done so far, but well worth the pain. You need a good level of hill fitness to do the GR20. There are some sections where...More

Thank Stephen485
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

There is no adequate way to describe the GR20. It is a gruelling trail, so make sure you train for it. But it is also breathtakingly beautiful!

Thank Vera v
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I did northern half of the GR20 from Calenzana to Vizzavona in July with some friends, the route was a lot harder than we had ever anticipated, I would be lying if I said it was enjoyable but it was a good sense of achievement...More

4  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We walked the GR20 North (Calenzana to Vizzavona) in early June 2016. The time was excellent because it was not too hot and just a little snow - and the cabins/campingplaces were not too croweded. Lessons learned - own and others experiences: Always bring enough...More

5  Thank Fredrik G
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I did first half of gr20 5 years ago. Due to the increasing popularity of the route I have found that to finish the route you now have to pre book all your camp site spaces or refuge bookings. This in itself is nonsensical as...More

4  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I did the trail from south to north using a guide and a group. I went through a local agency (Allibert Trekking). It's an intense hike and not your typical 2-3 days hike in the woods. It's mostly technical and requires a good level of...More

1  Thank Rainmelk
Reviewed 19 March 2016

It is quite some time since I have visited Corse and GR20 trail but it was one of the best experiences I had. The trail leads you from Alpine like mountain rages to beautifull valleys filled with life, then across fields and pastures with almost...More

Thank Tretra
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bigyum
16 February 2017|
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Response from true_north_eh |
I have used exodus travel at least a dozen times and have never been disappointed. You will have a first rate guide, superb logistical support, and a well-honed itinerary. Needless to say, it is not exactly cheap ...but, as... More
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Kate L
29 September 2015|
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Response from Finephilly | Reviewed this property |
You don't need one, IMO. The route is well marked and there will be hundreds of people around. Just do a bit of research on the web and book the flights.
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andrewmatthew
10 August 2015|
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Response from lonsun2015 |
Also timing wise, it's definitely worth being aware that the times in the books may not match your own - they don't account for breaks either. We left at 7.30am on a supposedly 7hr stage and didn't arrive til 6pm - but then... More
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