Cycling in France - Corsica (Chapter)
This is the Corsica chapter from Lonely Planet's Cycling France guidebook.
Rightly nicknamed Île de Beauté (Island of Beauty), Corsica is a downright gorgeous touring destination. Although it covers only 8720 sq km, the island resembles a miniature continent, offering cyclists an unrivalled variety of terrain and scenery. This chapter gives you Corsica in all its glory.
- brace yourself for a refreshing dip at the Gorges de la Restonica
- transport and accommodation
- rediscover colour at the cliffs of E Calanche at sunset
- ponder the architectural ambitions of the ancient Corsicans at Filitosa and Cucuruzzu
Coverage includes: History, Environment, Climate, Getting to/from the Rides, The Scented Isle, The South, Towns & Facilities.