From Cote d’Azur to Corsica

An exceptional 7-day stay combining 6 days of sea kayaking and crossing Corsica aboard a sailboat!

Departing from Hyères, set off for a 4-day sea kayak exploration. Discover the Giens peninsula and the Iles d’Or archipelago: Porquerolles, Port Cros and the Levant. Then go sailing aboard our catamaran towards the Isle of Beauty, to discover the Scandola reserve by kayak and then reach Ajaccio via the Sanguinaires Islands. Several major sites to discover by sea kayaking during this week but also live the experience of navigation on the high seas where you will have the opportunity to participate in the maneuvers of the sailboat and to keep your “watches” if you wish. then let out the sailor who lies dormant in you …

 

Each evening, we are accommodated aboard a magnificent catamaran which serves as our floating hotel and allows us to fully enjoy these wonders of the Mediterranean. 4 double cabins, 2 single cabins, 2 toilets. The Venezia 42 offers everything you need for a comfortable life on board and a stay in an extraordinary setting. It is also on board this sailboat that we make our crossing to reach Corsica.

 

 

Program:

Day 1: Meeting in the morning at the port of Hyères. Transfer to the starting point. Sea kayak navigation on the eastern part of the Giens peninsula. After having passed the island of Grand Ribaud and its lighthouse, we set sail for Porquerolles for a night aboard the catamaran

Day 2: Today we go around Porquerolles. We start our day by sailing on the south coast of the island with its cliffs with rocks jagged by spray but nevertheless dotted with several creeks. Then we sail on the North coast to discover its famous beaches. The catamaran then takes us to spend the night at Cap des Mèdes.

Day 3: Crossing by sea kayak (or sailboat of your choice) towards the island of Port Cros. Night in the east of the island after a beautiful kayak navigation on the south coast.

Day 4: Sea kayak sailing around the island of Port Cros where we take advantage of the kayaks to access superb snorkeling sites. We also paddle on the Ile du Levant before joining the catamaran. We then begin our crossing to Corsica.

Day 5: After having sailed during the night, we wake up in the middle of the Mediterranean. No coast in sight, we have breakfast then we let ourselves be carried by the wind to reach Galeria bay which we reach in the evening or during the night depending on our speed

Day 6: Today we are sailing in the reserve from Scandola, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, then we reach the village of Girolata where we meet the catamaran. We set sail for Ajaccio where we spend the night in the golf course of Sagone.

Day 7: We leave in the morning by sea kayaking towards Ajaccio. After passing Cape Feno and Pointe de la Parata, our route takes us to the Sanguinaires Islands. We then join the catamaran which brings us back to the port of Ajaccio. End of stay at the end of the afternoon.
 

Possibility of continuing this stay for 7 additional days of kayaking with our stay in Southern Corsica for an itinerary to Porto Vecchio

 

We use our own fleet of kayaks for this trip. The single-seater are Ysak from RTM as well as Reval Midi from Tahe Marine, we also have Seeker from Trak kayak and two-seater from Nautiraid. The paddles are from Werner Paddles. With carbon handles (ergo or law)

PRICE per person from Hyères:

1600 euros all inclusive

Upcoming Stays: from 20 to 26 June 2021

 

This price includes:

-Specific equipment: sea kayak, paddle, life jacket, safety equipment in accordance with Div 240, etc. -Supervision by a state certified sea kayak instructor

– Accommodation in a double cabin on a catamaran for 6 nights with the assistance of a qualified skipper as well as the Continent – Corsica crossing.

– All meals from midday D1 to midday D7

– Transfers by minibus from Hyères train station or Toulon-Hyères airport. If you are forming your own group (from 2 people), this stay can be done on a private trip totally à la carte (modifiable duration …) and on other dates.

 

How to reach Hyères and leave Corsica? Hyères is very easily accessible by train from Paris, Lyon Marseille, Toulon or other cities. But also by plane because it is here that there is Toulon airport (TLN) To leave Ajaccio, either the plane or the ferry to Toulon or Marseille, then the train.