Expert advice!

The Balagne, a hiking destination…

Thanks to our guides, walking maps and mobile app, you can explore the many trails in the Balagne region.

Those looking for a leisurely stroll will be delighted with the choice on offer, as well as those looking for a more challenging hike.

To make sure you set off with total peace of mind, the Ile-Rousse and Calvi Tourist Offices work hand-in-hand with hiking professionals. Together, they’ve designed a range of walking aids that explain everything in detail.

Pathways between the sea and the mountain…

Along these trails, you will above all discover the exceptional landscapes here, but also the rural inland villages of the Balagne, along with the heritage sites and history.

Finally, whether you come as a family, with friends or as a couple, we promise you breathtaking views and a unique experience between the sea and the mountain where the colour and scents of the maquis fill the air.

Hiking in complete safety…

To make sure you set off hiking with complete peace of mind, there are some good practices you need to take on board.

Take a moment to read through the hiking guides and informative leaflets and make sure you follow our recommendations. Your hiking trip in Balagne will of course be a moment of discovery and encounters, but in complete safety.

And if you prefer trail running…

The Balagne opens a Trail Area in L’Ile-Rousse and a Trail Station in Calvi to practice running on trails in complete autonomy. From the coast, to the villages and the mountains of the Haute Balagne, beginners and experienced runners will find happiness in their efforts.

  • All our routes on Lisula Outdoor
  • All Calvi-Balagne routes (available soon)

For mobile enthusiasts, try the Lisula Outdoor app and discover a variety of trails at your own pace. Your smartphone becomes your ideal companion for exploring the magnificent trails of Lisula and Balagne, whether for a peaceful hike or a more sporting trail ride.

30 great walks in Corsica and in Balagne


Sentier du patrimoine de Forcili randonnée en Balagne
Forcili heritage trail in Balagne

This detailed and well-illustrated guide was complied in partnership with the Calvi and Ile-Rousse Tourist Offices. It is in fact a condensed version of the different informative hiking leaflets, with nevertheless a lot of interesting information about the flora and fauna you will see along your way.

In the guide, you will find a large choice of walks to go on in the Balagne, which are suitable for families or more experienced hikers. The different routes range from 2hrs to 2 days, and you will find all the details you need to ensure that this moment of discovery or challenge is a complete success. To help you choose the right hiking trail for you, they are divided into different categories: ridges and peaks, natural heritage sites, from village to village, abandoned villages, historical routes and finally, 2-day hiking trips.

As a gift… a free mobile application which allows you to find the basic details for each hiking trail, listen to the comments from a seasoned hiker, the different calls of birds you could hear along the way, as well as a space for you to upload photos.

  • Sales price: €18.90


The Balagne hiking informative leaflets


Revellata Calvi, sur le sentiers des douaniers @Sébastien Aude Balades guides et fiches randonnées en Balagne
Revellata Calvi, on the customs officer’s way @Sébastien Aude

You can also find what you are looking for in the hiking informative leaflets of the Balagne, on sale at the Calvi Tourist Office. With walks ranging from 1.5hrs to 7hrs long, there’s something for everyone, to ensure everybody can discover the heritage sites along the way. You will discover the inland villages and the Natura 2000 area around Regino Valley, a beautiful preserved place. You can also ask us for any advice, to ensure you get everything possible out of your walk.

  • Leaflet unit price: €2
  • 4 leaflets: €6
  • 8 leaflets: €10
  • 12 leaflets: €14



The guides are available for sale at the L’Ile-Rousse and Calvi Tourist Offices and at their Tourist Information Offices.
You can obtain the walking maps exclusively from the Calvi Tourist Office.

If you would like to get one before you arrive, please contact us