Canyoning in Corsica

The Baracci Canyon

From the Propriano region, Sartène, Ajaccio and Porticcio

It is hard to imagine there is a haven of freshness so close to the coast... And yet, this canyon offers everything you need to spend a thrilling and exciting day in the coolness of the Baracci river. Slides, jumps, zipline and rappelling will ponctuate your descent...

The Baracci Canyon
To participate in a descent, reservation is mandatory

The Baracci Canyon
Canyoning shoes are available to rent :
10 € per person

By phone : +33 (0) 4 20 19 09 09
Mail :
Online : click here to register online

Discover the Baracci Canyon

Price: 50 € per person
This canyon is scheduled daily from April to October
  • Mentoring by : a nationally certified Canyoning Instructor
  • Number of participants : 12
  • Difficulty : This is an initiation level canyon that does not demand any prior experience, a good physical condition is recommended in order to make the most out of this activity.
  • Age : open to children from 7 years old
  • Period : from April to October
  • Duration of activity : 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Approach march : 5 min
  • Descent duration : 2 hours
  • Walk back : 15 minutes
  • Rappel maximum height : 10 meters

Canyoning is a sports activity, each participant must know how to swim, you must be aware that the group will evolve in a specific environment which can be dangerous. Despite the presence of an instructor, an accident may occur and the instructor may not be held responsible for it.
No jump is required.

Gears provided by our agency :
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Wetsuit
  • Backpack
Must have gears not provided by our agency :
  • Swimsuit
  • Sports shoes (Water shoes are not allowed, they do not provide adequate protection)
  • One water bottle per person
  • One energy cereals bar per person

Geographical Situation :

This canyon descent is situated in the region of Propriano.

Access by car :
From Propriano: 30 min
From Sartène: 45 min
From Porticcio: 1h20 min

Meeting place :
The meeting point on the road D557 at the kilometer 12 from the sea.

Access map of Baracci Canyon

10 reasons to choose the Baracci canyon with Canyon Corse

- So close to Propriano and the sea and yet so wild
- The possibility of adapting each obstacle to the levels and wishes of the participants
- The beauty of the natural site, between red granite and the luxurious vegetation
- The highlight of the show : a natural slide perfectly carved on the rock
- No approach walk and a back return of 15 minutes
- A perfect canyon for children which will also please to the more adventurous
- A professional and passionate coaching
- A great quality neoprene wetsuit to stay warm during the descent
- An easily accessible canyoning for holiday-markers coming from the Sartene region
- The possibility of renting professionnal canyoning shoes

All about the Baracci canyon

The Baracci canyon is the unmissable activity in Propriano-Sartene region. Easy access from Ajaccio or Bonifacio, it takes only 20 minutes from Propriano.

The granitic Baracci Massif with its red colour and the surrounding vegetation offer outstanding and unique landscapes.

This descent, playful and original, is accessible to any levels of practice.
Suitable to families and children from the age of 7 (accompanied, abled to swim well enough to be self-sufficient), it remains true that the Baracci is a real canyoning tour with nice jumps from 2 to 8 meters high (all can be surrounded if needed), natural slides, abseilings and zip line ending in the water of course.
As a crowning final, the tour will finish with a jump or an abseiling in a real natural pool.
The descent lasts around 2 hours.

The icing on the cake : there's only a short approach walk (5 minutes) to get into the swing and start the first jumps.
However, take note that a 20 minutes return walk will be necessary to go back to your vehicle.

During the descent, no jump is obligatory. They will be surrounded or abseiled if necessary. The highest rappel of the tour is 10 meters.

The safety during the whole activity will be guaranteed by our national certified monitors.

The Baracci is part of the introduction and discovery canyons in Corsica and one of the most complete in Valinco region, in the South  West of the island.