The Richiusa Canyon

Accessible from Ajaccio-Corte-Sagone:

One of the most well known canyons in Corsica, the Richiusa near Ajaccio allows one to experience all of the joys of canyoning. This descent is very pleasant, giving you all of what canyoning in Corsica has to offer: Diving, toboggans, tyrolean traverse and rappels in a magical setting…


To participate in a descent, reservation is mandatory :

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

Discover the Richiusa Canyon

This canyon is scheduled daily from April to October.


Price : 55 € per person

  • Mentoring by : a Nationally Certified Canyoning Instructor
  • Number of participants with an instructor : 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: From 9 years old
  • Period : from April to October
  • Duration of the activity : About 4 hours
  • Approach walk to canyon : 45 minutes
  • Descent duration :  about 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.

Geographical situation :

The canyon is situated in the Migliarella Massif, near the village of Bocognano.

Access by car :
From Ajaccio: 45min
From Porticcio: 40min
From Corte: 45min
From Ile Rousse: 1h45
From Sagone: 1h10

Meeting place :
In front of the village fountain in Bocognano.

Download the Map 
> Download the photo of the meeting place 

Gears provided by our agency :

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Wetsuit
  • Backpack

The Richiusa Canyon

Canyoning shoes are available to rent : 8 € per person

Must have gears not provided by our agency :

  • Swimsuit
  • Sports shoes if you don't rent its
  • One water bottle per person
  • One energy cereals bar per person

Video of the Richiusa Canyon