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 (0) 6 15 05 28 42
Mail :
Online : click here to register online

Discover the Richiusa Canyon

This canyon is scheduled daily in July and August.


Price : 50 € 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 10 years old
  • Period : from May to October
  • Duration of the activity : About 4 hours
  • Approach walk to canyon : 45 minutes
  • Descent :  about 2 hours
  • Walk back : 15 minutes
  • Rappel maximum height : 10 meters
No jump is required.
We remind you that canyoning is a sport of white water, to know how to swim is compulsory.

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 :
Meet everyday in July and August in front of the village fountain in Bocognano at 8.30 a.m. and 13.30 p.m.

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Gears provided by our agency :

  • Harness
  • Helmut
  • Wetsuit
  • Backpack
  • Waterproof totes
Canyoning shoes are available to rent : 5€ per person

Must have gears not provided by our agency :

  • Bathing Suit
  • Sports shoes (Water shoes are not allowed, they do not provide adequate protection)
  • One water bottle per person
  • One energy cereals bar per person

Video of the Richiusa Canyon