The Vecchio for Families

From Ajaccio but also Corte, Calvi, Ile Rousse and Bastia

The lower section of the Vecchio provides a great environment for discovering the joys of canyoning with family.
From 7 years old (for children who know how to swim), we offer you an aquatic experience that is tailored for everyone, families and children alike.
Swimming in the river is the main attraction of this descent, punctuated by jumps and passages with obstacles that are ideal for discovering this sport. No difficulty is encountered during this initiatory canyon.

​Inscription :

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 Vecchio Canyon with your family

This canyon is scheduled daily in July and August.

Price: 40 € per person

  • Mentoring by : a nationally certified Canyoning Instructor
  • Number of participants : 12
  • Difficulty : An easy aquatic course. This program is particularly tailored towards children and families.
  • Age : From 7 years old
  • Period : July and August
  • Duration of the activity : About 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Approach walk to canyon : 10 minutes
  • Duration of the descent : About 3 hours
  • Walk back : 20 minutes
> Photos of the Vecchio canyon <
No jump is required.
We do not accept inscriptions for children who are not accompanied by an adult.
We remind you that canyoning is a sport of white water, to know how to swim is compulsory.

Geographical situation

The canyon is located in the Monte d’Oro Massif between the villages of Venaco and Vivario.
The pont du Vecchio (Vecchio Bridge) is also called the Pont Eiffel, on the national road between Ajaccio and Corte.

Meeting place :
Every day in July and August at the Pont du Vecchio (Vecchio Bridge) at 10 a.m. and 14 p.m.

Access by car :
From Ajaccio : 1h00
From Porticcio : 1h00
From Corte : 15 min
From Ile Rousse : 1h15
From Calvi : 1h40

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Gear provided by our agency :

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

The Vecchio for Families

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