By browsing this site, you accept the use of Cookies in order to offer to you an advertising tailored to your interests, and to perform traffic statistics. To find out more

News

TEST

June 29th 2018

ggg

ggg

Congratulations to all women explorers !

June 18th 2018

You were once again numerous to take the departure of Explore Corsica this year. Congratulations to all ! We hope to see you next year.

Karine Temporelli wins Explore Corsica 2018 in women category (cumulative time: 2h58mn12s) ahead of Camille Donat (3h28mn34s) and Miso Kim (3h30mn10s)

A small correction on the green jersey classification for women: Griet Neukermans takes 3rd place behind Manon Hubert and Karine Temporelli. Our apologies for that oversight and congratulations to her!

THANK YOU ALL

June 13th 2018

Congratulations to all the participants of this edition of Explore Corsica!

You were nearly 400 to criss-cross the magnificent Corsican roads in pursuit of the Tour de France's red car. If this second edition has been a real success, it is above all thanks to your investment and your good mood at all times. Thank you all.

Sportograf, our photographer partner on the race, was there to immortalize your most beautiful moments, do not forget to order your photo pack on :

https://www.sportograf.com/en/shop/event/4513-Explore-Corsica-by-Le-Tour-de-France-2018

ROADBOOK 2018

May 25th 2018

Discover the Roadbook 2018 of Explore Corsica.

All the information you need about your favourite cyclo-cruise awaits you there!

CATALOGUE EXCURSIONS

May 25th 2018

Explore Corsica, it's not just biking!

Cyclists and accompanying persons who want to explore the magnificent Corsican regions crossed by Explore can take advantage of the various offers proposed by the tourist office in partnership with the race. 

Reserve now your free visits with contact@explorecorsica.fr :

  • Friday 8 June - from 8:30 to 10:30 - Guided tour offered by the Tourist Office of L'Ile Rousse (reserved for accompanying persons)


Guided tour to discover the alleys of the city Paoline. You will end with a tasting of Corsican products.

  • Sunday 10 June - from 13:00 to 14:00 - Guided tour of the city of Ajaccio


You will discover the main points of interest of the historical Genoese district, with its many coloured alleys. You will pass in front of the citadel, the cathedral and the Bonaparte house.

All the information you need can be found in the excursions catalogue below. Reservations must be booked with the Tourist Office at Resa@ileroussetourisme.com or on 04 95 60 80 14.

Activities to be paid by credit card at the time of registration.

Registration deadline Wednesday, June 6

Ile-Rousse : 

Roadbook :

COME AND TEST THE NEW MAVIC TUBELESS WHEELS THANKS TO EXPLORE CORSICA

May 23rd 2018

On the occasion of Explore Corsica 2018, MAVIC gives you the opportunity to test its last wheels equipped with the new tubeless technology.

Register now at http://sgiz.eu/s3/Explore-Corsica-2018-UST-test and visit the MAVIC booth on June 8, 9 and 10!

- ACTIV'IMAGES

EXPLORE CORSICA 2018 - STAGE 3

May 14th 2018

A unique stage of 136km and 2200m D+ that promeses an epic ascension of Saint Eustache, Vidola and Tana pass, and then an easier part along the amazing coast between Propriano and Ajaccio.

EXPLORE CORSICA 2018 - STAGE 2

April 12th 2018

Second stage of Explore Corsica 2018 in detail:

A summary of the best of stages 2 and 3 of the 2017 edition, with 120km and 2400m of D+ between Porto-Vecchio and Propriano.

To do so, you will have to climb the amazing Bavella Pass... 

EXPLORE CORSICA 2018 - STAGE 1

April 10th 2018

First stage of Explore Corsica 2018 in detail:

A loop of 115km around l’Ile-Rousse and its region, in the middle of Balagne and its many villages. During this stage, you will have to face the mythical Battaglia and San Colombano passes...

LAST BIBS

April 9th 2018

Explore Corsica, the biggest cyclo-cruise in the world, is approaching fast... Take your ticket and get on board for 3 days of adventure on the most beautiful roads of Corsica!

Registration HERE

A NIGHT OF ADVENTURE

March 15th 2018

L’échappée belle store - Friday, March 23rd from 7:30 pm

Come and discover the greatest cyclo-cruise in the world at L'échapée belle in Asnières on Friday, March 23rd from 7:30 pm!

We will present you all you need to know about EXPLORE CORSICA 2018 around a large buffet where you can also follow the presentations of FRENCH DIVIDE and HIMALAYA 2018.

More information about the event here

Registration: http://www.explorecorsica.fr/en/registration/register

EXPLORE CORSICA ON THE PROMENADE DES ANGLAIS – NICE

March 8th 2018

Paris-Nice Village – Friday 9 & Saturday 10 March

The final countdown to the second edition of Explore Corsica by Le Tour de France has begun, LESS THAN 100 DAYS before the big start!

Come and meet us at the Explore Corsica booth on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 March at the Promenade des Anglais in Nice for the Paris-Nice and Paris-Nice Challenge.

We will be there to answer all your questions around a Corsican buffet and you will be able to participate in our draw to perhaps win Explore Corsica helmets and jerseys!

More information on the facebook page of the event.

Race registration here

- ACTIV'IMAGES

INSURANCES

March 1st 2018

All information you need to know about insurances

MULTI-RISKS INSURANCE

As you registered to Explore Corsica by le Tour de France, you may have subscribed to the Multiple risk insurance proposed by our broker. In this case, plead read carefully your guarantees during Explore Corsica (as well as exclusions) on our website.

If you need assistance during the event, you can activate your guarantees (including repatriation or transport on medical grounds, reimbursement of medical expenses…) by contacting our broker 24h/day on following phone number : +331 48 82 62 35

INDIVIDUAL ACCIDENTS INSURANCE

We strongly recommend you to be covered by an individual accidents insurance. You can subscribe to your own insurance policy or increase your guarantees by contacting your insurer or Explore Corsica’s broker (aso@aon.com ; +33 1 47 83 03 04), whose offer is detailed on our website. This insurance policy guarantees payment of indemities and reimbursement of medical expenses (limited to the option chosen) in the event of death, partial or permanent physical disability.

STOLEN, LOST OR DETERIORATED ITEMS

We remind you that the organization of Explore Corsica accepts no reponsability for any loss, theft or deterioration occured to its cutomers’ goods during the event, including in the cabins, in the parking, in the bike park, in the repair shop, in the shuttles, in any shared space, and during the race. You may want to subscribe to a dedicated insurance. We strongly recommend you not to take any valuable with you on Explore Corsica.

COME AND MEET US IN NICE

February 28th 2018

At Café du Cycliste on March 9th

You want to learn more about the only cyclo-cruise in the world ? 

Come and meet us in Nice at Café du Cycliste on March 9th, from 7.00pm. 

We will present you the race in detail and you will be free to ask us all your questions around a large traditional Corsican buffet !

More information about the event here

Registration here

Come and meet us in Paris

January 26th 2018

At Kilomètre 0 on January 31st

You are wondering if Explore Corsica is THE sportive you need ? You would like to discover the brand new stages of the second edition of this gorgeous granfondo ? 

Come and meet us in Paris at Kilomètre 0 on Jan 31st, from 7.30pm. You will enjoy great Corsican food, and will be able to ask us all your question, and benefits from valuable advice from kilomètre 0.

Register now to the event and enjoy a 15% discount thanks to Kilomètre 0 with following discount code : KM0EXPLORE2018.

MAVIC will also offer to all participants a 100€ discount on its ecommerce platform, for 300€ purchased. 

- ACTIV'IMAGES

OPERATION SPONSORSHIP WITH VÉLO 101

January 5th 2018

1. Register on Explore Corsica HERE 

2. Sponsor a friend by asking him to enter this following code: EXPLOREVELO101 and by sending a message to contact@explorecorsica.fr specifying his name 

3. Get your package jersey + cycling short + arm warmers worth €200! 

THIRD REGISTRATION PERIOD

December 29th 2017

D-3
New Year is coming as fast as the third registration period for Explore Corsica by Le Tour de France!
You have until December 31 to enjoy prices of the second period, after this date, prices will increase.
Registrate here: po.st/ExploreRegistrations 

MERRY CHRISTMAS

December 26th 2017

Explore Corsica wish you a Merry Christmas to all of you.

Nevertheless, after all those Christmas meals, it is time to get back on your bike!

GET THE LAST BIBS FOR L'ETAPE DU TOUR !

December 8th 2017

We now sell a few (and last) additional bibs for l'Etape du Tour thanks to Explore Corsica. By participating to Explore Corsica, you will get access to the legendary sportive and a chance to get to le Grand-Bornand !

We also offer two other packages : 

  • A l'Etape du Tour / Dragon Tour package
  • A l'Etape du Tour 5* package

The offers are avaliable until February 5th only. Don't miss your chance !

Example : for l'Etape du Tour / Explore Corsica package

  • Select Etape du Tour / Explore Corsica package
  • Pay a 799€ deposit
  • We will then send you two discount codes :
    • The first one to register for free to l'Etape du Tour on ASO Challenges
    • The other one will give you a 690€ discount when you register to Explore Corsica
  • The 690€ discount equal to the entry price of Explore Corsica (for a Super Eco room, shared with 3 other persons). When you register to Explore Corsica, you will have the ability to choose anotther room standard, as well as pick up options. In this case, you will just have to pay the difference on the registration plateform.

- ACTIV'IMAGES

FIRST STAGE NOW REVEALED !

December 8th 2017

Stage #1 - L'Ile-Rousse - l'Ile-Rousse

Enjoy first stage of Explore Corsica 2018 !

With 116km and 2 230m D+, the stage will make a loop around Ile-Rousse and its red porphyry rocks, in the heart of the gorgeous Balagne region.

On the agenda, 2 difficulties: the Col de Battaglia, 10km long with an average of 7.3% and the Col de San Colombano (4km with an average of 5.8%), at the arrival of which you will be able to enjoy good food supplies and a view on the Monte Cinto mountain, the peak of Corsica.

The stage will take you on small mountain roads, to discover many charming perched villages: Santa Reparata di Balagna, Avapessa, Feliceto, Speloncato, Paraso, Monticello and above all Belgodère!

L'Ile- Rousse

Belgodère - © www.belgodere.fr 

DID YOU SIGN UP TO L'ETAPE DU TOUR ?

December 7th 2017

Get you privileged offer with Explore Corsica

Did you sign up for l'Etape du Tour ?

By registering for Explore Corsica, you will benefit from a departure in a privileged start area (#1,2 or 3), within the limit of available seats!

Enter the code ETAPEEXPLORE2018 when you register for Explore Corsica.

Are you already registered for Explore Corsica? Please send us an email to contact@explorecorsica.fr and mention the code to benefit from your advantage.

See you soon on Explore Corsica's roads !

- ACTIV'IMAGES

CHRISTMAS CONTEST

December 7th 2017

SPECIAL CORSICA

Get in the Corsican mood, Explore Corsica by Le Tour de France wake your taste buds and give you the possibility to win specialities from Corsica to enjoy in family (worth 35€).

To participate :

1️. Like Explore Corsica page here

2️. Share this post here

3️. Identify 3 friends with who you wish participate to this cyclo

FRANK SCHLECK ON BOARD

December 4th 2017

YOUR ROAD CAPTAIN

The cyclist from Luxembourg, winner of two stages on le Tour de France and a stage on la Vuelta, winner of the Tour de Suisse 2010 and Criterium International 2011 in the same Corsican roads, Frank Schleck will be part of Explore Corsica for the second time! He will share with you his expertise, cycling tips, give you technical brief and share with you great moments during the three different stages.

Be ready to meet him!

- ACTIV'IMAGES

SPONSOR A FRIEND AND GET A GIFT

December 4th 2017

1. Register on Explore Corsica here

2. Sponsor a friend by asking him to enter this following code:SPONSOREXPLORE2018

3. Get your EXPLORE CORSICA arm warmers

SECOND REGISTRATION PERIOD

November 29th 2017

LIMITED TO 200 BIBS

Hurry up, time to enjoy the early bird prices until November 30, after this date prices will increase:

Super Eco 690 € 890 € 1 190 € 1 990 €
Eco 990 € 1 190 € 1 590 € 2 590 €
Comfort 1 190 € 1 490 € 1 890 € 3 090 €
Suite N/A N/A 2 490 € 3 990 €

SAVE THE DATE:EXPLORE CORSICA IS BACK

September 1st 2017

EXPLORE CORSICA will be back for a second edition, save your week-end

RANKING OF THE FIRST EDITION

July 1st 2017

LAST FAMILY PIC

May 29th 2017

Last shoot before saying good bye for another year !