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Potholing: Discover the Cave of Carpinettu – Leaving from Lano

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Lano

Potholing: Discover the Cave of Carpinettu – Leaving from Lano - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Lano
Nature and the great outdoors

Enjoy an introduction to potholing in one of corsica's largest caves in the company of a certified instructor!

Known for its beauty and the fun it offers, the Cave of Carpinettu is an ideal location for aspiring potholers. With friends or family, make the most of this experience which is at the same time sporty, scientific and meditative.

Along with your guide, explore this 810-metre cave hollowed out from the limestone and traversed by underground rivers. He will guide you through the labyrinthine cavities and reveal all the mysteries of the stalactites, stalagmites, draperies and other concretions that you will see during your exploration.

Crawling, climbing and descending will punctuate your excursion. This trip is an unusual adventure in the depths of Corsica!


Potholing: Discover the Cave of Carpinettu – Leaving from Lano
40 €
Pricing formulas
Adult (17 years +)
Child (6–16 years)

Practical information

Participants' profileAll ages
In detail

• Availability: Every day (excluding exceptional dates)
• Duration:  
• Times: between 9am and 5pm
• Languages: French, English and Italian
• Departure point: Lano
• This activity can be carried out from the age of 6
• A minimum of 2 people is required to book this activity
• For this activity, please wear sports clothes and hiking shoes

The meal is not included in the price. Please bring a picnic and at least 1 litre of water for this activity * The potholing equipment is provided by the service provider
• Upon reservation, you will be asked to contact our service provider to confirm the exact time and departure point of the activity

Establishment policy

PaymentCredit card
Included in the price
• The visit to the Carpinettu cave
• Use of the equipment
• The supervision from the instructor
Not included in the price
• Picnic lunch
• Tips (optional)
• All other extras
Cancellation conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied: Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Places of interest nearby

Headland of Capizzolo (2.6 km)
Wood of Pinetto (4.1 km)
Train station of Francardo (5.1 km)
Mount Piano Maggiore (5.4 km)
Headland of San-Cervone (5.6 km)
Mount San Pietro (5.7 km)
Train station of Soveria (6.7 km)
Mount Murato (7.3 km)
Pass of San-Quilico (7.5 km)
Headland Licciola (7.8 km)

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Lama Film Festival
Great films in the open air, with a friendly atmosphere and an unusual settingJuly / August 2018Lama (22 km)
Chestnut Fair
One of the oldest agricultural fairs in CorsicaFrom 1 to 3 december 2017Bocognano (37 km)
Where all voices meetJuly 2018Pigna (37 km)
Calvi on the Rocks
Electronic music by the water's edgeJuly 2018Calvi (45 km)
Polyphonic Song Festival
Magical voices expressing the diversity of the people of the worldSeptember 2018Calvi (45 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
La Trattoria
Mediterranean16 € Corte (11.6 km)
U Catagnu
Mediterranean27 € San-Nicolao (23 km)
Le Bistrot de La Vista
French cuisine30 € Saint-Florent (34 km)
Riva Bella Côté Plage
French cuisine25 € Linguizzetta (35 km)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Saleccia Beach
HikeIntermediate4h00Casta (32 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Hotel U Liccedu
HotelBustanico (7.8 km)
A Pianella
Bed & breakfast80 € to 100 € per double roomCastirla (8.5 km)
La diligence
Bed & breakfast80 € to 115 € per double roomVerdèse (9.7 km)
Le Refuge Orezza
HotelPiedicroce (9.8 km)
Hotel137 € to 242 € per nightLa Porta (9.9 km)
Si Mea
Hotel68 € to 91 € per nightCorte (10.9 km)
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