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Lovely historic area with a museum, as well

I've been to Bastia several times in the last few years and always make it a point to spend time at... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Washington, DC
lovely views!

The Cittadella is a lovely place to visit but beware walking to see the views is very uneven and... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

I've been to Bastia several times in the last few years and always make it a point to spend time at the Citadelle. The views to the old port are wonderful, as is the view of Bastia and its hills. Make it a point to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Cittadella is a lovely place to visit but beware walking to see the views is very uneven and very steep walking back up!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank heather d
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Napoleonic era houses and narrow cobblestones with a lot of history!! What's more? a couple of bar/restaurants at the end of the tour perfectly located offering a spectacular view of the city and sea. A very romantic place. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stavros M
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Impressive and imposing citadel, with plenty of winding streets, things to see, shops to explore and refreshments.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We walked from our apartment in Bastia, today, Sunday afternoon to the Palace of Governors that now houses the museum. Entry is free and to cover the place properly and read everything would take a bout three hours, bearing in mind there isn't much in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Very small and compact but extremely charming to wander and explore. A number of signs to explain the buildings which is really helpful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Django987
Reviewed 29 July 2018

It's all uphill but worth it! Walk round and view the interesting history of this building. There's some great views over the old port and town. It's free and good for all the family. There are some lovely restaurants but really expensive! Some interesting old...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank williawebb
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We went up to the citadel on the little train from St Nicholas square, we were a bit disappointed by the citadel and hAve been to better ones in other countries not a lot to see really.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank skybluedi
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Honestly, I didn't know much about Corsica until I saw the bollywood movie "Tamasha" which was partly shot in Bastia in Corsica. We went to the La Cittadella, where one of the famous songs from the movie was shot. The building is really old and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Aloke D
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is for sure the most beautiful part of Bastia! It was such a pleasure to walk there among old houses reminiscent of Bonaparte and Victor Hugo times. Also, from here you can find a road to Jetee du Dragon – a place which offers...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Xenia_Serene
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