We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Yes another lovely church

It would be a shame to visit the citadel without calling into this quaint church. There’s nothing... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Loughborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Interior

We stumbled across this church during a day's visit to Bonifacio and it provided a cool haven on a... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Bognor Regis
Read all 92 reviews
All photos (68)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“restored”(4 reviews)
“reflect”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Bonifacio, Corsica, France
Reviews (92)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful church restored reflect town citadel
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

It would be a shame to visit the citadel without calling into this quaint church. There’s nothing spectacular about it, it just offers somewhere to cool down and reflect away from the hustle and bustle of the side streets. Well worth a visit.

Thank markn71
Reviewed 28 September 2018

While walking in Bonifacio you should stop by this interesting church. The Logia at the entrance is an intriguing fixture as it was a gathering place historically for the town leaders. The buttresses on the side of the building are actually against the adjoining buildings...More

Thank umcpastor
Reviewed 17 April 2018

What a lovely church and work on renovation extensive. Has an aura about the edifice, one felt calm and at peace with oneself.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Worth a brief visit if you're close by. Recently renovated, clean, nice drawings, cool on a hot day and welcoming.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 7 October 2017

For such a small place, Bonifacio has its fair share of churches. This is a beautiful example with water catching supports on the exterior.

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 21 July 2017

if you are looking for a quiet place to slow down visit " Elise Sainte-Marie Majeure " , sort in a pew and admire the beautiful Altar and let your mind wonder....

Thank Erfurt
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We stumbled across this church during a day's visit to Bonifacio and it provided a cool haven on a blisteringly hot day. The interior has recently been restored to its full glory and is stunning. Do visit.

Thank Middletonmagic
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This church has been recently restored and is very beautiful inside. Right in the centre of the bustling high town but you could be a million miles away in the cool and peaceful tranquility of the interior

Thank 438bradleym
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is certainly one of the more inspiring churches in Corsica. The facade with the beautiful Rosetta window is very nice, However the alter is very unique one that I've not seen in other churches. The soft church music that was played gave a very...More

Thank Amnon F
Reviewed 13 October 2016

When in Bonifaccio, do not skip this church! The altar area is made of marble in the lightest, prettiest colors! Wonderful!

Thank Monika P
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 391 nearby hotels
Hotel Le Royal
274 reviews
.09 km away
Hotel Colomba
177 reviews
.14 km away
Hotel Genovese
435 reviews
.24 km away
Hotel Solemare
397 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,720 nearby restaurants
Le Bastion Restaurant
109 reviews
.08 km away
Trattoria L'Archivolto
633 reviews
.03 km away
Restaurant Stella D'Oro
414 reviews
.07 km away
La Petite Culotte
99 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 963 nearby attractions
Grottes de Bonifacio
1,033 reviews
1.11 km away
Bonifacio Citadel
3,069 reviews
.10 km away
Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps)
1,919 reviews
.29 km away
Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio
377 reviews
.74 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Eglise Sainte Marie Majeure staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines