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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 4 weeks ago
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 September 21, 2018
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Bastia, Corsica, France
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 13, 2016

A.R.Rahman's popular song "Mattargashti" (search on youtube) from the Film TAMAASHAH in 2015 was shot here...after seeing the song i had made it a point to visit this picturesque location.The picturisation of the song was not even10 percent of the actual beauty of this place.See...More

2  Thank G_K_Desai
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Nice to stroll through. Stop for a coffee and take in the atmosphere. Good views from the top and lots of history.

1  Thank Mike P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed September 21, 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!!!

Thank heather d
Reviewed September 20, 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.

Thank Stavros M
Reviewed September 20, 2018

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

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed September 16, 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

Thank David Patrick W
Reviewed September 10, 2018

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

Thank Django987
Reviewed July 29, 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

1  Thank williawebb
Reviewed July 9, 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.

Thank skybluedi
Reviewed June 8, 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

1  Thank Aloke D
Reviewed May 22, 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

1  Thank Xenia_Serene
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