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Wonderful, wonderful views and good museum.

We walked from our apartment in Bastia, today, Sunday afternoon to the Palace of Governors that now... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David Patrick W
Saint-Malo, France
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Beautiful streets to explore

Very small and compact but extremely charming to wander and explore. A number of signs to explain... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and worth not missing. The historic and partially crumbling but still occupied buildings were amazing. The fortification walls were impressive. Fantastic photography opportunities

1  Thank Jonmun
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Walking in La Cittadella is like walking back in times, through narrow lanes old buildings & wonderful restaurants. The Cittadella overlooks the old Pier & the view is stunning.

1  Thank amaladantas879
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

There's lots of history to be discovered here with a couple of churches and a converted Nunnery to be discovered. Not to mention some amazing views from the elevated citadel.

Thank ChiefsBTB
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

I was so surprised to discover such lovely busy place apart from the ferry passengers passing through without giving it much of a glance I loved it I could have thought to be in Italy the building and layout People are very friendly and helpful...More

1  Thank mje0250
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