Located in the North of Corsica, Bastia is a traditional baroque town of culture which heart is a citadel with a maze of narrow streets. It is famous for its gastronomy and wines that you will get a chance to sample at the market. From the surrounding heights, enjoy breathtaking views of the Italian islands.

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* Bastia… Head for Corsica!
Discover BASTIA, city of art and history. Located on the Cap Corse, BASTIA watches over its baroques treasures. Hidden on the heart of the old city, you will admire the decoration of the Sainte Croix and l’Immaculée -Conception oratories. Travel through the medieval streets edged by old houses, you will discover at the corner of a street the fragrance of a local market. You will be captivated by the reflexion of the stronghold on the calm waters of the old port, with its screams and its bells.
Go around and discover  the typical villages of Furiani, Pietrabugno, San Martino di Lota, Santa Maria di Lota, you will walks across paths on the maquis with its smells, fountains and oratories.
Every evening, when the town lit itself you will be wondered by the many activities and shows it has to offer. In July, see the fantastic historical show « Note di a Memoria » with its 150 actors; in August, listen to Corsican polyphony concerts or alternate with Jazz or classical music evenings. Treat yourself with the privilege to live your best holiday ever. BASTIA already waits for you.
* Not to be missed
• Nautical activities, walks, horse riding, diving, all sports are on offer on the resort.
• Churches and baroque brotherhoods of the 17th and 18th centuries, the old Genovese town (the governor's palace, the stronghold)
• Cardo, vtypical Corsican village at the entrance of the town.
• The wine route: Patrimonio domain known for its Muscat.
• The Cap Corse (wild peninsula and its Genovese towers and its ports).
• Visits of the unusual Bastia. Let yourself be guided on a walk pass the Place Saint Nicolas, rue Napoléon, ...
• During the 2008 summer, the Bastia Tourist Office proposes you the « Coups de Cœur pour l’Histoire ». Come and discover Bastia and its region, explore its history with the help of our memos « Mémo - Patrimoine » .

* Contact and useful links
Maison Righetti 
20200 BASTIA   
Tél: 33 (0) 4 95 54 20 42  
Fax: 33 (0) 4 95 54 20 41  

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