Bastia, a City of Art and History

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    Bastia

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  • Tour génoise de Miomo - Cap Corse

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    Tour génoise de Miomo - Cap Corse

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  • Bastia

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    Bastia

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  • Bastia Port

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    Bastia Port

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  • Panoramic View of the Palais des Gouverneurs and the Old Port de Bastia

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    Panoramic View of the Palais des Gouverneurs and the Old Port de Bastia

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  • The Vieux Port of Bastia and the Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste

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    The Vieux Port of Bastia and the Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste

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Discover Bastia, a City of Art and History

Located on the Cap Corse, Bastia is full of baroque treasures. 

Hidden in the heart of the old city, you can admire the incredible decoration of the Sainte Croix and l’Immaculée-Conception oratories.

Travel through the medieval streets edged by historical buildings emblazoned with ancient coats of arms, overlooked by stately belltowers, and discover the feeling of an authentic Corsican market. 

You will be captivated by the reflection of the citadel on the calm waters of the old port, accompanied by the peals of the local bells. 

Go around and discover the surrounding villages of FurianiPietrabugnoSan Martino di LotaSanta Maria di Lota, where you'll be able to walk through a maze of local paths, full of scents, fountains, and oratories. 

Treat yourself to a vacation full of fun, sand, art, and culture, an exceptional place with some of the most beautiful sites in Europe.

Bastia is waiting for you! 

 Must-See Sites in Bastia

  • The Sainte-Crois and l'Immaculée-Conception oratories;
  • The seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Baroque friaries, the Église Sainte-Marie, the Église Saint Jean-Baptiste, the Genovese old town (the Citadel, the Fortress and its donjon, the Belltower), the Old Port, the Scala Santa de Monserato (a rare example of a Saint staircase);
  • The Bastia City Museum of History and its rich collections in the Palais des Gouverneurs Génois; 
  • The picturestque market, whose stalls offer the very best of local products every Saturday and Sunday morning; 
  • Flea markets on the Place Saint Nicolas, the ideal place to uncover unique local souvenirs or haggle good deals; 
  • Authentically Corsican villages around Bastia: Cardo, Furiani, Pietrabugno, San Martino di Lota, and Santa Maria di Lota. 

 

Contact

Office du tourisme de l'Agglomération de Bastia

Place Saint Nicolas

20200 Bastia

Tél. : + 33 (0)4 95 54 20 40

Mail : ot-bastia@wanadoo.fr