Things to see and do - Bastia
Unmissable tourist sites
Bastia Travel guide
Bastia : Michelin's recommendations
Since 1975 the Prefecture of the Haute-Corse, Bastia is also the largest business town on the island and has preserved a typically Mediterranean appearance. The town is worth visiting for the quality of its monuments and the picturesque streets in the old town, made up of Terra-Vecchia with its old alleyways and Terra-Nova, the Citadel These are spread out around the old port where the Genoese governor Leonello Lomellini chose to establish a bastiglia or stronghold in 1380.
Tourist attractions Bastia : Things to see and do
F - 20200 Bastia
A climb up Monte Stello (1 307m) is a good introduction to the region. On clear days it commands stunning panoramic views of the entire headland (about 6hr there and back on foot). On the east coast Erbalunga 's houses line the waterside of a head..
Ancienne poudrière de la Citadelle F - 20200 Bastia
Housed in the gunpowder store of Bastia's citadel, the museum showcases an ideal Corsican village constructed by René Mattei using some 10t of material and populated with moving figurines. You will see the communal oven, the sheepfold, the Genoese br..
r. Napoleon F - 20200 Bastia
This chapel was built in 1604 and decorated by master Ligurians. The retable of the altar is by the Florentine Giovanni Bilivert. Processional statue processionnelle of Saint Roch and Genoese woodwork. The walnut organ case houses an organ dating bac..
1 bis rue Adolf Landry F - 20200 Bastia
Hotel Riviera is located in Bastia, just 100 metres from the port and the tourist office. It offers guest rooms with views of the city, port and courtyard. The rooms at Hotel Riviera also feature a TV, a desk and free Wi-Fi access. The en suite bath..
3 Avenue Maréchal Sébastiani F - 20200 Bastia
Prix Prices from : 36 €
Hotel Univers dates from 1896 and is located in the centre of Bastia, just 100 metres from Saint Nicolas Square. It offers free Wi-Fi access, a 24-hour reception and bicycle storage facilities. The rooms at Hotel Univers are air-conditioned and incl..
45 Bd Général Graziani F - 20200 Bastia
Prix Prices from : 70 €
Located in the centre of Bastia, Hotel Bonaparte offers air-conditioned rooms and free Wi-Fi access. It is less than a 10-minute walk to the ferry port and a 5-minute walk to the train station. Rooms at Hotel Bonaparte are equipped with cable TV and..
6 r. Dragon F - 20200 Bastia
In this former oil mill, everything is inviting. The decor has exposed stones, beams, picturesque millstone and an olive press. The appetising menu features local veal and langoustine fished off Cap Corse. One of the best restaurants in Bastia.
av. Sampiero-Corso F - 20600 Bastia
This contemporary place serving meticulously prepared cuisine has an immaculate interior and lounge area. It serves an array of delicious dishes cooked up in the wok or a la plancha, all washed down with well-chosen Corsican wines.
pl. du Marché F - 20200 Bastia
A highly motivated young chef, a dynamic team - La Table made a fresh start in 2010 but has lost none of its charm. This pleasant culinary interlude offers extremely fresh fish and seafood, tasty, unpretentious dishes and a pretty terrace beneath the..
8 r. St-Michel F - 20200 Bastia
This restaurant's terrace is like a little corner of paradise, offering superb views of the sea. The decor is decidedly contemporary and the atmosphere is warm. The chef cooks up good Mediterranean fare, made with high quality fish and vegetables (of..
quai Sud, au Vieux-Port F - 20200 Bastia
This understated restaurant overlooks the many boats moored at the old port. This pleasant backdrop sets the tone of the cuisine, which gives pride of place to fresh seafood and fish. Indeed, three or four times a week, Huguette and her husband deal ..