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 headland..
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..
place St-Nicolas F - 20200 Bastia
Open onto the port, this 300-metre esplanade is surrounded by a line of plane and palm trees and high lauze-covered houses. Note the bas-reliefs on the monument to the dead representing the vocero, the Corsican mourning song. The statue of Napoleon d..
Avenue Jean Zuccarelli F - 20200 Bastia
Prix Prices from : 71 €
The BEST WESTERN Corsica Hotels Bastia Centre is ideally located only 900 meters from the harbor, the city center, shops, restaurants, pubs and events, and the typically Mediterranean area of le Vieux Port. Enjoy a visit to the historic monuments of ..
43 Boulevard Paoli F - 20200 Bastia
Prix Prices from : 55 €
Hôtel Napoléon is located in Bastia, just 200 metres from Saint-Nicolas Square, the Old Port and the citadel. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi access. The contemporary rooms at Hôtel Napoléon are individually decorated and air conditioned. Each room offe..
9 Avenue Marechal Sebastiani F - 20200 Bastia
Set in the heart of Bastia, Les Voyageurs offers a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and bar. It is a 14-minute walk from the Port, where ferries to Italy leave daily and Arinella Beach is an 8-minute drive away. All rooms are air-conditioned and f..
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..
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.
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 ..