Small town perched on a hill overlooking the sea Corsica, Bastia is a lively city with many strengths. Inhabited since ancient times, the city has always been appreciated by anglers and visitors looking for a haven of peace in the heart of a wonderful region. The citadel was built in 1480 and surrounded the new city of Bastia, then renowned Terra Nova. The old fishing port that was originally was, he renamed Terra Vecchia. From the late 18th century, the town expanded further north, and today it is home to nearly 50,000 Bastiacci.
Saint Exupéry said that 'The sun has so much love with the sea, they eventually give birth Corsica.' Here, everything is mixed and the senses are awakened. Historic architecture of the past loaded, narrow streets in which rub basil and wild flowers, sandy beaches and warm turquoise water, small vineyards in the hills and valleys a little further ... everything is there to make your stay in Corsica a special and unforgettable moment.
Bastia offers many upgraded for bathing children and adults beaches. Or pebble beaches of fine sand, the choice available to you.
Many Corsican specialties fly turn the spotlight on the farmer's market on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Wine with subtle aromas, delicious meats, fresh fruits and vegetables, olive products, breads and homemade jams generous necessarily find a place in your cart.
Enjoy a free day at the beach to stroll along the streets of the old town. You will meet narrow houses with multicolored facades, decrepit building showing many windows, or are quiet in the shade of mulberry places. Art lovers will enjoy strolling along the quiet streets that are home to many small shops. During your trip, do not forget to take a ride on the harbor. You will have a breathtaking view of the citadel and city buildings with colorful facades.
Sports enthusiasts will find Bastia all the ingredients for a successful holiday. Sea sports (catamaran, sailing, windsurfing ...), freshwater sports (canyoning, kayaking, climbing, ...), land sports (hiking, mountain biking, quad, 4x4, ...) or in sports air (paragliding, parachuting, microlight, ...) meet here in Bastia. You only have to choose from!
During your stay in rental Bastia, do not miss:
- The village of Cardo, just 5 minutes from Bastia, which dates from the Middle Ages and offers spectacular views of the city and its bay.
- The Palace of the Governors, built just after the fortifications in 1380.
- The Cove Ficajola, where many sailors wet their anchor. Its sandy beach and its idyllic setting make it a major attraction of the city.
Your Holidays on the Island of Beauty will be meaningless if you do not initially enjoy the charm of Bastia. Whether you arrive by sea or by air, it will be your harbor. Why go further while everyone chBorgo, a medieval village in the north-east of Corsica in the department of Haute-Corse, just 15 kilometers from Bastia. Enjoy the diverse landscape between sea, mountains and lagoons can practice many outdoor activities, in a pleasant climate throughout the year.
Summer or winter, Borgo is an ideal destination for a family holiday on either the diversity of leisure and sports activities it offers (biking, tree climbing course ...). You also have the opportunity to try a variety of water activities if you choose a vacation rental in Borgo (windsurfing, surfing, jet skiing ...) thanks to its beaches stretching over 10 kilometers of fine golden sand .
Treat yourself to a memorable trip with family or friends in the heart of the nature reserve Biguglia, which is the largest of Corsica. You will be charmed by its exceptional biodiversity, fauna comprising more than 120 species and flora with a luxuriant vegetation that guarantees a relaxing and quiet unusual.
Borgo is also a typical historical heritage of Haute Corse still preserved to visit. Let yourself be seduced by the Corsican architecture of houses and streets. Do not leave without visiting the parish church of the Annunciation of the seventeenth century historical monument. Borgo welcomes you in an authentic setting and offers a wide and diverse range of accommodation comfort for your holidays in Corsica .. Satisfy your expectations by renting a nice vacation a few meters from the beach and only 15 km from Gulf of Saint Florent. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Tyrrhenian Sea