Bastia
Bastia

Bastia

Bastia is a picturesque Corsican city with a pinch of originality.

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Scheduled flights

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BASTIA-PORETTA

From 13/04/2019 to 31/08/2019

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BASTIA-PORETTA

From 04/06/2019 to 29/09/2019

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BASTIA-PORETTA

From 24/06/2019 to 31/08/2019

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5 good reasons to go

Lush nature just outside Bastia
Lush nature just outside Bastia
The Corsican town and its region are a real haven for nature-lovers. Beaches, rocky inlets, gardens and nature reserves are scattered through the craggy landscape. The hinterland is home to vineyards, producing Corsican wines. The wine route winds adventurously around the island.
Walking through the old towns
Walking through the old towns
Travelling to Bastia via a flight from Bordeaux means going on a trip through history. Terra Vecchia, the port, and Terra Nova, the citadel, make up the two old parts of town. There you can explore the Romieu gardens, Governors’ Palace, Saint-Jean-Baptiste church and Saint-Nicolas Square - some of Bastia’s many treasures.
Enchanting beaches
Enchanting beaches
Renowned for its beaches, Corsica is a dream destination. So book your flight to Bastia today! The sand or pebble beaches are there for you to relax on, in a postcard-like setting.
Activities for everyone
Activities for everyone
Be it alone, with friends or family, you can discover Bastia and its surroundings while enjoying numerous activities. Horse-riding, hikes, deep-sea diving, open-roof bus tours, 4x4 excursions, parachute jumps, boat rides, etc. The island has so much to offer.
Corsica’s regional delicacies
Corsica’s regional delicacies
Corsica’s gastronomy is filled with intense flavours. Cured meats, cheeses and seafood are at the heart of the island’s cuisine. Bastia is no exception, with its delicious sardines stuffed with brocciu cheese. The dishes are serves with local wines from Bastia’s hinterland. Lots of flavours for your taste buds to enjoy!

To see / do

Culture and history

A citadel filled with surprises

A citadel filled with surprises

The citadel and its palace were initially built when the Genoese Governors arrived in the 15th century. The palace used to be the Governors’ abode, but is now home to Bastia’s History Museum. After visiting it, you can walk around the ramparts and Saint Mary’s church. The richly decorated church is one of the most beautiful in Bastia.

The largest Corsican church

The largest Corsican church

Even visitors who have no particular interest in religious heritage will be charmed by this Baroque construction. Built in the 17th century, the Saint John the Baptist church towers over the Terra Vecchia area, near the port. It is the largest in Corsica. Its marble work, paintings, sculptures and organ are remarkable.

Spectacular natural heritage

A natural gem is located 8 km to the South of Bastia: the Biguglia lake. This nature reserve spread out over close to 2,000 hectares is perfect for observing local fauna and flora. Bird-watching enthusiasts will love it, as the reserve counts over 250 species! The eco-museum is a good starting point for walking around the lake.

Outings

An old, lively port

An old, lively port

The old port is perfect for lively evening events or a tasty meal. Bars and restaurants boast beautiful terraces which offer a unique setting to admire the sunset. Boats float along the docks, the citadel watches over the entrance and the Saint John the Baptist church towers can be seen up above the market square.

A home-cooked meal at U Paisanu

Are you looking for a friendly, typical restaurant? U Paisanu will delight your taste buds with its authentic cuisine. The products served there are all local, and the delicious cured meats are all home-made. Enjoy a Corsican meal in a tradition setting.

Gastronomy

Corsican sardines

Seaside towns such as Bastia serve a lot of fish and seafood. One of Corsica’s specialities is sardines stuffed with brocciu. The sardines are stuffed with a mixture made of Corsican cheese, egg, chives and garlic. They are then rolled and cooked. To be eaten hot, with a glass of Corsican wine.

Panzarotti, festival fritters

Panzarotti, festival fritters

These little fritters are traditionally served during the Saint Joseph Festival on 19 March. Saint Joseph is one of Bastia’s patron saints. Panzarotti are made with chickpea flour and flavoured with orange blossom and lemon. A Corsican delight. Another variant exists, replacing the chickpea flour with rice!

Practical information

Flight duration

1h45

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Currency

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Distance

839 km

Average temperature

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18°C (max 26°C)

Summer

25°C (max 30°C)

Autumn

15°C (max 23°C)

Winter

10°C (max 15°C)

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