Citadel Bastia, St Florent, Cap Corse
Heritage | Saint Florent | Corsica
Built by the genoas at the same time than the city in 1440, the citadel dominates the gulf.
It was for a long time a strategic point in the mediterranean sea. Admiral Nelson, winner of Aboukir and Trafalgar, said by speaking of this one: " give me the gulf of Saint Florent, and I would prevent that a single vessel goes out of Marseille or Toulon ". Another proof of its strategic importance.
Bastia, St Florent, Cap Corse
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