Bastia Bastia, St Florent, Cap Corse
Towns | Bastia | Corsica
Bastia, which is the second city the most important and most populated with more than 40 000 inhabitants, is situated in the North of the Island.
For those having already visited Italy, when they get to the city by boat, they might have the strong feeling to arrive to Genoa. It can be explained by the fact that the city of Bastia was for several centuries under the influence and the Genoese domination. Having a rather favorable climate and possessing a geography which allies the sea and the mountain, Bastia is the main commercial city in particular thanks to its port. Furthermore, if the weather is clear, you will have the privilege to perceive the Elba Island, where was exiled Napoleon Ier.
Bastia, St Florent, Cap Corse
Rural life & villages