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Bastia is a port city located on the northern tip of Corsica, a French island in the Mediterranean Sea. The city is known for its beautiful old town, citadel, and harbour. Visitors can enjoy exploring the winding streets of the Terra Vecchia, the old town, which is filled with shops, restaurants, and historical sites. The citadel, Terra Nova, offers stunning views of the city and the harbour. Bastia has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. This makes it a great destination to visit year-round. If you enjoy outdoor activities, you can go hiking, biking, or swimming in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Airports near Bastia

Reach Bastia your way. You can easily travel to Bastia using any of these 4 airports.

Bastia-Poretta Airport

This is the closest international airport to Bastia, located just 17 kilometres south of the city centre. It offers direct flights to several major European cities, including Paris, Marseille, Nice, and Rome.


Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte Airport

Although not as close as Bastia-Poretta Airport, Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte Airport is still within a reasonable driving distance from Bastia, approximately 150 kilometres away. It serves as a regional airport with connections to various European destinations, such as Paris, Lyon, and Brussels.


Calvi-Sainte-Catherine Airport

Situated around 90 kilometres west of Bastia, Calvi-Sainte-Catherine Airport is another regional airport that can be reached by a scenic drive. It offers flights to several French cities, including Paris, Marseille, and Nice.


Figari-Sud Corse Airport

Although a bit further away, Figari-Sud Corse Airport is a viable option for travellers heading to Bastia. Located approximately 180 kilometres south of Bastia, it serves as a regional airport with connections to major French cities like Paris, Marseille, and Lyon.

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Things to do in Bastia

With a wide variety of attractions in Bastia, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

La Citadelle

This Genoese citadel is a must-see for any visitor to Bastia. Perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Old Port, it offers stunning views of the city and the surrounding coastline. Visitors can explore the ramparts, the Governors' Palace (now the Bastia Museum), and the Oratory of the Sainte Croix Brotherhood.

Vieux Port (Old Port)

The Old Port is the heart of Bastia. It's a lively place with a variety of bars, restaurants, and shops. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the harbour, watch the fishing boats come and go, or take a boat trip to explore the coastline. The 17th-century Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church with its twin towers is also located here.

Musée de Bastia (Bastia Museum)

The Bastia Museum is housed in the Governors' Palace within the Citadel. It tells the story of Bastia and Corsica, from prehistoric times to the present day. The museum's collection includes archaeological artefacts, paintings, sculptures, and furniture.