Église St-Jean Baptiste
This dramatic twin-towered church rises majestically above the Vieux Port waterfront. Viewed from the Citadelle above, it makes for one...
Chapelle de l’Immaculée Conception
Don’t miss the baroque Chapelle de l’Immaculée Conception, with its elaborately painted barrel-vaulted ceiling; it briefly served as the...
A spiderweb of narrow lanes, Terra Vecchia is Bastia’s heart and soul. Shady place de l’Hôtel de Ville hosts a lively morning market on...
This relative newcomer overlooking Bastia's Vieux Port earns kudos from locals for its scrumptious market-fresh cuisine. Gaze at the...
Vieux Port information
Bastia’s Vieux Port is ringed by pastel-coloured tenements and buzzy brasseries, as well as the twin-towered Église St-Jean Baptiste . The best views of the harbour are from the Citadelle or from the hillside park of Jardin Romieu , reached via a gorgeous old stately staircase that twists uphill from the waterfront.