Top Choice Historic Site in Bonifacio & Around


Much of Bonifacio’s charm comes from strolling the citadel’s shady streets, several spanned by arched aqueducts designed to collect rainwater to fill the communal cistern opposite Église Ste-Marie Majeure. From the …
Museum in Bonifacio & Around

Bastion de l’Étendard

Inside the citadel’s old gateway, the Porte de Gênes, is the 13th-century Bastion de l’Étendard, which houses a small historical museum exploring Bonifacio’s past.
Historic Site in Bonifacio & Around

Escalier du Roi d’Aragon

This impressive staircase cuts down the southern cliff-face of Bonifacio. Legend says its 187 steep steps were carved in a single night by Aragonese troops during the siege of 1420, only for troops to be rebuffed by…
Island in Bonifacio & Around

Îles Lavezzi

Paradise! This protected clutch of uninhabited islets were made for those who love nothing better than splashing in tranquil lapis-lazuli waters. The 65-hectare Île Lavezzi, which gives its name to the whole archipe…