Attractions

Historic Site in Corte

Citadel

Jutting out above the Tavignano and Restonica Rivers, and the cobbled alleyways of the Haute Ville, the citadel’s oldest part is the château – known as the Nid d’Aigle, meaning ‘Eagle’s Nest’ – built in 1419. The 19…
Viewpoint in Corte

Belvédère

For stunning views of the city, the citadel and surrounding valleys without paying the citadel/museum admission charge, head to the belvédère (viewing platform) south of the citadel, reached via a signposted stairca…
Museum in Corte

Museu di a Corsica

A definite must-see for anyone interested in Corsica’s culture, this museum houses an outstanding exhibition on Corsican traditions, crafts, agriculture and anthropology. The building has two main galleries, with a …
Square in Corte

Place Gaffory

From the citadel, meander downhill to place Gaffory, a lively square lined with restaurants and cafes and dominated by the 15th-century Église de l’Annonciation. The walls of nearby houses are pock-marked with bulle…
Street in Corte

Cours Paoli

A gentle wander along the main strip makes a pleasant prelude to an aperitif or a fine meal at one of the town’s good restaurants. Start from place Paoli, Corte’s focal point, which is dominated by a statue of Pasca…