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Calvi Citadel

Calvi, Corsica, France
+33 6 73 01 64 72
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Nice citadel

Genovese built in the 15th century, the walls are today covered by cactuses and fig trees... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brilliant views

Climb up to the citadel and take in the brilliant views. Then wander the streets before going back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Calvi, Corsica, France
+33 6 73 01 64 72
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Genovese built in the 15th century, the walls are today covered by cactuses and fig trees. Excellent views of the bay and the cap.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 1 week ago

Climb up to the citadel and take in the brilliant views. Then wander the streets before going back down to the seafront to relax with a coffee to watch the world go by.

Thank Maharg2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely town with this very beautiful citadel to explore. Worth time to wonder around amazing views, and lovely little eateries and shops. Lots of history with well marked out trail to explore. We were lucky enough to visit when there was a music and dance...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite beautiful. Ancient, imposing, and magnificent views of sea and mountains. I'll let the pictures speak for themselves.

Thank HoraceHedgehog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to wander with some spectacular panoramic view points in almost every direction. A must do in calvi.

Thank ChiefsBTB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the C alvi Citadel and it was just as enjoyable as our first. Anyone visiting needs to be reasonably fit as the pathways and steps up to the very top are quite steep and require a reasonable amount of...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 11 September 2017

It is almost incredible that this building could have been done without any modern machinery and techniques. The walk up to the ramparts is well worth while. Whilst there, make time to look into the cathedral and to see the more modern buildings (c. 1800!)...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We visited with friends- it's historic, calm, gives an impression of understanding the spirit of the place.

Thank Morgenstern8
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here whilst on a day trip to Calvi. Views are nice from the top but unfortunately the place smells of urine. Not pleasant on a hot day.

Thank Mangoes21
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Dropped of here from our Cruuse Ship at Calvi... beautiful marina and beach.. nice shopping area... take some cash as drinks can be pricey .., just like in Paris. This island does belong to France anc the language us French. Climbed the Citadel... can be...More

Thank Steve S
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