Bonifacio Citadel
Bonifacio Citadel
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Pawel P
Corsica, France2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
beautiful city… but city ​​police agent on scuter very rude and bad mannered, very bad image of the city, residents and unfortunately reproduced a bad Corsican image 🙁🙁🙁
Written 28 August 2023
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Raoul Rongen
Sittard, The Netherlands1,230 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
On of the most touristic places of Corsica and I understand why. The location on the most south part of the island is quite unique. High on the beautiful cliffs is the old part (citadel) of the town located. At the lower part there is the beautiful marina with large yachts and the boulevard.
Both on the boulevard as in the citadel there are a lot of restaurants. At the boulevard you can watch the beautiful ships and in the citadel you can stroll through the steep alleys and enjoy the old buildings. Along the citadel wall you have a beautiful view on the sea and the cliffs.
It is a pity the cars allowed in parts of the citadel and a part of the citadel consists of parking lots. That is different to citadel (old towns) at other cities.
Written 6 August 2023
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Graciela B
25 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Friends
While the Bonifacio Citadel is really a photo op, perched on beautiful cliffs with extraordinary views, it is virtually a ghost town in late fall, Winter and spring. Simply no food other than at the Xmas Market, in a very crowded small area, no groceries store, and lnly a few stores open. It simply contents itself with catering to late spring- early fall tourism. It should look to Porto Veccio as an example of reduced but alive during the off season.
Written 18 December 2022
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Samhainn22
123 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Magnificent old town, stunning views, fascinating history, delicious food, excellent shops, endless places to explore
Written 14 October 2022
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CALIFORNIAN
3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
DON'T GO IF YOU ARE AMERICAN!! I have not felt so afraid, and attacked, and picked on and mistreated since before 9/11 ....they hate Americans, and they told me so everywhere I went. They yelled at us, insulted us, refused us service, swore at us and made us feel afraid and terrible. Not a good place to spend hard earned vacation dollars....buyer beware...just do not go! finally I just wanted to get on the boat and leave and I sat in the shade by myself to wait for my boat and the owner of the ferry service came out and said: get off my deck! and others were sitting there, so I asked him why? and he said: because you are a "F'ing" American.......at that point I was in tears.......terrible experience.....came so far to feel so terrible.......
Written 29 August 2022
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Mariya Petrova
356 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Taking the way up the hill might be challenging but the excitement to reach the top and the many beautiful small streets with restaurants, shops are worth the efforts.
You can check some souvenirs around the port.
Must taste the french bread served
And going back is less tricky.
Take the ferry between Sardinia and Bonifacio
Written 1 July 2022
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Malgorzata
12,091 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
A short but challenging walk to the medieval citadel. Challenging because of the steep climb to its entrance. Once you get to the top it is hard to be disappointed. The views are breathtaking. The citadel is beautiful even though it is crumbling in places. There are enough shops and restaurants to entertain most visitors. Very picturesque little streets.
Written 30 June 2022
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P Bailey
Manchester, UK644 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
From Hotel Solemare it is a short but challenging walk to the medieval citadel. Challenging because of the steep climb to its entrance. Those who have any impairment preventing them from walking or honest enough to admit that they are carrying more than a few excess pounds should consider the mini train - yes the train is very Disney but it beats a defibrillator followed by cardiac massage.

Once you get to the top it is hard to be disappointed. The citadel is beautiful even though it is crumbling in places. There are enough shops and restaurants to entertain most visitors. Churches and a cemetery make up other attractions. I did say cemetery it is a sight to behold and very photogenic.
Written 7 June 2022
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david s
netanya, israel514 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
This impressive citadel, dominating the town's skyline was very interesting to visit, especially for history buffs. It is well signed and if one follows the numbers of the various sections, the entire citadel can be viewed, where in many places there ar views of the sea. Looking down to the bay and the magnificent marina is breathtaking. The entrance fee includes also "the stairs of the Aragon king", 187 very steep stairs from the midtown to the sea level. Not a must, especially for elderly people, as these are 15th-century stairs, each of about 40 cm high. A helmet is required to go down.
Written 6 June 2022
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Diana P
Buenos Aires, Argentina37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Solo
Bonifacio is a charming place with narrow streets, lovely restaurants and stunning views. The ferry from Sicily allows you to enjoy the beautiful bouches of Bonifacio.
Written 25 April 2022
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