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Bastion de L'Etendard

Bonifacio, Corsica, France
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Bonfacio a gem in the Med.

having toured Corsica recently on a motorcycle, I was simply enthralled by this beautiful clifftop... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cork, Ireland
History and views

The entrance fee is only 2.5 euros which is good value. The site is large with excellent views of... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
John V
Tasmania, Australia
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Bonifacio, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

having toured Corsica recently on a motorcycle, I was simply enthralled by this beautiful clifftop village over looking the Med with the island of Sardinia to the south of it. In my humble opinion it is one of the most stunning part of Corsica which...More

Thank beegbutler
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The entrance fee is only 2.5 euros which is good value. The site is large with excellent views of Bonifacio and surrounding waters from different viewpoints. There are interpretative signs about the site which give you a glimpse into the history of Bonifacio and its...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 6 October 2017

There is a small charge to get in here but you wont regret it. Amazing views of the citadel and the surrounding area. Plenty of history about the fortification and just a really great attraction.

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 15 September 2017

You haven’t visited Bonifacio properly if you haven’t visited the Bastion de l’Etendard. It is that iconic fortress dominating the postcard views after all! It summarizes everything that Bonifacio stood for over the ages – it is the best way to understand the history of...More

1  Thank geckopoo
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a well spent 2.5€. Walk the ramparts of a citadel and admire the view of the port and inlet. Go down the stairs to learn about battles and history.

Thank DONHEL39
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Bonifacio is lovely but it does get crowded.We had an hour to pass before La Minute Moule opened for lunch.Well worth the €2.5 entrance fee just to escape the crowds but the history of the defence engineering of the city walls was excellent.Wonderful views as...More

Thank MDC214
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A very nice town in the old castle on the top of the hill. We visited it at a boar trip from Sardegna to Korsika. Very nice, lot of bars, shops etc. but as high the place is, as high the prices are. The view...More

Thank JMichelCM
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Nice and old city on the cliffs. many steps, but amazing view on the sea and on the sardinia. Many beautiful restaurants and shops and nice marina. Little bit overpriced parking :(

Thank Joll32
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is an excellent attraction - just 5 EU for two to visit and a brilliant set of picturesque vistas over the town and coast - you can then walk back down to the marina via an extensive set of steps - again with great...More

Thank Middletonmagic
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Interesting to discover the history of the fortifications of Bonifacio as well as spectacular views from the battlements and given it is only €2.50 to get in , good value

Thank Bradley M
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