Authentic Bastia, beween the sea and the mountains A charming, baroque and cultural city, considered a historic gem. When discovering Bastia, you will be surprised by its ageing facades marked sometimes by its past, sometimes by its colourful awnings ... a true dazzling contrast. You never get tired of looking at the drying laundry in the windows, each whiff of wind transports you to elsewhere bathed in sunshine. City of art and history, capital of the baroque, timeless, lively and contemporary, it abounds in mystery, inviting you to discover this enigmatic Bastia. Guessing its memories and its soul, piercing its secrets, another way to discover Bastia. Terra Nova, a major tourist attraction, is home to its citadel. Enjoy the charm of its narrow, cobbled streets and the hypnotic panorama of Terra Vecchio. Stroll along the Old Port, enjoy a black coffee on the Market Square stroll along the unmistakable Place Saint-Nicolas and its bourgeois buildings, another way to discover Bastia.