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Bonifacio Office de tourisme
rue Fred Scamaroni Bonifacio
20169

Tel:+33 (0)4 95 73 11 88
Fax:+33 (0)4 95 73 14 97

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Bonifacio sits at Corsica's southernmost tip on a limestone outcrop which affords some stunning views of the Mediterranean.  The town is split into two distinct areas.  The picturesque port is lined with cafes, bars, restaurants and chic boutiques and it is here you can catch a boat to neighbouring Sardinia and the islands of Lavezzi and Cavallo

In sharp contrast, the Citadel (also known as 'VilleHaute') rises up from the port and was built by the Genoese at the end of the 12th century.  Here you'll find the ruins of a Franciscan monastery and the Eglise Ste-Majeure built in the 14th century.

Walkers will be rewarded with fantastic cliff top marked routes and for those who prefer to sit back and relax, Bonifacio's sandy coves to the north of the Bonifacio Sound will surely delight.

What to See - Bonifacio Attractions

Rue des Empereurs
Citadel, Bonifacio 20169
where Charles V and Napoleon once slept (houses no 4 & 7 respectively)

Place du Marche
Bonifacio 20169
the spot in the Citadel for great sea views

Escalier du Roi d'Aragon
southwest corner of the citadel, Bonifacio 20169
the 187 steps were built by the King of Aragon's troops during the battle of 1420
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Apr-Sep

Grand Bastion
Bonifacio 20169
visit the Grand Bastion which is situated above the Porte de Genes dating back to 1598 and the entrance to the Citadel
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Apr-Sep

Vedettes Christina
from the Marina, Bonifacio 20169
run boat trips to Iles de Lavezzi & Grottes du Sdragonato
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Jun-Sep | Tel: +33 (0)4 95 73 09 77

Phare de Pertusato
Bonifacio 20169
a lighthouse that sits on the tip of the headland

Plage de la Catena & Plage de L'Arinella
Bonifacio 20169
sandy coves to the north of Bonifacio Sound