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Calvi Citadel

Calvi, Corsica, France
+33 6 73 01 64 72
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Tip for visiting the 'haute ville'

It gets so hot that we decided to set off early to see the old quarter before 8am. I am so glad... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Linda P
London, United Kingdom
Something to do for half an hour

It's worth doing for the views. I wouldn't go there for food etc as although there are a few... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emsworth, United Kingdom
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Calvi, Corsica, France
+33 6 73 01 64 72
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Reviewed yesterday

It gets so hot that we decided to set off early to see the old quarter before 8am. I am so glad that we did, because not only was it cooler and more comfortable to climb the steps, but there were no tourists around and...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's worth doing for the views. I wouldn't go there for food etc as although there are a few restaurants there they are in the middle so not great views and horrendously over priced.

Thank Harry760
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place historic with restraints and the best views across the bay and mountains Visited at sunset then had dinner looking over the bay

Thank steve c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Citadel dominates the skyline of Calvi and can be seen from pretty much every area. It is very historic and beautiful - a must see place. The cobbled streets are beautiful and there were lots of little alleyways to wander down. There are a...More

Thank Chloe D
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Great views, beautiful cathedral. Some glaciers for a nice treat. Beautiful cobblestone streets, rock walls, trees! Just gorgeous!

Thank pickychiclet
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Nice 30 minutes walk, max.... just alleyways, but with great views of the port and the bay. Worthwhile but short... take a stroll to the port after.

Thank MontrealErt
Reviewed 25 April 2017

So much history and unbelieveable views. There are some restaurants up the top but they are mainly open at night.

Thank Tracey Y
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Calvi has something for everyone , we enjoyed a week exploring Calvi and the surrounding area. Its fun but expensive .

Thank hmunro321
Reviewed 16 April 2017

THe engineering achievements are phenomenal, to build such a fort is certainly something to admire. The views are beautiful, but maybe after days of traveling Corsica's coasts and mountains we got a bit spoiled..... Besides that there is really nothing special about the citadel.

Thank Amnon F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is an interesting site but is mostly a structure without a lot of historical info. Combine it with a visit to the port and some time on the stunning beach.

Thank Ian T
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