With so much to see and do a car rental from Bastia Airport makes it all possible. In Bastia make sure to check out the historical Terra Vecchia and Terra Nova neighborhoods. The area around the citadel is also quite trendy and the the Old Town and Old Port are not to be missed. When you are ready to venture further afield take a drive to the fishing villages on the Cap Corse peninsula.
Besides its fun cities, many visitors come to Corsica to spend time in its beautiful nature. The island offers a multitude of opportunity for outdoor activities from hiking to kite-surfing and climbing. There are a number of fantastic beaches for sunbathing and swimming and the cities are fun for sightseeing. Some of the most popular beaches nearby Bastia that you can drive to are:
- the family friendly Moriani Beach via T11 and T10: 15 miles, about 35 minutes
- the dramatic views and rock clad coves of Plage de l'Arinella via T11: 10.4 miles, about 20 minutes