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Cool old port with lots of restaurants and cafes

This is a neat old port and very active during high season. It is very picturesque and is a nice... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Decoamie
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Washington, DC
Nice location for a dinner while watching the ferries arrive and leave.

Restaurants along the quail of the old harbour offer a variety of menus and desserts. It's a... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
barbschwarz
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Huaraz, Peru
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

This is a neat old port and very active during high season. It is very picturesque and is a nice place to stroll. Grab a coffee or a glass of wine, or better yet, have a lunch or dinner. Some restaurants also serve breakfast. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Restaurants along the quail of the old harbour offer a variety of menus and desserts. It's a beautiful spot to watch the day light fade.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barbschwarz
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Go at night, sit near the boats on the walkway pull above the sea water, the cold breeze will hit you fine, Peace

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NBhatia09
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Many happy hours can be spent here, people watching, boat spotting and to admire the fabulous history of the area. A must. !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank angela j
Reviewed 27 September 2018

The Old Port in Bastia is alive with Restaurants, it is so qaint with all the boats it can be a little unsteady in places with the cobbled stones so best ware flat footware! there is a stand where you can book boat trips out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank heather d
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

On our recent visit to corsica, we often walked by the old port. Always full of vessels of all sizes including the French customs boats. Axel boat leaves from here and there is a small desk I suppose you would call it where trips can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We ate and drank here and it's just a charming port to sit and watch the world go by in. Nice walking the walls to the lighthouses to watch the boats go by.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Surrounded by old buildings some in very poor condition. Nice area for a drink or dinner in the evening. Expensive area though. A must see

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Not really something that you visit, but more so pass by. Located in the center of town and is surrounded by coffee shops and restaurants.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

The harbor is nice and clean. Plenty of cafes and restaurants. On Sunday morning large flee market, fish market not far away.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark D
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Unless you have a car I did find the city beautiful
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Response from Trish W | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car from the airport but I think there is a car hire near the ferry terminal I think it is ' Europcar' which is who we used when we rented from the airport
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