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Interesting place to visit even on a rainy day in October.

Beautiful view of the beaches, mountains and the city. The cathedral Jean-Baptiste is well worth... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
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Very interesting historically and commanding a superb view over the bay, beaches and the mountains... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view of the beaches, mountains and the city. The cathedral Jean-Baptiste is well worth visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barbschwarz
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Very interesting historically and commanding a superb view over the bay, beaches and the mountains and villages of the Balagne. The church is worth a visit, especially its 16th century crucifix.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PRS48
Reviewed 10 October 2018

It is well worth climbing to explore this fascinating citadel and there are some good coffee shops at the top!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We used to be a little suspicious to visit all "must sees" but are happy to have done this one. It takes a healthy climb to reach the Citadel but you are rewarded with a fantastic all around view of the city and the sea....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tibor T
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Lovely to walk around with great views across the sea to mountains. Walk up to the church at the top

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank f d
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Travelled here on the train on a Saurday in September. It was, the train, that is, very busy and it was duifficult to get seats. However definitely worth the trip and just to see guys from the French Foreign Legion.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David Patrick W
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We were taken on a guided tour. It is a steep climb but worth it for the wonderful views. We had quite a history lesson and it is most interesting. Not for the unfit or those with waljing difficulties.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joycesoar
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Calvi as part of a tour of Corsica and every town seems to have its own citadel. Like most of the others this one is on the top of a hill and does require a little stamina to climb the many steps but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank markn71
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Our cruise had docked off Calvi and we decided to have a climb up to the citadel to have a look around. It’s definitely worth the walk as the views are stunning and you can walk all the way round, as well as venturing down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lesleyw299
Reviewed 25 September 2018

It's a short uphill stretch, not too taxing even for me, to get to the citadel and it's worth it for (a) the beautiful views (b) the quaint streets and houses and (c) the icecream shop!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gcac_10
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