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It's a short uphill stretch, not too taxing even for me, to get to the citadel and it's worth it... read more

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The climb to the Citadel is worth it for the views alone as well as the birthplace (alleged) of... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

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!

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Reviewed yesterday

The climb to the Citadel is worth it for the views alone as well as the birthplace (alleged) of Christopher Columbus. Sadly the main attraction for me - the regimental museum of the 2nd battalion of the Foreign Legion - was closed!

Thank nicholasfI7659MO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk and good guiding with audio device in four languages. Very nice place to take a swim from the rocks below facing the beautiful bay.

Thank Anna-Carin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wander around the cobbled streets and took in the wonderful views. Plenty of guide marks to help you take in all the sights

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enchanting landscape, Calvi is called Balagne, with varied contours, ranging from mountainous reliefs rich in picturesque villages to the languid beaches of the coast, a privileged destination for tourists.

Thank Tittianto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful place in a wonderful place. Calvi is wonderful but was terribly warm on my first visit there(it will not be my last) It has a ll the charms of the French Riviera and the the quirkiness of the small town all in one....More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Citadel dominates the corner of Calvi that overlooks the port and sea and you need to be prepared for a steep hike up through stairways and narrow passages. Once you've reached the main square there is the Cathedrale St-Jean-Baptiste and on the north side...More

Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cobbled streets. Excellent views every 20 meters. Great atmosphere. Interesting Foreign Legion 2 REP exhibition when entering. Best soldiers you can meet

Thank thierry s
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had fairly low expectations having read some of the other reviews on here, but we were really pleasantly surprised - it is like a little hamlet up there, with restaurants and a couple of little shops, and of course wonderful views over Calvi. Our...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

brilliant views. wonderful historical buildings. great to get away from all the hustle and bustle of the town.

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