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Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps)

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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€2.50 for a single ticket

This is an interesting place. I liked the history, but there were several other steps to the water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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interesting exercise 189 steps down and up over 60 meter

whole BONIFACIO is one great picture ; this spot is one of them . at the end of the day beautiful... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Once used to carry water to the citadel, these 187 steps carved into the limestone cliff now take visitors from the city down to the sea. In the winter, the king of aragon steps open only the morning to monday to friday ( 11h-12h) and when the...more
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Bonifacio, Corsica, France
+33 4 95 73 11 88
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 August 2010

185 steps full of history...or rather, legend. It is said that the soldiers of the Crown of Aragon tried to conquer Corsica climbing those steps. They found a terrible resistance and unlike Sardinia, they couldn't make it and had to leave. The reality is that...More

2  Thank JuanPedro
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 July 2014

You are looking for some exercise? No problem, just take the stairs and have fun! The view and location as a such is not really worth it.

1  Thank Sebastien C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting place. I liked the history, but there were several other steps to the water that were free. Not sure it is worth it, but they are well maintained. I took the free steps at the entrance to the Citadella!😁

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Reviewed 13 October 2018

whole BONIFACIO is one great picture ; this spot is one of them . at the end of the day beautiful sky colours ; latest entry 18,30 dont miss restaurant right at begin of stairs ; good basic fresh fish dinner and beautiful sea view

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

We bought a combined ticket with the Bastion. €2.50 for the Bastion and an extra Euro for the steps. Once you’re down the 187 steps, you can walk along the path a bit to the west for some nice views of the sea. It’s a...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The steps are bigger than on your home staircase and they are not evenly spaced. And because they are so steep you really do need a firm grip on the handrail. And all the way down in the back of your mind is the fact...More

Thank travelaussiefamily
Reviewed 28 September 2018

There is an entrance fee for the stairs. And there are almost 200 steep stairs to climb down....not to bad, but then up again. It is rather strenuous. But the view is spectacular.

Thank umcpastor
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience to climb over 180 massive steps. To go down its breath taking,but to get back is a mission. Please bear in mind to have some water with you at all time as its very very difficult to climb up, especially if outside...More

Thank 493mildam
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The 187 steps dug into the face of the rock are quite an experience. If you are not bothered by the exercise then it is well worth it. After descending you can walk quite a long way (5 minutes) along the pathway in the side...More

2  Thank Travel_addict13_10
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Go early to avoid the heat and crowds! Certainly not to be missed. A must see! Take plenty of water. Going down kills the knees!

Thank Linstev111
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to do a strenuous climb in a short amount of time! It's worth it for the beautiful views. It costs €2.50 to enter and it's definitely worth it. Perhaps not if you're afraid of heights though.

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The stairs were well signposted so we got there easily. The lady in the ticket office didn't mention the joint ticket which includes the bastion - I had to ask upon seeing a leaflet. The stairs were good fun and a good work out for...More

Thank Kellie H
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Jean P
23 May 2016|
Response from LittleSimpleTreats | Reviewed this property |
If your starting point is Bonifacio town,it is easily accessible by walk
6 April 2015|
Response from Jessy83400 | Reviewed this property |
Normaly the steps are open from april to the end of october! If you need more informations you should contact the tourist office :)
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