Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), Bonifacio

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According to legend, Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps) was carved from the steep cliff in a single night during Alfonso V's siege of the town in 1420. In fact, it was constructed earlier by an older Franciscan monk, who devised an easy access to the water source and the cave at the base of their monastery. The staircase leads to the sea, offering you a unique opportunity to swim at the foot of the cliffs. By boat, you can see the stairway all the way up the side of a cliff that looks like a hollow tube in the stone. You can walk the entire 187 steps, inclined at an angle of 45 degrees, overlooking the sea. Work out when and for how long to visit Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps) and other Bonifacio attractions using our handy Bonifacio itinerary planner.
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  • It's an essential physical activity of Bonifacio. Avoid to come in stiletto heel or tap. In some places is wet and so slippery. We did it in April and I found it quite nice because it did not cap or overpopulation. Of course, he must bring a camera to capture all of this.
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  • Visit nice and good sport with toddler. Good for buttocks and cardio. Walk in the fresh in the rock at the top of a turquoise sea or bathes the sea urchins.
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  • Place of bonifacio but you need a good breath for the recovery of markets and privileged visit in the morning for freshness.
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  • A must-visit in Bonifacio! A bit steep, but beautiful views!
  • Nice view and spot to take some great photos.
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  • When we were in Bonifacio, by ferry from Santa Teresa, unfortunately we did not know of the staircase. Anyway my judgment I do ' from above ... Peace and health.
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