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Citadelle Saint Florent, Saint Florent
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Overlooking the sea, round, white, Citadelle Saint Florent is a stark fortress built in 1440 that strategically protects the rear of Bastia and the rich agricultural area to the sea. You can walk up the Genoese citadel to the old sanctuary where the Treviso people carried preserved relics of Saint-Florent from the 12th century to avoid their pillage by the Saracens. Contemporary art adorns the walls during the summer months to display a connection between the historical and modern perspectives of Corsica. Take a look at our Saint Florent trip generator to schedule your visit to Citadelle Saint Florent and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Is beautifully illuminated in the dark, beautiful looks with water, adds color to a small town. More unfortunately, have nothing to say:)
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  • Beautiful view from all sides and pretty purpose of walk in the old city, with access off period very quiet seaside. Don't hesitate to go around the Citadel to see the brands of the battles, even if the accesses are bit engaging. The tour can work up an appetite before a stop at one of the nearby terraces.
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  • Saint Florent is a quaint village, offering views very interesting. The Citadel is located at its Summit. The construction is not particularly interesting, among other immersed in complete neglect. However the panorama all around is really magnificent.
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  • After a nice walk in the country, a beautiful sight. Peace and health.
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  • Cute.
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  • Beautiful place, beautiful view
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