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Resort near Bastia please

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Resort near Bastia please

Hi there.

First time to Corsica! Would have liked to stay in Calvi but flights are quite expensive. Flights to Bastia however are much more affordable. Would like to stay somewhere with good choice of restaurants/tavernas and a snorkelling beach nearby (no car but public transport is fine) is a must. Any advice much appreciated.

Thanks

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1. Re: Resort near Bastia please

You are quite limited in your options. Have a look at Moriani Plage. It's on the main road, but has a very good beach and hotels and restaurants. It'hardly the real Corsica though!

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2. Re: Resort near Bastia please

If you don't plan on having a car, pay the extra whatever it is on the airfare and go to Calvi. Seriously!

Moriani Plage is pleasant enough - good try, aardvark10 - but it could be almost anywhere.

Or think again about having a car after all and come back here for lots of suggestions on where to go on this beautiful island.

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3. Re: Resort near Bastia please

Without a car, you are severely handicapped in Corsica. Getting around by bus is sketchy as best. Really check out the flight options and find a way to get to Calvi...

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4. Re: Resort near Bastia please

Hi, have you tried your fligth options to Ajaccio and Figari as well? To reiterate the above, visting Corsica without a car is not ideal (unless maybe you are in the Calvi region which has a train a beaches close to town) and you might be better off arriving in Ajaccio and taking a train to Calvi. Figari would be a relatively short taxi ride to either Porto Vecchio or Bonifacio.

Enjoy Corsica

VillaFanny-PortoVecchio

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5. Re: Resort near Bastia please

I agree with you all. Get away from Bastia. I am tired of telling people that public transport is poor to non existent in Corsica and a car is all but essential.

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6. Re: Resort near Bastia please

got to re iterate what the other replies have said the differance in the price of hiring a car against the saving

of a cheaper flight will make you no better also if you are from derbyshire if you fly from manchester to calvi you have good flight times so travel to and from the airport is no problem

once you get to your chosen accomadation you can then plan your trips

straw bear

7. Re: Resort near Bastia please

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