Bonifacio, Corsica. FR

Bonifacio is a town and commune near the southern tip of the island of Corsica, in the département of Corse-du-Sud, France. It is located directly on the Mediterranean Sea, separated from Sardinia by the Strait of Bonifacio.

Bonifacio is split into two sections. The vieille ville (old town), or la Haute Ville (the Upper city, where most inhabitants live), on the site of a 9th century citadel. It is situated close to beaches and is the gateway to the Lavezzi Islands.

Things to See & Do

* Citadel
* Marina
* Old town area
* Lavezzi Islands

General Information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency – Euro (€)
Language – French
Land Area – 138.36 km²
Population - 3,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 33

Port Location – The port is located close to the town centre of Bonifacio.

Travel Links – The town is served by Figari airport (car or taxi required), and ferry service to Sardinia is available daily.