Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Bonifacio, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.8 km
Ascend 103 m
Descend 94 m

Explore Bonifacio in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Sight 1: Phare de la Madonetta

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The Madonetta lighthouse is located west of Bonifacio in southern Corsica. It marks the entrance to the Bonifacio Gully from the west facing the Pointe du Timon, to the east.

Wikipedia: Phare de la Madonetta (FR)

444 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Le Gouvernail

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The Rudder of Corsica is a rock in the south of Corsica. Digzed in the rock in 1880, it allows you to monitor the port of Bonifacio, a passage provides access to a mouth on fire during the interwar period. 168 steps descend into the stone and lead to a rock which offers a view of the Bouches de Bonifacio and Sardinia. It bears this name because of its shape, which recalls a sketch.

Wikipedia: Gouvernail de la Corse (FR)

781 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 3: Église Saint-Dominique

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Église Saint-Dominique de Bonifacio is a church in Bonifacio, Corse-du-Sud, southeastern Corsica. It is the largest church on the island.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Dominique de Bonifacio (EN)

243 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: King Aragon's steps.

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The King of Aragon's Staircase is a staircase carved into the limestone cliff of Bonifacio, a commune in Corsica, France.

Wikipedia: Escalier du roi d'Aragon (FR), Website

339 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Sainte-Marie Majeure

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Église Sainte-Marie-Majeure de Bonifacio is a Roman Catholic church in Bonifacio, Corse-du-Sud, southeastern Corsica. The building was classified as a Historic Monument in 1982. It was built in the 12-13th century.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Marie-Majeure de Bonifacio (EN)


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