Corte Citadel

Corte, France

A small town in the heart of Corsica, Corte was the capital of the island (from 1755-1769 under Pasquale Paoli). Jutting out above the Tavignano and Restonica Rivers, and the cobbled alleyways of the Haute Ville, the citadel’s oldest part is the château – known as the Nid d’Aigle (Eagle’s Nest) – built in 1419. The 19th-century barracks now houses the tourist office and the Museu di a Corsica, a must-see for Corsica culture buffs. It’s a joint admission for the museum and citadel.

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Rue du Donjon, Corte, France
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Teja Škarja Jeraj (5 months ago)
Otherwise a nice museum, and the Citadel has a great view over the town, but if you don't speak French or Corse, the museum is simply not worth visiting because there are no displays written in English.
Ирина Могилева (4 years ago)
Very nice museum that does not pretend to be the world top. Interesting exhibition that narrates about Corsico origin, good collection of maps. The view from the fortress is marvelous!
Rene Renegade (4 years ago)
Nice view from up there... Museum for shure worth a visit. They have also audio guides there... The center of the city is relay nice. Better don't visit with a huge car. Not much space there.
Brian Gavin (5 years ago)
Spacious, well laid out museum on several floors. The exhibits provide a comprehensive history of Corsica. You need to leave plenty of time for a visit if you want to read all of the detailed information for each exhibit. As with most museums there is probably more on display than can be absorbed on one visit. Don't miss the "Corsican Head" sculpture on the outside terrace on the first floor.
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