Every town of Corsica boasts an abundance of unique attractions. For tourists it would be interesting to visit castles and see the beautiful buildings, stroll through the picturesque natural places and appreciate the beauty of architectural monuments. One of the main features of Corsica is the large number of fortifications. The most famous castles and palaces are located in Bonifacio, Bastia and Calvi; many historical sites have now become premises for restaurants, craft shops and antique stores.
Vacationers should definitely appreciate the greatness of Nonza tower located at the Cape of Corsica and Capitello tower, which is located in the Gulf of Ajaccio. The Corte bastion is a striking architectural monument of the Middle Ages. It has been built by squirage and for many centuries has struck travelers with its majestic and threating look.
In 1975, archaeologists discovered an interesting historical site, which was named Filitosa. Settlements of ancient people were located here in pre-historic era. Today the site is free to the public and is very popular among tourists. In the historic parkland you could see stone houses of local settlers, ancient fortifications and even carved stone statues that were erected by locals in honor of brave soldiers.
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