The municipality of Santa-Maria-di-Lota covers the north shore of Miomu, stream flowing cervical Saint-Jean. It includes several former villages:
Mandriale, the highest of the town, which houses a Genoese bridge saddle dated 17th century and the Church of the Assumption of the 16th century.
Figarella, which has the highest concentration of "American houses" of the 19th century, one of the few castles Corsican.
Partin, which houses the chapel of the Annunciation and his triptych of the Annunciation of the 16th century. It is now a highly residential neighborhood in the hills above Miomo and navy.
Miomo, pretty resort raced in the vicinity of Bastia, is the most populated. She has extensive 16th-century Genoese tower.