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Bastelicaccia is a small town in Corsica, located a few kilometers from Ajaccio and Porticcio. Gate of Prunelli Valley, the city enjoys an excellent geographical position to discover all the wonders of the famous beauty Island.

Dynamic, City Bastelicaccia offers many activities, as well as shops and various accommodation structures. Formerly called Bastelica-Communes, the Corsican city offers stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea, and provides an introduction to water sports or walk through the valley of Prunelli at marked trails.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude41.9230556 (N 41° 55’ 23”)
Longitude8.8291667 (E 8° 49’ 45”)
AltitudeFrom 7m to 888m
Surface area18.21 km²
Population3608 inhabitants
Density198 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAjaccio (10.9 km, 15 min)
Insee code2A032
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée du Prunelli
DepartmentSouthern Corsica

Nearest cities & towns

Porticcio8.1 km (13 min)
Eccica-Suarella10.6 km (15 min)
Ajaccio10.9 km (17 min)
Cauro11.5 km (14 min)
Afa11.6 km (14 min)
Ocana14.3 km (24 min)
Sarrola-Carcopino16.2 km (20 min)
Alata16.7 km (25 min)
Pietrosella18.8 km (29 min)
Appietto18.8 km (27 min)
Valle-di-Mezzana19 km (24 min)
Cuttoli-Corticchiato19.7 km (42 min)
Tolla22 km (37 min)
Villanova22 km (33 min)

Things to see and do

Small, charming town, Bastelicaccia has few architectural heritage, and especially charmed by its calm and gentle. On the Prunelli, however we can admire a beautiful bridge built by Gustave Eiffel himself to the late nineteenth century. The latter connects the village of Bastelicaccia in Cauro and is accessible to pedestrians.

Walking through the village streets, one can appreciate the houses with typical architecture of this part of the island.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Bastelicaccia offers various activities to boost its downtown.

St. Michael, the patron saint of Bastelicaccia, is held every year in September, with a blessing and a lively meal.

In November, Bastelicaccia offers the youth market, for children from 8-15 years and offering different animations.


Friday 20 october
Min. 16°C - Max. 24°C
Saturday 21 october
Min. 13°C - Max. 24°C
Sunday 22 october
Min. 13°C - Max. 19°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cruise and hikes on the Corsican coast
Nature and the great outdoors3200 € Ajaccio (7.2 km)
Catamaran ride in the Gulf of Ajaccio and Propriano
Nature and the great outdoors35 € to 70 € Ajaccio (7.5 km)
Hike around the Capo di Muro Tower – Leaving from Ajaccio
Nature and the great outdoors55 € Ajaccio (13.1 km)
Hiking in Monte Aragnascu – Leaving from Ajaccio
Nature and the great outdoors55 € Ajaccio (13.1 km)
Hiking on Vizzavona Mountain – Leaving from Ajaccio
Nature and the great outdoors55 € Ajaccio (13.1 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
I Canni
Village visitEasy45 minSotta (52 km)
Vallée d'Arce
HikeEasy1h00Sotta (52 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals


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