Located in the north-east of the French island of Corsica, Bastia is a gem and a wonderful starting point to explore Corsica. Unspoilt by tourists, visiting Bastia gives you the chance to experience authentic rural France. The airport is situated 20km away, so hiring a car is the best way to get to the town. Visit us at the airport for a convenient way to rent a car in Bastia, and youll soon be on your way to exploring the city. Sandwiched between the sea and the mountains, Bastia is a unique experience. Soak in the architecture, enjoy the sights of the old port, and dont forget to try Bastias famous wines.