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Bonifacio

By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Our Editorial team's advice

You will not be able to resist the charm of this place, which is very touristic but nonetheless superb. It is not so much the old village as the nature site that we particularly like: breathtaking cliffs battered by the sea on the one side, and a fjord as calm as Olympus where boats are anchored on the other side. Bonifacio owes its name to a 9th century nobleman from Tuscany, the Boniface Marquis. The prized and impregnable fortress which was built there has seen many battles. Pirates, the Genovese, Spaniards and Frenchmen, all fought to conquer the fortress and it was eventually France who inherited it in 1768 when the Treaty of Versailles was signed. Since then, Bonifacio has seen peaceful days.

pros

  • +  An extraordinary site
  • +  A beautiful old city
  • +   Spérone has one of the most beautiful golf courses in France.
  • +  The extreme south of Corsica, a complete change of scenery is guaranteed.

cons

  • -  Travelling by road in the city is not advised during the high season (traffic jams, parking fees).
  • -  The beaches are stunning, but difficult to access
  • -  As everywhere in Corsica, the cost of living is expensive.
  • -  There are not enough hotel beds to accommodate everyone in the summer.

Weather Bonifacio

These indicators are used as a set of criteria to predict overall weather conditions in Bonifacio . The different indicators are there to help you prepare for your trip to Bonifacio so you can make plans based on the weather forecast, whether it be a trip to the beach, walking, visiting attractions and museums or winter sports... Here you'll find a precise, overall weather score for each week in Bonifacio , which takes into account temperature indicators, bad weather predictions, sunshine levels and wind speeds.

Weather March
Overall rating 36/100
  • Temperature indicators 14% Very cold

    Maximum temperature not to exceed 16°C, the perceived temperature is <30°.

  • Bad weather indicators 72% Light showers

    Light showers - averaging between 10.5mm and 17.5mm per week.

  • Sunbathing indicators 54% Sunny intervals

    Cloudy with sunny intervals (40% to 60% cloud cover).

  • Swimming indicators 26% Chilly

    Sea temperature between 18°C and 20°C. Wind speed between 7 mph and 18 mph.

  • Wind indicators 52% Breeze

    Moderate to strong winds (between 12mph and 18mph).

  • Humidity indicators 66% Normal

    Slight feeling of discomfort due air humidity registering higher than 65%.

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