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Bastia (BIA-Poretta). So much to experience, so little time. Before you climb behind the wheel of your rental car and explore the area, we'll get you up to speed on some of the basics.
Bastia (BIA-Poretta) is about 11 miles to the south from downtown Bastia.
If your trip to Bastia (BIA-Poretta) is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.
Visitors from all over come to see Borgo Golf Club, so make it one of your first stops after you get off the plane. Also worth a look are Church of Canonica and Etang de Biguglia.
Once you get off the plane at Bastia (BIA-Poretta), you'll be 59 miles from Ajaccio. There's plenty to keep you occupied here — a good place to start is Ajaccio Cathedral.
Fetch your bags exit the arrivals hall at Bastia (BIA-Poretta), and collect your rental car. Which one you drive off in depends on where you're going. If you'll be spending most of your time driving in downtown Bastia, around 11 miles from the terminal, go for something zippy and small. A compact car that's easy to maneuver will suit those busy city streets. But with so many things to see, like the picturesque coastal plains of the surrounding region, you'll probably be racking up a few miles. A bigger vehicle, like an SUV or a full-size car, will make lengthier road trips a joy.
You'll be happy to hear that there's a huge range of both economy and luxury rentals in Bastia Airport (BIA-Poretta). What you end up going with is largely dependent on your budget and what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles are hard to beat if you're all about comfort and class. If you're splashing out, why not pick up a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a stylish mid-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you just need a car to zip around town in as efficiently as possible, maybe go for a no-frills compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your pocket).