Bonifacio's Old Town, with a labyrinth of narrow streets and historical buildings, is a fascinating place to wander around and to enjoy a delicious meal. Bonifacio also boasts a lively marina filled with impressive yachts and lined with chic restaurants, enhancing the vibrancy of this fashionable coastal resort.
- Bonifacio is the Wind capital of France and a major surf, sail and kite surfing destination
- Bonifacio was founded as a fortress by and subsequently named after Boniface II of Tuscany in 82
- The "Haute-Ville" (or Upper Town) which has most of the town's heritage of monuments and buildings, is built on a limestone peninsula 1,500 metres long, and 200 metres wide.