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Seafarers have been stopping off in Bastia for a millennia, helping make the city one of the French island's main ports and commercial hubs. Today, there's just a hint of faded grandeur about the place - it was once the Corsican capital, after all - making it an intriguing spot to explore, stay and play, especially in mid-summer when the ferries from France and Italy bring continental visitors.