The village really grew in the fifteenth century and its marina Porto Cardo gave birth to Bastia. On February 4th 1839, the city of Bastia offered the village to join its district. Cardo became part of the city by the order of King Louis ? Philippe on April 13th 1844. During your visit refresh yourself at the fountain in the square. In the last century, Cardo sold water through street vendors to the inhabitants of Bastia. Many paths take you through the village. You can discover the old ice houses of the city (E Nivere) dating from the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries and the magnificent views of Bastia along a marked hiking trail.