What to do in Ajaccio

Visit Ajaccio during a Mediterranean cruise

Introduction

Ajaccio is the capital of the French island of Corsica. It is the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte and many highlights in the city remind of him.

Ajaccio is a charming town with some broad boulevards, big squares, narrow streets and museums. The region has a mild climate due to its many orange and olive trees on the hills which give shelter from the cold wind.

Practical

Ajaccio can easily be explored on foot in a few hours. It is a pleasant city where you can taste both the rich history and the Mediterranean atmosphere. Unfortunately there are only very limited options by public transport to explore the countryside on your own.

Popular ports for an excursion to Ajaccio are: