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1 Famous Cafes
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Rank: 1 About 13

Ajaccio is the birthplace of Napoleon and the capital of the Corsica Island. It is filled with cafes and palm line boulevards, frequently visited by tourists in summer season when they can enjoy...

Reviewed by: Darshadana
Type: Nightlife


2 Rally Corsica - Profile of locations and areas used on the famous Rally
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Rank: 2 About 13

France’s World Rally Championship was first run on the 17th and 18th of December in 1956 on the island of Corsica. The next year, this event became a part of the National GT Championship....

Reviewed by: Darshadana
Type: Nature and sport


3 Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption d'Ajaccio
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Rank: 3 About 13

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral is also known as Santa Maria Assunta of Ajaccio. Located in Ajaccio, Corsica, the historic building is worth of a visit for...

Reviewed by: Nadish
Address: Rue Forcioli Conti, Ajaccio
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Harbour
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Rank: 4 About 13

Located near to the city center, this port comprises of palm trees lined up and covered with yachts. Traffic is between the city of Ajaccio and many other mainland harbors situated in southern France. This port is...

Reviewed by: Nadish
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


5 Musee a Bandera
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Rank: 5 About 13

The Musee a Bandera in Ajaccio, Corsica offers Corsica history overview from its origins until World War II.  This museum presents the display of ten thousand struggling years...

Reviewed by: Nadish
Address: 1 rue du Général Lévie Campinchi
Type: Museums


6 Place De Gaulle
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Rank: 6 About 13

Address: Place De Gaulle
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


7 Musee de la Corse
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Rank: 7 About 13

Musee de la Corse is a fascinating museum in Ajaccio, Corsica. It opened in 1997 and is housed in former Serrurier barracks, which was renovated by Andrea Bruno, the Italian architect. There are...

Reviewed by: Darshadana
Type: Museums


8 Ajaccio Casino
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Rank: 8 About 13

Ajaccio Casino is situated in Ajaccio, Corsica.  The gaming space comprises of 50 gaming machines, nine poker and table games. The place even features a bar and a restaurant.  If a tourist is opting for...

Reviewed by: Darshadana
Type: Nightlife


9 Musee Fesch
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Rank: 9 About 13

The Musee Fesch or the Fesch Museum of Fine Arts is situated in Ajaccio city in Corsica.  Precisely situated in the Borgu of Ajaccio, in the Palace, the museum was created by...

Reviewed by: Darshadana
Address: 50 - 52 Rue Cardinal Fesch, Ajaccio
Type: Museums


10 National Museum of the Bonaparte Residence
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Rank: 10 About 13

National Museum of the Bonaparte Residence is a museum dedicated to the life of the legendary little man, Napoleon Bonaparte. The Bonaparte residence has been a former house to Napoleon and his relatives and has been remodeled...

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Address: 1 Rue Saint-Charles, Ajaccio
Type: Museums


11 Diocese d'Ajaccio
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Rank: 11 About 13

Diocese d'Ajaccio or the Roman Catholic Diocese d'Ajaccio is a Latin Rite diocese in France.  This diocese comprises of the entire Corcisa Island.  The...

Reviewed by: Nadish
Address: 8 Boulevard Sylvestre Marcaggi, Ajaccio, France
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

Attractions close to Ajaccio


Valley of the Moon Beach - 52.3 mi
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Not far from Santa Teresa di Gallura is the Valley of the Moon in Capo Testa. It has creeks, a beach, and glorious diving and snorkeling opportunities. (It should be noted that it’s popular with naturalists, if you’re squeamish about...

Reviewed by: Lula Distance: 84.2
City: Santa Teresa di Gallura

Type: Beaches + Share


Longosardo Tower - 52.3 mi
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The historical exhibition inside may seem a bit weak, but no matter - you only have to climb up to the tower's parapet and look out over Sardegna and the sea to get a feel for what it must have been like when the area was still called...

Reviewed by: Lula Distance: 84.2
City: Santa Teresa di Gallura

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Cala dei Corsari - 52.3 mi
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The Cala dei Corsari, located on the northernmost tip of Sardinia called the Capo Testa, is a snorkeler’s delight: crystal clear, calm waters with, oh, you know, a couple of sunken Roman granite columns lying...

Reviewed by: Lula Distance: 84.2
City: Santa Teresa di Gallura

Type: Beaches + Share


Santa Teresa di Gallura Orientation Guide - 52.3 mi
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Santa Teresa di Gallura sits on its own peninsula that juts north into the Strait of Bonifacio, but its port is unique in that it’s located almost at the southernmost point, where the peninsula ends; therefore when you disembark at Banchina...

Reviewed by: Lula Distance: 84.2
City: Santa Teresa di Gallura

Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods + Share

Neighbouring places: Ajaccio


Propriano - 19 mi

Propriano, a port in the Valinco Gulf in the Island of Corsica, is situated in France. Propriano, which is a commune of the...

Distance: 30.5
City: Propriano

Corte - 34.2 mi

Corte, a commune in the Haute-Corse Department, is located in Corsica, France. Situated in a basin in the Tavignano Valley, the town is...

Distance: 55
City: Corte

Port Vecchio - 36.7 mi

Port Vecchio, a small town on the Island of Corsica, is located in France. Situated in the commune of the Corse-du-Sud department, Port Vecchio is the third...

Distance: 59
City: Port Vecchio

Bonifacio - 42.8 mi

Bonifacio is the southern extreme of the French island of Corsica. This picturesque harbour town is home to approximately 4,000 inhabitants. Bonifacio enjoys a...

Distance: 68.8
City: Bonifacio

What to visit

1
Famous Cafes
 Nightlife
3
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption d'Ajaccio
 Landmarks and Historic sites
4
Harbour
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
5
Musee a Bandera
 Museums
6
Place De Gaulle
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
7
Musee de la Corse
 Museums
8
Ajaccio Casino
 Nightlife
9
Musee Fesch
 Museums
11
Diocese d'Ajaccio
 Landmarks and Historic sites
12
Cosmopolitan restaurants/bars
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Relaxed family friendly atmosphere

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