* Ajaccio
... The charm of a city where life is easy
Surrounded by scenic mountains on the shore of one of the most beautiful gulfs in the world, Ajaccio is a friendly stopping place with an sweet climate. An elegant city, pleasant to live and a delight to discover, Ajaccio the regional capital, has kept its charm of a small Mediterranean town with a rich and varied architectural heritage. 

Discover this town through the street of the old town, its prestigious museums and its daily markets. On the way to the Iles Sanguinaires, you will see beautiful beaches, preserved creeks. All this is even more beautiful at sunset.
Full of history, culture, shops, colourful, Ajaccio knows how to become active, sportive and fun. When going further away, you will appreciate its richness.
Finally, its art of living will confirm your impression that the sun shines on its nature but also on its inhabitants. This will help you remember this trip to Ajaccio forever.
* Not to be missed
. Relax in the sun on the beaches of the gulf or take the Path of the Ridges which overlooks the bay. Discover the Sanguinary islands (listed site)and climb up to the old Genoese Tower of La Parata. Sea excursions, water sports and leisure activities. Gambling at the Municipal Casino.
. The Genoese stronghold and the old town, the cathedral, the Ville d'Hiver (winter resort) and its mansions, the municipal library (ancient books), the market.
. Visit the Fesch museum, famous for its collection of Italian paintings(France's most important one outside the Louvre). Discover the Bonaparte's house and their country residence the Milelli.
* Festivals and Events :
. In Madunnuccia, Town's festival : 18/03
. Saint Erasme fête des pêcheurs : 29/05-2/06
. The summer Polyphonies, wednesdays
. Tour de Corse by car: 07 to 09/04 
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* Contact and useful links
3, boulevard du Roi-Jérôme
20181 AJACCIO Cedex 01 
Tél  :   33 (0) 4 95 51 53 03  
Fax  :   33 (0) 4 95 51 53 01   

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