Ajaccio

Corsica, France

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Cruises to Ajaccio, Corsica

Explore the island's natural beauty. Sample Corsica's delicious cheeses. Located along Corsica's west coast, Napoleon's birthplace is quaint and scenic. Visit Napoleon's home with period furniture and family portraits.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Ajaccio.
  • Time Zone
    Central European Summer Time Zone (UTC/GMT+2)
  • Language
    The local language spoken in Ajaccio is French. “Bonjour” means hello while “s'il vous plait” means please. To ask how much something is, say “c'est combien?”
  • Currency & Shopping
    The Euro is the currency used in Ajaccio. Browse upscale French and Italian fashion boutiques to shop or simply for a glimpse into the lives of the rich and glamorous.
    • Famous For
      The island of Corsica is known for its natural beauty, from its many incredible beaches to the spectacular vistas and walking trails through the mountains, which comprise two-thirds of the island.
    • Important
      English is not widely spoken throughout the island outside the main tourist areas, so it could be helpful to brush up on some common French and Italian phrases.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Ajaccio is the hometown of Napoléon Bonaparte. The house where he was born is a museum you can tour to learn more about this infamous military leader and emperor.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Plage d'Argent (Argent Beach) is one of the many beautiful beaches near Ajaccio with boulders rising from tranquil turquoise waters – ideal for soaking in the sun and some relaxation.

Ajaccio, Corsica TOP EXCURSIONS

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The Perfumed Isle and Prunelli River Gorges

Relax on this panoramic driving tour of Corsica’s spectacular interior, a land little-changed over centuries. Pass throu...

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Imperial Town

Explore “Imperial Town” on this enriching walking tour of Ajaccio, home of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, born here in 1769...

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Scenic Vizzavona & Corsican Snacks

Explore the pristine mountainous terrain that blankets much of Corsica’s interior, absorbing the striking natural beauty...

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Corsican Wine Discovery

Unleash your inner oenophile during this exclusive opportunity to widen your knowledge of several traditional Corsican w...

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