Ajaccio, France
The perfect 1 day itinerary

Ajaccio is a charming city located on the west coast of the island of Corsica, France. Known as the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, Ajaccio is rich in history and culture. The city is surrounded by hills and boasts a beautiful harbor, stunning beaches, and a historic old town filled with narrow streets, pastel-colored houses, and a variety of shops and restaurants. Let's dive into the itinerary for your 1-day trip to this captivating city.

What to do in Ajaccio?

This 1 day itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Ajaccio. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Explore the Birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte


Start your day with a visit to the Maison Bonaparte, the ancestral home of the Bonaparte family and the birthplace of Napoleon. Explore the museum and learn about the life and times of Napoleon. Take a short walk to the nearby Fesch Museum, which houses one of the finest collections of Italian art in France.


Head to the Ajaccio Cathedral, a beautiful 16th-century cathedral where Napoleon was baptized. Take a leisurely stroll through the old town, exploring its narrow streets and pastel-colored houses. Enjoy a traditional Corsican meal at one of the local restaurants.


End your day with a relaxing walk along the Ajaccio Marina, enjoying the beautiful sunset views over the harbor.

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