Ajaccio tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: One of the largest towns in Corsica, Ajaccio has a lovely harbour and old town to explore

Ajaccio is on the island of Corsica.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ajaccio. For detailed visitor information see the Ajaccio travel guide.

Attractions in Ajaccio

Capo-di-Feno, west of Ajaccio is home to two of the loveliest beaches in the region: Petit Capo and Grand Capo: Capo-di-Feno

The Iles-Sanguinaires and the Parata peninsula are a Grand Site of France west of Ajaccio: Iles-Sanguinaires

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ajaccio in Corsica.

Popular places to visit nearby include Capo-di-Feno at 13 km and Iles-Sanguinaires at 14 km.

Ajaccio, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Porticcio

Porticcio

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction south-south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Porticcio is a beach resort in Corsica to the south of Ajaccio...

See Porticcio guide
Capo-di-Feno

Capo-di-Feno

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Capo-di-Feno, west of Ajaccio is home to two of the loveliest beaches...

See Capo-di-Feno guide
Iles-Sanguinaires

Iles-Sanguinaires

Island at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The Iles-Sanguinaires and the Parata peninsula are a Grand Site of France...

See Iles-Sanguinaires guide
Filitosa

Filitosa

Cave at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Filitosa is a rare site of prehistoric engraved megaliths, between Ajaccio and...

See Filitosa guide
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Propriano

Propriano

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Propriano is a beach resort and harbour town in south-west Corsica...

See Propriano guide
Piana

Piana

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Piana is a small and very picturesque village, well placed to explore...

See Piana guide
Calanche de Piana

Calanche de Piana

Scenery at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The calanche de Piana, red cliffs plunging to the Mediterranean, is one...

See Calanche de Piana guide
Gorges de Spelunca

Gorges de Spelunca

Scenery at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The Gorges de Spelunca in west Corsica is a lovely river valley...

See Gorges de Spelunca guide
Porto

Porto

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Porto is a small port town surrounded by the Calanques de Piana,...

See Porto guide
Sartene

Sartene

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Probably the most authentic and traditional of the towns in Corsica, Sartene...

See Sartene guide
Restonica Valley

Restonica Valley

Scenery at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Corse department

The Valley of the Restonica includes the lovely Restonica gorges as well...

See Restonica Valley guide
Col de Bavella

Col de Bavella

Scenery at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

The Col-de-Bavella is a scenic highlight in the mountains of southern Corsica...

See Col de Bavella guide
Roccapina

Roccapina

Scenery at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Corse-du-Sud department

Roccapina in Corsica is the site of a lovely beach and a...

See Roccapina guide
Corte

Corte

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Corse department

Corte is in the heart of central Corsica, and well placed for...

See Corte guide

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Markets in and near Ajaccio

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More information about Ajaccio, Corsica

Tourist attractions near Ajaccio, France

What to do at Ajaccio? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ajaccio.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Corse (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapel de Sainte Marie Assunta (Quenza) (37km)
  • Eglise San Giovanni Battista (Carbini) (44km)
  • Eglise de Santa Maria Assunta (Favalello) (59km)
  • Chapel San Nicolao (Sermano) (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Ajaccio is on the island of Corsica.

Geographical Information

Commune: Ajaccio

Canton: Ajaccio

Arrondissement: Ajaccio

Department: Corsica

Region: Corsica

Postcode: 20000

Distance to Ajaccio

from Ajaccio: 1 km

from Bastia: 103 km

from Calvi: 70 km

from Corte: 53 km

from Sartene: 40 km

Getting here

Most visitors to Corsica take a ferry from the French mainland into Ajaccio, Calvi or Bastia or take a flight into a local airport such as Ajaccio. For driving distances to Ajaccio from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Afa and Alata.

This page in French: Visiter Ajaccio

 
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