Ajaccio tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ajaccio in Corsica

Visit Ajaccio: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

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

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.

Ajaccio is on the island of Corsica.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Capo-di-Feno at 13 km and Iles-Sanguinaires at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ajaccio, France: places to visit and attractions

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

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

 
 

Map of places to visit near Ajaccio

Markets in and near Ajaccio

Sorry but we have not got any markets listed as being very close to Ajaccio

More information about Ajaccio, Corsica

Tourist attractions near Ajaccio, France

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

  • Archipel des Sanguinaires (14km)
  • Golfe de Propriano (30km)
  • Calanques de Piana (35km)
  • Capu Rossu (36km)
  • Lac de Melo (38km)
  • Lac de Nino (39km)
  • Gorges de la Restonica (41km)
  • Golfe de Porto (46km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

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