5 Sights in Ajaccio, France (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Ajaccio, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Ajaccio, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Ajaccio

1. Statue de Fred Scamaroni

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Statue de Fred Scamaroni

Godefroy Scamaroni, known as Fred Scamaroni, born in Ajaccio on October 24, 1914 and died in the citadel of the same city on March 19, 1943, was a French civil servant, member of the Free France since 1940, hero and martyr of the Resistance. Arrested by the Italian political police (OVRA) in Ajaccio while he was head of the Action R2 Corse network, he committed suicide in his cell in the citadel of Ajaccio to reveal nothing.

Wikipedia: Fred Scamaroni (FR)

2. Cathédrale Santa-Maria-Assunta

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Ajaccio Cathedral, officially the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption of Ajaccio and also known as the Cathedral of the Assumption of Saint Mary, is a Roman Catholic church located in Ajaccio, Corsica. The cathedral is the ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Ajaccio, a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Marseille. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and is in the Baroque/Mannerist architectural style.

Wikipedia: Ajaccio Cathedral (EN)

3. Phare des Sanguinaires / u Fanali

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The lighthouse of the Sanguinaires Islands, or lighthouse of the Gulf of Ajaccio, is a lighthouse that dominates the highest point of the Grande Sanguinaire, the main island of the Sanguinaires archipelago. It is 18 km west of Ajaccio as the crow flies. It marks the south-west coast of Corsica and the entrance to the Gulf of Ajaccio.

Wikipedia: Phare des Îles Sanguinaires (FR)

4. Palais Fesch

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The musée Fesch is the central museum of fine arts in Ajaccio on Corsica. Located within the gated Palais Fesch, it is in the town's Borgu d'Ajaccio quarter. It was established by Napoleon I's uncle, cardinal Joseph Fesch, in Fesch's birthplace.

Wikipedia: Musée Fesch (EN)

5. Maison de Napoléon Bonaparte

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Maison de Napoléon Bonaparte

Maison Bonaparte is the ancestral home of the Bonaparte family. It is located on the Rue Saint-Charles in Ajaccio on the French island of Corsica. The house was almost continuously owned by members of the family from 1682 to 1923.

Wikipedia: Maison Bonaparte (EN), Website


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