Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Ajaccio, France

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.9 km
Ascend 32 m
Descend 44 m

Explore Ajaccio in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Ajaccio

Sight 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)

1012 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 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)

145 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Citadelle d'Ajaccio

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Citadelle d'Ajaccio is a fortress in Corse-du-Sud, France. It was built in 1492.

Wikipedia: Citadelle d'Ajaccio (EN)

147 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: 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

575 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

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