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... is thought to have been Napoleon's room on returning from Egypt. Another room is devoted to the family's history during the Second Empire and recalls Napoleon III and Eugénie's travels.
The family's rooms are on the first floor: the drawing-room, Madame Mère's bedroom, the room where Napoleon was born, the gallery, the boudoir, the room with the trap-door which Napoleon is supposed to have used to reach the port on October 6th 1799, the dining-room, ...
... minutes west and inland from PV. On our drive, we see many cork trees, that are partially naked of cork.. Our guide explained that cork trees takes 7 years to be fully mature for harvesting. What Corsicans do to promote sustainability is harvest the cork in stages from the trees. (America, pay heed!)
Sartene is beautiful! Cobblestone, narrow winding streets. We arrive at our restaurant ...
We left Porto Vecchio in the afternoon and drove back to Ajaccio where we started our trip in Corsica. It's a 3 hour drive from Porto Vecchio and Ajaccio. I was excited to go back to Ajaccio as I wanted to spend more time in the this city. I wanted to go back to the market which is held every weekend and also visit ...
Second day in Ajaccio
Early Morning - We had our breakfast and we went straight to the beach which was across our hotel. How convenient.:)
Around lunch time, we checked out and then we had few hours to visit:
- Le centre ville (downtown) the historic centre and the port. I had a nice surprise to see that the Sunday Market was still open and lively. I love going to the markets in different cities and ...
... morning. yummy
Quick facts - Ajaccio is the capital of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. It's is a beautiful small town (Population 65,500), with great people and history. For those who don't know, Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio in 1769. There are quite a few statues of Napoleon throughout the city and... almost every hotel:).
that's it for the first 1/2 day in France, Corsica.