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... never to set foot again in Corsica.
Napoleon's birthplace, a large and simple residence, is now a museum devoted to the Bonaparte family in Corsica. The visit starts on the second floor with a historical evocation of Corsica in the 18th century, and is followed by an introduction to members of the family: Charles and Letizia in the first room, Napoleon, his brothers and sisters in the second room. Visitors are then led into the "Chambre de ...
... tasting and are seated in the garden. Orange trees shade our tables. There are blooming flowers everywhere. All food items are from Corsica. We sample, pates, meats, cheeses, jams and of course, wine. We eat a cheesecake made with a soft cheese that literally melted in our mouths! What a feast!
While in the Catholic Church, Dana and I light a candle for our dear friend, Karina who ...
... 8217;s House.
We have arrived around 6pm and went straight to the hotel to check in. I booked hotel Napoleon. It had great reviews and was located right in the centre ville. I was happy with the hotel and it had a great location indeed.
Soon after we checked in, went out for dinner and icecream. ...
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.