Hotel Spunta di Mare
Travel Blogs from Ajaccio
... The ground floor and the cellar feature a few photographs of the family residences around Ajaccio and photographs of various agricultural instruments used on the land such as millstones, jars and oil-presses
We spent 1hr there and it was well worth it. The entrance was free as it was the first Sunday of the month. Soon after our visit, we picked up our luggage and went to the airport to catch our flight to Rome where we had accommodations for one night.
We are docked in Porto-Vecchio for the day. As we approach this town, we can see remains of the 16th century citadel which was originally built by the Genoese. During WWII (1943), after we recaptured Corsica from the Germans, we had 14 airfields on this island.
Corsica is noted for cork production and development of the salt industry. Today our excursion is to the hill town of Sartene, ...
... 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. ...
... I am 1/2 hr (by plane) away from Tunisia. He was originally from Tunisia. He said--Maybe one day I will go back. Not sure he will though:) It;s so beautiful where he is.
After enjoying our first French crepe, we drove to our next stop Calvi....but before getting there we stopped a bit on our way to Corte (another city in the mountains) and then enjoyed some sun on the beautiful beach - Algajola. See next entries
... 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.