Port Spotlight: Ajaccio, Corsica
| March 2, 2015
Star Clipper sailing into Corsica.

Star Clipper sailing into Corsica.

Ajaccio is a dazzling city located on the west side of Corsica, a mountainous Mediterranean French island.

Likely settled in the 2nd century, Ajaccio’s old-world charm and architecture juxtapose urban buildings built after a recent economic boom.

Once you’ve stopped for a fresh-baked croissant at traditional French bakery, the opportunities to explore are endless.

With exclusive boutiques, museums, beaches and picturesque walking paths, Ajaccio is certain to please even the most discerning passenger.

Not-to-be-missed sites include the Fesch Museum established by Napolean I’s uncle that includes one of France’s finest painting and Napoleonic collections.

Have you sailed to Ajaccio? Share your tips in the comments below!

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