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My wife and I had a short stop off in Ajaccio whilst on a TUI cruiser and enjoyed the visit. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David S
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
A Nice Square

A large open square with statues. A very peaceful place with lots of seats and cafes.A good place... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Peter G
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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Ajaccio, Communaute d'Agglomeration du Pays Ajaccien, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a short stop off in Ajaccio whilst on a TUI cruiser and enjoyed the visit. The square is very picturesque and centrally located in the middle of the city close to the port with lots of restaurants, cafes, bars and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

A large open square with statues. A very peaceful place with lots of seats and cafes.A good place to see not far from the centre of Ajaccio.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter G
Reviewed October 14, 2018

A fine statue of the Bonaparte family with a backdrop of the Mediterranean. The large square has been improved in recent years and there are attractive flowers and, mostly, interesting surrounding buildings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PRS48
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This is a big, attractive square, lined with shops and cafes. When we were here, there were some stalls championing healthy activities for children and there were lots of children having fun. There is one solitary toilet in the whole town, located on this square...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kate J
Reviewed July 31, 2018

A large open square,the best in Ajaccio,as there are only few things to see and do.Beautifil gazebo with bougainvillaes,the statue of Napoleon with four of his brothers.Centrally located in the middle of Ajaccio close to the port with restaurants,cafes,bars around the square you can sit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

My family visited there on June 19. We started our walking from cruise MS.Azamara Quest. It’s part of our shore excursion as well.Place de Gaulle was park and statue near farmers market. It’s really nice place for tourists and must see place in Ajaccio.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

We started our walk from Castel Vecchio Hotel up to the beach. Along the way, we passed by the citadel, beautiful promenade, place de Gaulle, the park with a big ferris wheel and ended up in one of the restaurants along the beach, right after...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Travellingisagift
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Visited last week and walked around this large square, in the centre of Ajaccio, there was a Flea Market going on selling "Antiques!!" and other more modern items, some oldish some newish. There was a statue of Napoleon (surprise surprise) with his brothers at the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PNEPete
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Napoleon's home island. Beautiful weather and lovely architecture. Very picturesque seaside vistas. Look for the donkey's grazing in the old fort moat.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lsgurke
Reviewed January 22, 2018

A large square in the centre of Ajaccio. There is a statue of Napoleon and his four brothers. Not much was happening here when we visited. Lovely views to the sea from the end of the square. Still nice to see the statue and take...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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The Little Train leaves Place Foch and makes a short 15 minute stop at La Grotte de Napoléon, which is an impressive monument to Napoleon Bonapart just out of the town centre. The trip then winds it's way back to the coast... More
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