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Make a holiday in Ajaccio your home away from home

Ajaccio's chief claim to fame is its status as the home town of Napoleon Bonaparte, quite possibly the most important figure in the history of France, if not the whole of Europe. This isn't the only reason to rent apartments and villas in Ajaccio however: the sheer beauty of the place, as well as its convenient geography halfway up Corsica's west coast, means it has far more to offer than a birthplace oddity. Though HomeAway offers holiday homes throughout Corsica, Ajaccio rentals offer some of the most diverse holiday opportunities: mostly found near the sea, if not by the beach, they still provide proximity to the mountains – activities like hiking and biking are always available, but so is the chance to sail, swim and sunbathe.

Ajaccio accommodation is probably not the best choice for poolside sun worshippers, as only a handful of properties feature one, typically because the convenience of the coast usually negates the need. Fishing is for this reason a popular pastime in the resort, and there are many opportunities to cast a line. Tennis and golf fans are also catered to at the majority of HomeAway's villas in Ajaccio, but only about a third welcome children, and even fewer are equipped with the facilities for wheelchairs due to their rural nature.

Things to do

Beaches: Rocky headlands and sandy coves share the coast in both directions from Ajaccio self catering, with more than 20 beaches available in the bay itself. These can fill up quickly in the high season, however, so roaming further afield in a hire car is a definite advantage. There are bus stops all along the coast, but public transport on Corsica is notoriously unreliable.

Nightlife: Ajaccio has a fairly adult, refined nightlife, distinct in its lack of Jaeger bomb races and the like. The focus of socialising tends to be the cafés and restaurants rather than ear-pounding bars and frenzied nightclubs. There is a casino open until 4am, but it does require patrons to dress 'appropriately'.

Outdoor pursuits: The usual suite of watersports are available from outlets around the bay to take care of any water skiing, jet skiing, fishing, and diving needs. Tennis and golf are equally well represented, and excursions into the mountains are easy to arrange, whether on foot, bike, horse or 4x4.

Shopping: Ajaccio offers Corsica's most exclusive shopping experience to cater to the sailing clientele, but saying that doesn't mean much, as it consists of little more than a few boutique stores. There are standouts, however, such as the Boulangerie Galeani for baked confectionary and U Stazzu for charcuterie. Ajaccio also has one of Corsica's best food markets.

Culture: Though the imposing 15th-century citadel dominates the town, it's sadly off limits to the general public. The cathedral however, isn't, and contains Napoleon's baptismal font. Napoleon's family home is now, of course, a museum. Other museums include the Musee a Bandera exploring the history of Corsica and the Palais Fesch for must-see Italian art.

Weather in Ajaccio

Average sunshine per day throughout the year is 7.5 hours, which tells you all you need to know about the climate: sunny and hot during the summer; sunny and mild during the winter. Average max temps during the summer are around 27-28°C, with winter seeing 13-14°C. Most of the rain falls in October and November.

Travel to Ajaccio

Most flight carriers service Bastia in the far north of the island, 75 miles away, but EasyJet does fly directly to Ajaccio from the UK. Otherwise, a connection will have to be made via another European airport. For non-direct flights, Figari is also an option at 80 miles away. Driving is actually an option thanks to the ferries from the French mainland, Nice, Toulon and Marseille all offering options directly into Ajaccio's ferry port, though driving all the way through France does take a couple of days.

    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 9
    Apartment #1476493a
    2
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      Excellent! 4.7/5
      (25 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 7
      Apartment #6426657
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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        • 5 BR
        • 4 BA
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        • Sleeps 10
        Villa #1306825a
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          Wonderful! 4.8/5
          (14 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 5
          Apartment #6580960
          14
          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (6 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 3
            Apartment #6709469
            6
            Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.5/5
              (8 reviews)
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              • 4 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              Villa #1200722a
              8
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                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (44 reviews)
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #6674204
                44
                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                  (10 reviews)
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 2
                  Apartment #1782463
                  10
                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (16 reviews)
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                    • Studio
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 2
                    Studio #6641613
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Apartment #1428700a
                      2
                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #914123a
                        4
                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                          (14 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #6697660
                          14
                          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (8 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #6707187
                            8
                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (11 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Apartment #1489975
                              11
                              Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (8 reviews)
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #1274030a
                                8
                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                  (5 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Apartment #6584712
                                  5
                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Very Good! 4.2/5
                                    (6 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 5
                                    Apartment #557891a
                                    6
                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Apartment #6491503
                                      3
                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (51 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #683707a
                                        51
                                        Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                          (12 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #1305006a
                                          12
                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                            (7 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #1708295
                                            7
                                            Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #1324107a
                                              4
                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                House #6667359
                                                2
                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #6576350
                                                  3
                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (56 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #6053616
                                                    56
                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #1542454a
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        Apartment #1231302a
                                                        7
                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                          • Studio
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Studio #881547a
                                                          10
                                                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #1739788
                                                            4
                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                              (13 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              Apartment #1891515
                                                              13
                                                              Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #6662903
                                                                5
                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #1549803a
                                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (5 reviews)
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                                                                    • Studio
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                    Apartment #6566052
                                                                    5
                                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (28 reviews)
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #6206054
                                                                      28
                                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (21 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                        Apartment #667610a
                                                                        21
                                                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                          Apartment #1441742a
                                                                          4
                                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (37 reviews)
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                                                                            • Studio
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #6172270
                                                                            37
                                                                            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (9 reviews)
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                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Apartment #1357587a
                                                                              9
                                                                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 12
                                                                                Villa #1384189a
                                                                                2
                                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Apartment #1532609a
                                                                                  1
                                                                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Apartment #1365060a
                                                                                    4
                                                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (18 reviews)
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                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                                      Apartment #1238750a
                                                                                      18
                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (11 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #6172270
                                                                                        11
                                                                                        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                          (7 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Apartment #1727011
                                                                                          7
                                                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #1775629
                                                                                            2
                                                                                            Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (9 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #6304702
                                                                                              9
                                                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Villa #1292660a
                                                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #1216449a
                                                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #1415487a
                                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Studio #1326558a
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                      Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Great central location, the apartment was very spacious and as it appeared in the description. lovely to sit on the balcony and watch life going on in the square below. Nathalie was very helpful throughout the booking process and showing us around the apartment, and was a lovely lady, highly recommended!!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Nice apartment with great views in quiet part of Ajaccio

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The apartment was better than described.It was a good size with a nice modern kitchen, lots of storage and a big balcony with lovely view out to the bay. The location was good, outside the bustle of the main streets but only a 5 min walk down to the main street, Old Town and Port. It does involve walking up stairs or steepish roads to get back to the apartment so not ideal for people with mobility issues. Onsite parking is a huge bonus and a car is a must for this area. Only issue was check out as we couldn't get hold of owner, so were a bit unsure what to do with the keys,all other communication was good. We had a great stay and would definitely recommend to other travellers.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 03, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016