Ajaccio, France

Corsica: an island with a large marina, a rich history featuring Napoleon Bonaparte and an abundance of spring flowers.

Book your ticket to Ajaccio, the picturesque capital city of the island of Corsica! Its attractive large marina and pretty bays are reminiscent of the Côte d’Azur. You will certainly enjoy your time here! Go to the city centre for some history. The city is the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte. He is very important for the island and this is evident everywhere. There are museums, statues and even street names dedicated to him throughout the city.

Fly to ‘Île de Beauté’

Ajaccio is a good place from which to visit other parts of the islands. Put on good hiking boots as the island has several mountainous areas. The highest mountain, Monte Cinto, is over 2,700 metres high! Discover why the island is also called the ‘Île de Beauté’. This is naturally because of its beautiful scenery with trees, brush and meadows. In spring these are all in full bloom!

Practical information

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Ajaccio and the Netherlands.


The currency used in Ajaccio is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Ajaccio lasts approximately one and a half hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.