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City break in Ajaccio. Active leisure ideas for Ajaccio - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Ajaccio In Ajaccio every guest can easily find an entertainment to suit own taste. Here you will surely find elite restaurants, various shops and colorful markets that sell all kinds of goods, and, of course, numerous nightclubs. The city is also home to the only casino in Corsica, a visit to which will be genuinely interesting not only for experienced players, but also for beginners. In addition to the classic roulette and poker, the casino is equipped with a large game room full of various slots. The city is simply full of various nightclubs and discos. Tourists are traditionally very pleased with amazing night walks on yachts. This romantic adventure will surely leave a lot of positive impressions.
The Old Town part of the city has the greatest interest for tourists. Start your observation of the city’s points of interest from visiting Foch Square. The square is surrounded by … Open
Beach rest remains one of the most favorite pastimes for visitors of the city. The coast of Ajaccio is truly universal and is perfect either for family rest, or for water sports. Here you can finally make your wish come true and enroll into a diving school. Tourists can also make a marine walk on a catamaran or enjoy a trip along the coast on a yacht. Fans of fishing can order a trip to the most remote parts of the island, where they will be able to enjoy their hobby in its full. The local fishermen have a very good tradition - before going to the sea, they absolutely should visit the church of St. Erasmus. The locals believe that if you do so, the fishing will surely be very successful.
Those visitors, who simply cannot imagine a rest without engaging night entertainments, are recommended to visit 1er Consul bar. Music here doesn’t stop until early in the morning, and dancing pool is always full of visitors. Huge selection of cocktails in the bar and various signature snacks will surely become a perfect complement to your rest. Fans of shopping are recommended to make a walk to the beautiful markets of the city, in which you can buy excellent homemade food, clothing, and, of course, interesting souvenirs. You can also visit Album - a popular local shopping complex, which is home to numerous clothing stores. Music lovers will be interested in attending Musica store, Farmer's Market is simply the best place to purchase high quality food products. Copyright
1. Those tourists, who expect to pay lots of attention to walks around the city, are recommended to visit Ajaccio during the period from April to June. At this time of a year the city is … Open
Diving in Ajaccio is very popular activity due to the purest water and beauty of the underwater world, rich in colorful fish and other inhabitants of the sea depths. To enjoy all these beauties you can use the services of numerous dive centers. Experienced instructors will dedicate newcomers to the subtleties of underwater diving, acquaint them with the safety rules and proper behavior in the underwater world, You can also be taught to photograph underwater flora and fauna. They will accompany you in underwater excursions and familiarize with local regulations, among which, in particular, there are such: for diving, people are not under 16 years of age who have appropriate insurance; on the island night fishing is prohibited. In winter, hunting for all crustaceans is prohibited.
Ajaccio The excellent climate of Corsica allows you to relax and practice numerous types of water sports throughout the year. The rainy weather is rare here, and the ordinary air temperature in winter is +14 degrees Celsius. Some tours around France include a trip to Ajaccio, where fans of water sports are waiting for a wonderful outdoor activity. There are many mountain rivers in Corsica, and such kinds of water sports as canoeing are very popular. In the coastal zone, where there is about 300 km of beautiful sandy beaches, lovers of water sports are always offered to go for water skiing or go scuba diving. For fans of surfing Corsica - just heaven. Especially favorable conditions for beginners and professionals in the southern areas of Corsica.
In addition to the usual windsurfing, they are engaged in kite surfing - skating on a board behind a rectangular parachute. Training sessions in water sports in Corsica is conducted in English or French by professional coaches with appropriate licenses. Also in Corsica, all conditions for lovers of sea fishing are created.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Ajaccio and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Ajaccio
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Corse' , 37.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve' , 51.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Arcipelago di la Maddalena' , 95.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’ Asinara' , 104 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Ajaccio
♥   Restaurant 'A Nepita' Ajaccio. Type - Modern cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Palm Beach' Ajaccio. Type - Modern cuisine. 5.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Arbousier' Porticcio. Type - Classic cuisine. 6.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge du Prunelli' Bastelicaccia. Type - Traditional cuisine. 8.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'U Licettu' Mezzavia. Type - Traditional cuisine. 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Escaliers du Roy d Aragon

From the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
On the island of Corsica is one of the most unusual and dizzying stairs in the world with a poetic name - King Aragon Steps (Escalier du Roy d’Aragon). The ancient stone staircase passes along the walls of the town of Bonifacio. According to one of the legends, it was built in the early 15th century in just one night. The staircase was cut straight in a steep rock. The angle of its ascent is at least 45 degrees. To pass it completely, you need to overcome 187 steep steps, which can be attacked by dizziness. … Read further
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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this


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Guide to your best city break in Ajaccio - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Ajaccio - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Ajaccio?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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