Scenic Ajaccio Highlights

Scenic Ajaccio Highlights

Scenic Ajaccio Highlights

A large bronze statue of Napoleon and his brothers dominate DeGaulle Square, which you will pass as you journey along the main street,Cours Napoleon.

Continuing on to Austerlitze Square there will be an impressive monument in his honor as Napoleon played in this area as a child. You'll leave the square and proceed to Punta della Parata for a view of the red granite islets that have become the symbol of the town.

Once you're back in the center of town, you'll be guided on a walking tour of the old quarter passing the cathedral where Napoleon was baptized. Your walk will take you by the exterior of Maison Bonaparte where the emperor was born.

As your journey comes to a close you'll walk to Square Foch for views of Napoleon as first Roman Consul and then to Town Hall.


  • Narrated driving and walking tour


Remember to bring your camera Excursions listed for a port may not be available for every cruise.

Departure Location

At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.

Redemption and Voucher Details

  1. After you complete your booking, your credit card will be charged and our expert Shore Excursion Concierge agents will 'hand'-review your shore excursion selections against your cruise itinerary to confirm compatibility. Your credit card statement will list the merchant for the charges as Port Promo Cruise Tours.
  2. You will receive an email within 72 hours of booking from which confirms your booking and contains the vouchers required for your shore excursions. Please print these vouchers and bring them with you on your cruise. You will be required to turn the voucher(s) in to the corresponding shore excursion supplier(s). The vouchers feature information regarding how to meet up with the tour leader upon arrival to a port and other important details.
  3. Your tour is completely refundable if your ship is unable to get into port or due to weather cancellations. See our terms and conditions for complete details.
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