The capital of Corsica,
Ajaccio lies in a calm bay on the west coast of
Corsica, set against a backdrop of wooded hills.
It is a relaxed rather than lively town and visitors
come here to enjoy its wealth of cafés,
restaurants and shops.
The sights here mainly
revolve around Napoleon, who was born here.
The town's main sights
are the magnificent cathedral where Napoleon was
christened, the Bonaparte residence and numerous
statues and street names related to his family.
are not particularly proud of the island having
spawned Napoleon and many consider him deridingly
as a jumped-up Frenchman.
Locals in Ajaccio are,
however, willing to boast about the Musée
Fesch, which contains the art collection of Napoleon's
maternal uncle, Cardinal Fesch. The collection
of Italian paintings is considered to rate second
only to that of the Louvre.
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