Ajaccio is a welcoming city and offers different possibilities for accommodation.
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A museum has been set up in the house where Napoleon lived and spent his youth, which is filled with family portraits, furniture of the time, tapestries, decorative items, as well as superb collection of art collected by his uncle Cardinal Fesch. An interesting family tree of the Bonaparte family, which arrives up to 1959, is found in a room on the second floor.www.musee-maisonbonaparte.fr
This immense library, which has a reading room of some 30 metres long, is home to ancient books arranged on elegant walnut shelves, and is one of the most important in France. It was created by Luciano Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, in 1801 with books confiscated from revolutionaries of the Crown, nobility and clergy.www.bibliotheque.ajaccio.fr
This museum contains one of the most important collections in France, particularly of Italian art. Cardinal Joseph Fesch, who lived in the nineteenth-century building which is now a museum, at the time when he was French ambassador to the Holy See, collected some 16,000 Italian masterpieces. Today the museum features some of these works by Bellini, Botticelli, Titian, Perugino, Veronese, Canova, Bernini and others: the largest collection of Italian artists outside the Louvre.www.musee-fesch.com
The wild Park of A Capulatta is found some 20 kilometres from Ajaccio. Well worth visiting for its unspoilt nature, uniquely approximately 150 different species of tortoises live here.