With almost 53000 inhabitants, Ajaccio is a city located in the southern part of Corsica. As the prefecture of this region, it's a real economic and administrative centre. Its port, its numerous private mansions, its coves and small beaches makes it a must see .
As Napoleon Bonaparte was born in this city, many traces of his presence can be seen . It is thus possible today to visit the house where he was born, as well as many monuments dedicated to him as the Napoleonic Salon of the city hall. Many mansion houses owned by middle-class families related to Bonaparte are visible in the narrow streets of the old town.