What to do in Ajaccio when it rains

For once, we are going to break a myth...
Yes, it's true, sometimes it rains in Corsica and more precisely in Ajaccio. But, we reassure you, it never lasts very long and it is necessary for nature...
And as we know that the weather is an important element in the organisation of holidays, we thought we would share with you our tips for enjoying the Ajaccio region in the rain. rain.

 

Palais Fesch, Fine Arts Museum
Bonaparte House

DISCOVER (OR REDISCOVER) THE MUSEUMS OF THE IMPERIAL CITY

Bad weather is often an opportunity to visit monuments monuments that we pass by without necessarily paying the attention they deserve...

 
 
Palais Fesch, Fine Arts Museum 

Did you know that the largest collection of Italian paintings in France, after that of the Louvres, was in Ajaccio? It is located at Fesch PalaceIt is named after Joseph Fesch, Napoleon's maternal uncle, who bequeathed his collection of paintings to the city.
You can also discover the gallery dedicated to Corsican painters, without forgetting the Imperial Chapel.

 
 
National Museum of the Bonaparte House

Ajaccio was the birthplace of the man who was to become the Emperor of the French: Napoleon Bonaparte. His birthplace, the Bonaparte Househas become a national museum. Nestled in the heart of the old town, this building is dedicated to the Bonaparte family (furniture, paintings and period decorations).
It regularly hosts temporary exhibitions.

 

DISCOVERING NAPOLEON IN A NEW WAY

 
Naporama 

Who doesn't like Playmobils ? Especially if they allow us to learn History in a playful way (yes we kept our childish soul😉 ) through dioramas reconstituting scenes of Napoleon's life. 

 

PLAYING AT BEING A DETECTIVE 

What if the Room 237 was not the one you stay in at the hotel but the place for an immersive adventure? You have 60 minutes to solve riddles and free yourself from this escape game.
Top time! 

Bonus info: There's even a special one for wine lovers, but we're saving it for sunny days...

SPENDING 

The trouble with rain is that you can't let off steam... unless you try the activities at the Corsica Arena: bowling, laser and VR games, trampolines, there's no shortage of choice.


We told you, the rain does not prevent you from discovering the Ajaccio region.
PS: in addition to our good advice, we also have umbrellas on sale at the Tourist Office shop 😉