Le Bilboq – Chez Jean Jean
Napoléon spent his first nine years in this house. Ransacked by Corsican nationalists in 1793, requisitioned by English troops from 1794...
Fans of Napoléon will make a beeline for this museum on the 1st floor of the Hôtel de Ville. It exhibits Napoléonic medals, portraits...
Also offers a cultural tour (adult/child €28/20) and a voyage down to Bonifacio (€58/40), including a four-hour stop on shore.
An old-style brasserie decked out with shiny wood and polished brass, plus plenty of flavoursome dishes.
Lonely Planet review
In business for decades, this Ajaccio icon is famous for one thing and one thing only: langouste aux spaghetti (lobster spaghetti; €12 per 100g), savoured alfresco in a tiny pedestrian street. Knock it all down with a well-chosen Corsican wine, and enter seventh heaven.