Religious in Sartène

Procession du Catenacciu

Notorious for its banditry and bloody vendettas in the 19th century, Sartène has more recently found fame thanks to this annual re-enactment of the Passion that has taken place here every Good Friday since the Middl…
Street Carnival in Ajaccio

Fêtes Napoléoniennes

Ajaccio’s biggest bash celebrates Napoléon’s birthday on 15 August (which coincides with the Assumption of Mary, a national bank holiday) with military-themed parades, street spectacles and a huge fireworks display.
Cultural in Ajaccio

Ajaccio Fête le Printemps

For two weeks in late April, Ajaccio and the surrounding areas host a raft of events – concerts, workshops, outdoor activities, guided tours – to celebrate the start of the beaux jours (long sunny days).
Religious in Ajaccio

St Érasme

Street and boat procession on 2 June in honour of St Érasme, patron saint of pêcheurs (fishermen).
Music in Calvi

Rencontres Polyphoniques

Catch traditional Corsican chants at this five-day music festival in September.
Music in Erbalunga

Festival de Musique d’Erbalunga

Each August during the Festival de Musique d’Erbalunga, open-air concerts fill the village’s central square.
Religious in Calvi

La Semaine Sainte

Easter celebrations culminate in street processions on Good Friday and Easter Monday.