Spending the Feast of the Assumption in Corsica: 5 ideas for your holidays

  • Published: 15-07-2015
  • Category: Events

Feast of the Assumption 2015 in Corsica

You’re lucky because you’re going to spend your summer holidays in Corsica. And you’ll be here during the Feast of the Assumption. Do you need some ideas about how to spend this day? Here there are 5.


1. Napoleon

Every year, the city of Ajacco pays homage to the birth of the first French Imperator, who was born on August 15th, 1769. And it do by celebrating the Napoleonic Days: three days with processions, parades, shows with ancient clothes and ceremonies. The most awaited moment is August 15th, with fireworks show and music along the seafront of Ajaccio.


2. The procession

Bastia’s cathedral can be proud of its splendid and precious statue of the Virgin. On the day of the Feast of the Assumption, this statue is carried on procession between the streets of the city. A moment that combines sacred and profane.


3. Entertainment

For you, the Feast of the Assumption should be celebrated just in one way: dancing until the lights come up. In Corsica there are several occasions to have a bit of fun: the biggest discotheques are near Ajaccio, Bastia and Bonifacio. Moreover, on the occasion of the Feast of the Assumption there are a lot of events along the beach.


4. Beaches

Another great idea to spend your Feast of the Assumption is organizing a little tour to discover the most beautiful beaches in Corsica. Seeing them all in a day is impossible: depending on the zone of Corsica where you are, you can organize the day so you can  see at least some of them.


5. For the family

Will you spend your Feast of the Assumption 2015 in Corsica with your family and you need ideas that can include children? There are a lot of adventure and amusementt parks, such A Cupulatta natural park and Acqua cyrne gliss aquatic park .


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