Napoleonic days 2017 in Ajaccio: in the footsteps of the first French emperor

  • Published: 4-08-2017
  • Category: Events

Napoleonic days 2017

The first French emperor was born in Ajaccio on August 15th, 1769. Since then, Napoleon and the main city of Corsica are indissolubly linked. A link reiterated every year during the Napoleonic days, which will take place from August 13th to 15th, 2017.


The Napoleonic days

During this event, the sacred meets the profane. Because, on the one hand, there will be celebrations for the Assumption. On the other hand, during these three days, the city will pay homage to its most illustrious and famous citizen with great parades, performances, ceremonies, musical moments, fireworks show. And the climax of the event will be the evening of August 15th.



The event will last three days in the middle of summer. For this reason, we recommend you to discover one of the most beautiful parts of the whole Corsica.


How to get there

It’s very easy. Ajaccio is one of the most important ports for the ferries to Corsica. Departures are very frequent, in particular during summer.


Further information

For further information about the 2017 edition of Napoleonic days in Ajaccio (complete program, tickets, any changes), you can visit the official website,


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