Why is Ajaccio such a popular cycling destination ?
Also know as the Napoleon’s city, Ajaccio is a perfect place for a cycling holiday. The weather is always warm and sunny and breathtaking views are everywhere.
Ajaccio is a very easy place to reach thanks to its airport, which is well served from all over Europe, and also thanks the ferry services from the mainland (France and Italy).
The Tour de France passed through Ajaccio in 2013 allowing enthusiasts to discover its potential as a cycling destination but the local roads remain quiet and absolutely perfect for cycling.
Ajaccio is equally well suited for family holidays, honeymoon retreats or a training camp with your friends. Ajaccio offers entertainment for everybody. The kids can enjoy the sea whilst you are powering up the Col de Vizzavona or one of the other numerous passes around the area.
You can easily enjoy a full week in Ajaccio without ever riding the same loop or mountain pass twice, riding to the north you can discover the amazing Calanches de Piana, or head inland and test your legs on the mountainous, or ride the amazing network of tiny roads south of Ajaccio.