|Commander Kelly in Ajaccio|
His last visit to Corsica took place in 1799 on his return from Egypt when he was 30 years old. He never returned to Corsica as First Consul or Emperor.
You will, nevertheless, find the spirit of Napoleon throughout the island of Corsica to this day. Consider the Napoleon Grotto near Bonifacio. Napoleon seems even to have become a part of the natural landscape of the island (see photos below)!
|Napoleon's Grotto (Photo: Tom Ziemba)|
|Napoleon's Grotto, near Bonifacio|
|Napoleon slept here, Bonifacio|
|Frenchmen at work, Ajaccio|
|Napoleonic Toga Party, Ajaccio|
|Napoleon's first church|
You will find Napoleon even in the bars and restaurants of Ajaccio...
|Spirits of Napoleon, Ajaccio|
|Cardinal Fesch, Palais Fesch|
Ajaccio had another favourite son -- the singer and actor Tino Rossi. You will find his home on the beach near Ajaccio. Here is a sample of Tino Rossi...
Tino Rossi's tour of Ajaccio
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