Car rental in Ajaccio
Marvel at the beauty of the imperial city and enjoy the scenic show of Corsica’s gorgeous coastline. Fancy driving around the delights of Ajaccio region? Do not hesitate and hire a car with corsica-car-rental.com.
You wish to hire a car in Ajaccio?
Since there are only two ways to get to Ajaccio from the mainland, Corsica-car-rental.com operates in two strategic locations in order to better suit your needs.
The first agency is at the airport. If you get in by boat or by train leaving from another Corsican town, Corsica-car-rental.com also has an office in the town centre.
A word of caution though: the office opens only in the morning and is closed on Sunday and bank holidays!
Hiring a car in Ajaccio is a must to make the most of the imperial city and explore the amazing sites of Ajaccio region.
Although the city in itself is well served by bus services (maybe not as well as visitors would expect though), you need to rely on a car to get to the small beaches, the hotels, and the remote sites scattered over the rugged coast of the Ajaccio region.
Car rental in Ajaccio Airport :
Should you fly to Ajaccio, you can collect your car as soon as you arrive at Napoleon Bonaparte Airport.
Our office, which is located in the car park directly opposite the Terminal, is open seven days a week. There is a wide selection of vehicle types available here.
Closed 24 and 31 december 2017 08.00 pm
Opening hours :
- From Monday to Sunday - 07:00am to midnight (bank holidays included)
Address: Napoléon Bonaparte Airport - 20000 Ajaccio
Car rental in Ajaccio City :
We have selected a rental office open from April to October, every morning. Close to the bus station, the ferry terminal and the train station, the agency has a central position to serve you.
Annual closing from october 01, 2017 to April 08, 2018
- Monday to Saturday : 8.30am – 13.00pm (bank holidays included)
- Sunday and bank holidays: closed
Address: 1 rue Paul Colonna d'Istria - 20 181 Ajaccio
The Sanguinaires Islands and the tower of Parata
The road of the Sanguinaires Islands offers fantastic landscapes, where the light blue of the sea matches the green of the corsican vegetation called maquis.
Going as far as the tower of Parata, you will discover one of the most beautiful genovese tower of Corsica. A path will bring you to the tower. Unfortunately, it is not possible to visit inside, as it is a protected heritage.
The islands are accessible by boat, jet ski, or even by kayak ! You will enjoy a stunning view on Ajaccio bay. A visit not to be missed !
The gulf of Lava and the west coast
With your car rental, you will be able to go as far as the gulf of Lava, and we advise you to plan a day of visit for this region. During this day, you will enjoy to visit the villages of the west coast ; Sagone, Cargese, Piana, and Porto. The red granite cliffs are a very famous site, as well as the gulf of Girolata.
The breathtaking landscapes are worth a visit!
The historical centre of Ajaccio
The cours Napoléon is waiting for the shopping addicts! The old city is great for cultural visits : the house of Napoleon, the citadel, and many other museums are opened all year long to welcome visitors. The Fesch street is a nice part of the city to walk and stroll.
Don't miss the waterfront, where you can appreciate a nice walk... You will find the casino, and many restaurant with sea view.
The south shore of the bay
Porticcio, Ruppione, Isolella and Agosta are the beaches of this part of the bay. An invitation to relax and enjoy the sun...
You will appreciate the small city of Porticcio, its shops, bars and restaurants. This wild coast will charm you, and without any doubt, you will want to discover more of this part of Corsica by going along the coastline, as far as the genovese tower of Capo di Muro.
Between the maquis of the Coti-Chiavari forest and the idyllic beaches, your holidays are planned to be just fabulous.