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Place Foch

Ajaccio, Communaute d'Agglomeration du Pays Ajaccien, Corsica, France
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GREAT PLACE TO MEET UP AND CHILL

Met friends in Place Foch and enjoyed their morning market Returned later to enjoy the terrific... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JeffTheChairman
,
Exeter, United Kingdom
Very nice square

The square was designed in the beginning of the 19th century as a connecting point of the old town... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
Borzov
,
Rijeka, Croatia
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Ajaccio, Communaute d'Agglomeration du Pays Ajaccien, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met friends in Place Foch and enjoyed their morning market Returned later to enjoy the terrific statue of Napoean Plenty of excellent shops/ eateries

Thank JeffTheChairman
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The square was designed in the beginning of the 19th century as a connecting point of the old town and its suburb. The huge statue of Napoleon Bonaparte, dressed as a Roman consul and made from a white marble, dominates the square together wit the...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Nice statue of Napoleon, farmers type market (cheese, meats, olives, honey etc) plus some cafes. The Petit Train tour starts from here – wouldn’t recommend unless you want to do the longer tour to see something outside of central Ajaccio or unless you have major...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Was in town for the day as part of a cruise. Stumbled upon this busy square and had a blast. Cheese, meats (sausages), produce, crafts, baked goods, preserves, it was all there. My daughter is an olive freak and every variety was available and I...More

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Only in Ajaccio for a day on a cruise stop but felt it was geared to rich yacht crowd. Very expensive everywhere and didnt think this square particularly attractive. Very touristy place

Thank geordieboy919
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Pleasant little square but we found prices very high for an alcoholic drink as we did everywhere in Ajaccio. The train does leave from here but, to be honest, there is so little in Ajaccio the train is a waste of time unless you have...More

Thank pookiehorsham
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Nice little square acknowledging Marechal Foch. The Petit Train tour goes from here and it is close to all the town restaurants and bars plus some gift shopping. There are plenty makets and evening life entertainment

Thank Brook R
Reviewed 23 July 2016

When getting off the cruise ships turn left and walk along the harbor until one sees open air square on right side. Cross the two way street with caution. Cars do not slow down for pedestrians. Napoleon's statue overlooks Place Foch's activities.

7  Thank nikebrisngr
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Place Foch is a large paved area adjacent the cruise terminal. On our visit, there was a delightful street market occupying the entire area, selling all manner of French produce. Wines, cheeses, meats and fruit and vegetables all made for a colourful and aroma filled...More

3  Thank Haslander
Reviewed 20 June 2016

When we visited the whole square was full of fantastic food stalls. Every type of local produce available and the cheese was my own particular favourite . The stall owners were very nice and helpful

1  Thank John C
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