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Fesch Museum

50-52 Rue Cardinal Fesch, 20000 Ajaccio, France

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About Fesch Museum

The Fesch museum is located in Ajaccio, the birthplace of its founder, the cardinal Joseph Fesch, it is housed in the 19th-century Palais Fesch on Rue Cardinal Fesch. It has the largest collections of Italian paintings, with three departments being particularly well represented: the Italian Primitives, Roman Baroque painting, and Neapolitan Baroque painting.


Attractions near Fesch Museum

Maison Bonaparte0.46km from Fesch Museum

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE was born in this MAjestic castle in Ajaccio in 1769. Napoleon's birthplace, a large and simple residence, is now a museum devoted to the Bonaparte family in Corsica. The visit starts on the second floor with a historical evocation of Corsica in the 18th century and is followed by an introduction to members of the family. In 1967, the house was made into a museum and declared a national museum.

Ajaccio Cathedral0.53km from Fesch Museum

A majestic roman catholic church which was located in Ajaccio, Corsica. The house of God is the clerical seat of the Bishop of Ajaccio, a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Marseille. The cathedral has been a monument Historique since 30 October 1906. This Cathedral is built in the style of the Counter-Reformation with ocher.  The cathedral also houses a large pipe organ built in 1849 by Aristide Cavaillé-Coll and later restored and electrified by Joël Pétrique.

Plage du Ricanto3.21km from Fesch Museum

A beautiful beach that was located in the neighborhood of Marseille, France. This beautiful white sand beach is a nice location for a holiday. So many programs are hosting on this beach and also it is a popular destination for water sports.  was the venue for the 2008 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and so many other programs are being conducted on this white sandy beach.

Gravona5.51km from Fesch Museum

The Gravona is a river of the Corse-du-Sud and a tributary of the coastal river the Prunelli. It has its source in the Renosu massif. It is one of the mountain rivers which was very pure and also its upper end the Gravona is a crystal-clear mountain stream cascading over falls and rapids into trout-filled pools.

Capo di Feno9.76km from Fesch Museum

Capo di Feno is a cape and also the name of a beach located in Corse-du-Sud , not far from the Gulf of Ajaccio . First of all renowned for its wild beauty and the clarity of its water, it is also home to one of the best-known surf spots in Corse-du-Sud.

Torra di a Parata11.16km from Fesch Museum

The Torra di a Parata is a ruined Genoese tower located in the commune of Ajaccio which was built in 1550-1551 by Giacomo Lombardo. It was one of a series of coastal defenses constructed by the Republic of Genoa between 1530 and 1620 to stem the attacks by Barbary pirates. It offers Panoramic coastline views and also it can be reached by a rocky nature trail.

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Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and politically one of the 18 regions of France. The island's climate, mountains, and coastlines make it popular among tourists.