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Carnival d'Ajaccio

Scheduled in early summer, the festive Carnival of Ajaccio is when townspeople in colorful disguises parade in the cité imperiale.

Fêtes Napoléoniennes

Held August 13–15, the Fêtes Napoléoniennes is one of the island's major festivals. It culminates with fireworks, historical reconstructions, and parades to celebrate the Little Corporal's birthday on August 15.

La Madunnuccia

Started in 1656, La Madunnuccia is a true Ajaccian tradition spotlighting the Procession de la Madunnuccia (Procession of the Madonna). A large Mass is held March 18 at the cathedral, followed by a citywide tour of the famous statue.

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