8 Best Places to Shop in Corsica, France


A large selection of leather, pottery, and beautiful jewelry crafted by local artisans is available at Art'Insula. For the gourmand, there's an assortment of honeys, vinegars, and liqueurs.

Casa di l'Artigiani

Created to showcase local artisans, Casa di l'Artigiani is the perfect place to find handmade crafts, from traditionally forged knives, leather items, and musical instruments, to hand-knit sweaters. There are also locally produced culinary treasures like olive oils, jams, honeys, and canistrelli biscuits.

Casa Napoléon

This well-stocked boutique sells organic jams, olives oils, wines, and traditional dishes. It belongs to Charles Antona, who's been in business for more than 30 years.

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Christel Torres Mosaique

Close to the port, this special studio is owned by a talented mosaic artist who showcases her colorful creations in mirrors, tables, and objets d'art. Visits are by appointment only.

Les Pierres de Corse

The "Oeil de Sainte Lucie," the small plate that closes a mollusk's shell, can be found here in pendants, rings, earrings, and bracelets. Natural Corsican stones are also showcased at this friendly boutique.

Marché Traditionnel

In front of the town hall, meander through myriad stalls selling everything from local cheeses to charcuterie, oils, and other fine Corsican gastronomic products every weekend.

Paese Nostru

Corsican crafts of all kinds are for sale in this tiny souvenir shop. Of special interest is the cutlery, hand-forged with wrought-iron and wooden handles.

29 rue Fesch, Ajaccio, Corsica, 20000, France

U Stazzu

Known for its high-quality cheese and wine, this award-winning shop offers some of the best hams on the island, including the waist-busting Coppa and Lonzu. Tasting is encouraged.

1 rue Bonaparte, Ajaccio, Corsica, 20000, France