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Located on the south shore of the Gulf of Ajaccio, between sea and mountains, Pietrosella covers 3600 hectares and has about 1200 inhabitants. The village is located 20 minutes drive from the seaside Various hamlets near shore cover the territory: Cruciata, and Sant'Amanza Acellasca.

At 8 km from Porticcio, 21 km from Ajaccio airport, 25 km from the port of Ajaccio.

Geographical information

Latitude41.8366960 (N 41° 50’ 12”)
Longitude8.8457570 (E 8° 50’ 45”)
Surface area35.23 km²
Population1285 inhabitants
Density36 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAjaccio (27 km, 31 min)
Insee code2A228
IntercommunalityCC de la Pieve de L'ornano
DepartmentSouthern Corsica

Nearest cities & towns

Porticcio12.7 km (21 min)
Coti-Chiavari13 km (20 min)
Cognocoli-Monticchi14.3 km (23 min)
Pila-Canale16.5 km (26 min)
Serra-di-Ferro18.3 km (30 min)
Bastelicaccia18.8 km (29 min)
Albitreccia19.1 km (30 min)
Guargualé19.7 km (34 min)
Eccica-Suarella22 km (31 min)
Cauro23 km (30 min)
Urbalacone24 km (38 min)
Santa-Maria-Siché24 km (36 min)

Things to see and do

The beaches are those of Pietrosella RUPPIONE and Mare e Sole as well as those placed on the three loops around the tip of Isolella: St. Barbara, Cala Stagnola and Medea.

Great place to visit: the tower and the peninsula of Isolella Isolella.

Hiking trails and walks accessible from the sea

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Theatre Festival "Theatre of the Isolella" in April each year.

Music Festival "Music of the Isolella" in August.

Imperial Xtri Triathlon in September.


Tip of the Isolella
Tip of the Isolella
See photo


Friday 22 september
Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C
Saturday 23 september
Min. 13°C - Max. 21°C
Sunday 24 september
Min. 14°C - Max. 21°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Catamaran ride in the Gulf of Ajaccio and Propriano
Nature and the great outdoors35 € to 70 € Ajaccio (12.8 km)
Cruise and hikes on the Corsican coast
Nature and the great outdoors3200 € Ajaccio (13.4 km)
Hiking in the Piana Creeks – Leaving from Ajaccio
Nature and the great outdoors55 € Ajaccio (17 km)
Hike around the Capo di Muro Tower – Leaving from Ajaccio
Nature and the great outdoors55 € Ajaccio (17.1 km)
Hiking in Monte Aragnascu – Leaving from Ajaccio
Nature and the great outdoors55 € Ajaccio (17.1 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
I Canni
Village visitEasy45 minSotta (43 km)
Vallée d'Arce
HikeEasy1h00Sotta (43 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals


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