Labour Day - 1st May
Victoire 1945 (VE) Day - 8th May
Ascension Day - May
Pentecost - May/June
Bastille Day - 14th July
A nationwide celebration to commemorate the French Revolution and the end of the 'Ancien Regime' with various parades, night time animations and firework displays.
A Notte di a Memoria - the Relève du Gouverneur in Bastia - Mid July
A Notte di a Memoria - the Relève du Gouverneur is a re-enactment of the arrival of the French governor with the Citadel in Bastia cloaked in light-and a drum parade through the streets.
Les Fêtes Napoléoniennes in Ajaccio - Mid August
Ajaccio celebrates the August birthday of Corsica's most famous son (which is on 15th) with period processions and a fireworks display.