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Achilleion Museum

Gastouri 491 00, Greece
+30 2661 056245
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“corfu town” (105 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Gastouri 491 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I missed The Achilleion last time but saw it from the back of a scooter at night, thanks to a kind Greek airline employee who took me into town to my hotel. For those who are interested in Empress Elisabeth of Austria and her interest...More

Thank COGR
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Achillion is a stunning place, worth several hours of wandering. When we got there it was late in the afternoon, and not wanting to drive Corfu's 'fun' roads in the dark we did not get to spend as much time as we would have...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you go to corfu you have to see this palace gives a vieuw of all the wealth they( the austrians) had in that time

Thank Guy570
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit just one historic site on the island of Corfu, make it this one. Everything about the place is breathtaking - the palace, its history, the gardens, the statues, and the views. It's worth taking the audio guide, but you'll need your passport...More

Thank soul_man_dave
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This was the palace of Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Kaiser William II of Germany. It is exquisite. Beautiful building and gardens full of bougainvillea. Inside gives you history of the place and many of the furnishings.

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Beautiful summer palace with lovely grounds and gardens. Not very busy and easy to navigate. Enjoyed having a coffee on the veranda.

Thank lovetennis99
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Very interesting lovely place to look around. Stunning views and enjoyed learning about Corfu and history

Thank Sharajade
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Built in the late 19th century as her summer palace by Empress Elisabeth of Bavaria. It was built in the style of an ancient Phaecian palace. It was designed with the greek hero Achilles as its central theme. After Elisabeth was assinated the palace was...More

Thank loudini56
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I walked from the Mouse Island to the Kaiser Bridge which took about 45 mins. Unfortunately, there is no way to walk from the Bridge to Achilleion probably due to the steep terrain. It's unclear how the empress or the kaiser managed to get up...More

Thank Marcel2trap
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Although I managed to get lost on the way, once I arrived it was definitely worth the walk! I'd never heard of the Empress Sisi before visiting, and I found her story and the history of the palace quite interesting. The gardens and the statues...More

Thank CPerez14
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Arsena G
24 August 2017|
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Response from raduati1957 | Reviewed this property |
There are relatively few places for parking. People park their car along the road for a maximum 5 min walk! No fear of being fined! Is better with the bus which is very convenient!
Marianne M
31 July 2017|
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Response from leighb123 | Reviewed this property |
It took us 4 days. Paleokastitsa was the most beautiful. The bella vista taverna in lakones has the most breathtaking view of the heart shaped coast. Also lakones is an old untouched town and amazing to walk through as see... More
Marianne M
26 July 2017|
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Response from Andrea D | Reviewed this property |
I waited in line to get a hand held guide for about an hour and could only keep the device for 1 hour