What to do in Achilleon

Visit Achilleon during a Mediterranean cruise

Introduction

Achilleon is the name of the palace on the island of Corfu that was built by the Austrian Empress Sisi. The palace was built in 1890 in the region of Gastouri, about 10 kilometers south of Kerkira.

Achilles, the Greek mythical figure was used as a central theme in the construction and design of this neoclassical palace. Empress Sisi mainly used it as a summer residence.

Practical

The only real highlight in Achilleon (Gastouri) is the summer palace of the Empress Sisi. It's well worth a visit for those who like neoclassical architecture. Count on about 2 hours to visit the palace.

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