Nice and interesting. We had a good guide: Grațian. He told us a lot of things about this place. I liked it so much.Before I didn't know much about it.
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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
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
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
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
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.
Beautiful summer palace with lovely grounds and gardens. Not very busy and easy to navigate. Enjoyed having a coffee on the veranda.
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
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