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Attraction

Achilleion Palace

As the name of the Palace indicates, the main theme during the construction of the Palace was Achilles. This palace was built in the 19th century by Elizabeth of Bavaria (known as Sissy), who was very fond of Greek and Corfiot culture and traditions and chose the area of Achilleion for constructing a summer palace.

 

Highlights

  • Elizabeth of Bavaria
  • Sculpture of Achilles
  • Amazing Gardens

Distances

Corfu Airport

8km

Corfu Port

10km

Corfu Town

10km

As the name of the Palace indicates, the main theme during the construction of the Palace was Achilles. This palace was built in the 19th century by Elizabeth of Bavaria (known as Sissy), who was very fond of Greek and Corfiot culture and traditions and chose the area of Achilleion for constructing a summer palace.

Nowadays, visitors will have the chance to see the interior containing renovated rooms and the gardens, featuring the sculpture of Achilles.