15kmfrom Corfu Town
Achillion Palace is situated at the south-east part of the Island in a village named Gastouri. The Neo-classical Palace was designed and built for the Empress Elisabeth of Austria, later named Sissy. Visit the Palace to enjoy the garden with its several trees and statues. Afte r the Empress Elisabeth’s assassination in 1898, Kaiser Wilhelm ll owned the palace. It was built in 1891 and it is by far one of the most beautiful sights of the Island.