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Achilleion Palace

The Achilleion Palace located in the traditional corfiot village Gastouri, 10 km from Corfu town. The road starts from the highway Corfu- Achilleion follow the straight road and after turn left at Ponti. The way is exciting, has successive turns and green hills with olive trees. Finally passing through the village Gastouri in the first location on the hilltop is the Achilleion Palace. The palace was built b ...

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New Fortress

The New Fortress of Corfu (Nuova Fortezza) was built in the 16th century, by the Venetians to protect the city from invaders by the sea. The architect Francisco Vitelli demolished more than 2,000 houses and churches in order to build the huge walls of fortress. The gate is decorated with a carved lion, emblem of St. Mark, which connects the fortress with Venice. Inside there are two English barracks, underg ...

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The Castle of Kassiopi

The castle of Kassiopi signifies the ancient history of Corfu. It was built by the Romans (there could have been another building in its place earlier). From the castle one could control the strategic passage between Kassiopi and greek ancient place Vouthroto. In 577 AD the Goths destroyed it. Its decline  begins basically since the 11th century AD with the decline of the Byzantine empire. In 1081 Robert Gu ...

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Mon Repo Park

Mon Repos is a villa located 3km from the center of Corfu Town.  The palace was built by the British Commissioner of Ionian Islands, Frederick Adam, in 1831 for the sake of his beloved wife Nina Palatianou. The palace at times had hosted celebrities such as the legendary Empress Elisabeth of Austria or otherwise Princess Sissy. On the occasion of her stay in Corfu, Elizabeth built the Achilleion Palace. Her ...

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Pantokrator Mountain

Pantokrator is the highest mountain of Corfu with 917m altitude.  Is an observatory for the Ionian Sea, the mountains of Albania and Corfu countryside. The route that visitor is following from Corfu Town to the mountain Pantokrator is excellent. The visitor must follow the sign towards to Paleokastritsa, then turn left to Dassia and passing Ipsos, must go forward to the village of Spartilas. When you reach ...

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Old Perithia

LocationThe village of Old Perithia (Palia Perithia) located north from Corfu town and is down from the mountain Pantokratoras. Also has 8km distance from the village of Kassiopi.HistoryIt is a village at the end of 19th century with houses which are built in the Venetian architecture. The district of the village of Old Perithia has been abandoned by its inhabitants for many years and so the feel that each ...

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Pontikonisi ( Mouse island)

The famous Pontikonisi (Greek meaning "mouse island") is a green rock with many trees and located at the entrance of the lagoon Chalikiopoulos across from Corfu airport I.Kapodistrias. ...

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Paleokastritsa’s Caves

Starting with a boat from the beach of Paleokastritsa, you have the opportunity to enjoy a complex of caves that are carved by the nature. All this comes in perfect harmony with the green hills and the rocks of the region. The boat also makes a trip around the coastline and at the same time passes separately through each cave. The sight that visitors can admire when they pass through the caves is fantastic. ...

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Corfu Town

Old Town The old town of Corfu is an architectural masterpiece and in 2007 was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. In several parts of old town may be found houses of the Venetian time and British Neoclassical style of the 19th and 20th centuries. A walk through the picturesque narrow streets, into the fortresses, at the palaces, between the arches, the paved streets is enough to travel the visitor ...

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Old Fortress

The old fortress of Corfu (Fortezza) is located at the east side of Corfu town. Its architecture is Venetian. The imposing gate of the fortress is situated opposite the famous Liston and the green square Spianada. The old fortress of Corfu was built in two peaks that formed two great towers, the tower of the land and the tower of the sea. When the city was destroyed in the 6th century, the fortress was buil ...

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