Εxplore the most famous sights, located in the island of Corfu.
The Achilleion Palace located in the traditional corfiot village Gastouri, 10 km from Corfu town. The palace was built by the Empress Elizabeth of Austria-Hungary, the famous Sissy and the Emperor of Germany Kaiser William II.
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.
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 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.
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 famous Pontikonisi (Greek meaning “Mouse Island”) is a green rock with many trees, located at the entrance of the lagoon Chalikiopoulos across the Corfu airport I.Kapodistrias.
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.
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 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.
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).