Entrance Tickets – The Achilleion Palace in Corfu

In Corfu we visited the Achilleion at Gastouri, in between Perama and Benitses, which is a casino and a museum now but was once a summer Palace built in 1890 by the Empress Elisabeth of Austria who was a curious woman obsessed with the classical Homeric hero Achilles and with all things beautiful (including herself apparently).

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9 responses to “Entrance Tickets – The Achilleion Palace in Corfu

  1. I do have distant memories of this place 🤗💟

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  2. It’s taken me a while to see why the post has the title you gave it. I’m a bit slow today – blame it on grandchildren childcare all last week.

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  3. Surprising that some people didn’t know the story behind Achilles heel.

    Then again, I’m sure there’s lots of stuff I don’t know.

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  4. I’ve always enjoyed Greek History and Mythology, Andrew. And through my backpacking experience, I’ve had up close and personal experience with Achilles Heel. No fun. –Curt

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