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Reviewed 2 days ago

with several cruise ship in port visitors are being pushed along by guides through the inside of empress Elisabeth‘s holiday villa on Corfu, which has been stripped of most if not all of Sissy‘s former treasures. The beautiful views from the well maintained gardens with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wufang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicely sized, nicely groomed and attended this museum is just perfect not to overwhelm kids yet give them a taste of history. Beautiful garden with nice views and statues of muses and of course both of the Achilles statues. Both are stunning. We enjoyed it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 4boysandagirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visit if you like Greek history/mythology like Empress Elizabeth. Lots of sculptures to look at, nice gardens, and the huge painting of Achilles is impressive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SoozClues
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palace is built in great spot and has stunning view. The gardens are full of amazing subtropical plants and statues. But don't compare the interiors with Schonbrunn or other main European castles, you can be disappointed. The palace changed many owners during 20th century...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lenka G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is in the Corfu palace of the near last Empress of Austria- Hungary. She dedicated it to Achilles and his statue appears everywhere including a very large one in the fine garden which has views to the sea. The palace may have seen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

8€ per person. Beautiful property and scenic. Palace has lush grounds. About 20 minutes via taxi from cruise Terminal.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vegasrugbyref
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were unlucky to visit this palace of the Empress Sissi on a day when 5 cruise ships were in to Corfu. The endless photography in the house was offset by finding plenty to see in the gardens. The classical statues are superb and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Went there Nov 2018 cruise excursion, the palace was used as hospital during WWII, so don't expect much in display. At the entrance there's Sisi's statue, inside the most important thing is the 3nd floor painting - which had 2 major flows: Hector (Paris' brother)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Worldtraveller2005
Reviewed 11 November 2018

I went along Sept 2018. I was a solo visitor and the first thing that struck me when I got there was the amount of tour coaches. The road was rammed and when I went to the ticket booth the amount of tour groups you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We went to the palace on the red bus which was well sign-posted and easy to find. The palace itself is imposing but inside is very disappointing unless you are really interested in the German royal family! The collection seems a bit random, bits and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Eskimogirl25
17 September 2018|
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Response from MagElise | Reviewed this property |
I have the same problem and had no problems whatsoever getting there. You should be ok.
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Response from alan s | Reviewed this property |
Hi the roads are winding but if coming up from Corfu Town side there will be no issues as this route is through small villages, coming up from Perma side there a couple of open areas but nothing major that should worry you... More
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Response from Henry-Tuur | Reviewed this property |
We had a private car, but ask the people with a car to take you back in the city. We took also 2 persons back.
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