Gastouri  

Gastouri - Corfu (Greece)

Gastouri. Gastouri is a traditional village on the Greek island of Corfu. It lies in the green hills, ten kilometres south of Corfu Town.

Gastouri is a huge tourist village because of the Palace of Achillion located here. Achillion is one of the most important monuments of Corfu. Who has heard of Empress Sissi of Austria? This Neoclassical palace was built for Empress Elisabeth at the end of the 19th century by an Italian architect. It is an impressive building with lovely grounds and beautiful gardens, lovely porches, impressive statues of Greek heroes, philosophers and the nine muses etc. Empress Sissi was completely out of Achilles, hence the name Achillion. In the garden is a giant statue of the Greek hero,that was put there by William II after Sissi died.

Regarding Gastouri itself; In the village there are some small hotels and guesthouses. There are a lot of souvenir shops and restaurants. Gastouri is located in a very nice green area with some beautiful churches. 

Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee

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Achillion | Gastouri Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 38 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Achillion | Gastouri Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 25 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Achillion | Gastouri Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 13 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Kaizer's Bridge near Benitses and Gastouri | Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  Photo 3 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Achillion | Gastouri Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 56 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Achillion | Gastouri Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 58 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Achillion | Gastouri Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 43 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Achillion | Gastouri Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 12 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Achillion | Gastouri Corfu | Ionian Islands | Greece  - Photo 30 - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Paleis Sissi Gastouri - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk

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Average temperature Gastouri
January
11.5°C
February
11.5°C
March
12.9°C
April
15.2°C
May
19.4°C
June
23.3°C
July
25.5°C
August
25.9°C
September
23.4°C
October
19.7°C
November
15.7°C
December
12.8°C

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