At a distance of 600 metres you will find the infamous ‘Kaiser’ bridge built by Kaiser Guglielmo when he bought the Achilleion Palace, which is situated a
mere 1 kilometre from Niki Sunrise Apartments in the mountainous village of
Gastouri. The palace was built by the Austro-Hungarian empress Elisabeth,
in honour of the legendary Achilles, who has come to be known as the
despondent Queen Sissi.
At a distance of 2.5 kilometres you will find the well known village of Benitses. Benitses was one of the first tourist resorts in Kerkyra with friendly and hospitable residents who are well acquainted with foreign cultures and customs. Being the first tourist resort in Kerkyra it is where tourism started and spread throughout the rest of Kerkyra.