Dionysios Solomos is the National Greek Poet who wrote the lyrics of the National Greek Hymn and inspired with his talent and passion not only the greek but also the italian revolution. Solomos lived the greater part of his life on the island of Corfu, where he wrote the major part of his work. The museum in his honor is hosted in the beautiful house that constituted his residence, and the museum’s establishment was undertaken by the Corfiot Studies Society. The bombings of World War II unfortunately damaged the house but it was later restored and today it hosts many of Solomos’ personal items; a collection of his manuscripts, memorabilia, various portraits, photographic material as well as archives from his personal and professional life.
The museum is open daily.
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The Solomos Museum is located in Corfu Town just an 11-minute walk away from the central bus station and a 13-minute walk away from a parking lot.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Corfu transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 26610 39911, 0030 694 5452 338, 0030 697 3372 289 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Corfu with as little as 12 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover the Solomos Museum and many other places of interest in Corfu at their own pace.
By Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at Corfu Town. There are bus connections between this bus station and the most areas of the island. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here. Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.
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