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authentic Medieval Castles in Europe that will transport you to the Middle Ages! (2024)

Europe is home to some of the most magnificent medieval castles in the world. From towering fortresses to grand palaces, these atmosphere medieval castles in Europe are truly awe-inspiring and not to be missed. Many of these castles have stood for centuries, withstanding wars, sieges, and the ravages of time. They offer a glimpse into …

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Cahir Castle Ireland, everything you need to know! (2024)

Cahir Castle (Irish: Caisleán na Cathrach) is an early 13th century Medieval Irish castle in the town of Cahir in southern Ireland. The castle is located on a rocky island on the River Suir and is one of Ireland’s largest and best-preserved castles. Cahir castle is the perfect quintessential medieval castle: it’s sturdy and lacking …

Neuschwanstein castle Germany as seen from Mary's Bridge
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Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein castle: everything you need to know! (2024)

A pair of stunning castles, Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein, are conveniently located just a stone’s throw from each other. Hohenschwangau Castle was a childhood family retreat of the most tragic of characters, King Ludwig II. Neuschwanstein Castle was his own personal masterpiece. Romanticism, fantasy, tragedy, betrayal, and mystery all come to life on these two castle …

Romantik-Schloss Burg Rheinstein Castle, Germany
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How to see Burg Rheinstein Castle Germany (2024)

More than once, medieval Burg Castle Rheinstein has been awarded as the most beautiful castle in Germany and I would have to agree with that assessment! Schloss Burg Rheinstein Castle is truly one of the prettiest castles I have ever seen! Burg Castle Rheinstein (Romantik-Schloß Burg Rheinstein) This Storybook perfect little castle was originally built …

Marcus Tower and the Roder Arch Rothenburg ob der Tauber Germany, Rothenburg itinerary
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3 day Rothenburg itinerary: eat, play, stay! it’s magic! (2024)

Magical Rothenburg ob der Tauber Germany is without question Germany’s very best medieval town. This little village located in the northern Bavaria region of Southern Germany is wonderfully frozen in time. When you arrive in Rothenburg you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into the Middle ages. Rothenburg has everything you think of when you think …

Ehrenbreitstein Castle Rhine River Germany
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must-see castles on the Rhine River Germany (2024) (photos)

The Rhine River Valley in Germany The Rhine River was formed during prehistoric times and stretches over 760 miles from Switzerland to the Netherlands but the very best of the Rhine can be found in Germany! The famous Rhine River winds lazily through Germany, its banks on both sides of the river dotted with dozens …

Burg Hohenwerfen Castle famous Austrian Landmarks
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Magical Hohenwerfen Castle ultimate guide, everything you need to know! (2024)

Burg Hohenwerfen Castle is a medieval rock castle located in the Salzach valley of Austria. Built in the 11th century by the powerful prince Archbishop of Salzburg, it is an impressive sight to behold. The castle is perched high on a cliff overlooking the surrounding Berchtesgaden Alps and the adjacent Tennengebirge Mountain Range and offers …

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amazing Slovenia Itinerary! 5 days (Prejama, Bohinj, Bled, Julian Alps) (2024)

About Slovenia Slovenia is without a doubt one of the most naturally beautiful countries in the entire world. As far as hidden gems go, Slovenia is the rarest and most beautiful of diamonds! Slovenia is known for its mountains, lakes, some of the best show caves in Europe, historic villages, and a cliffside medieval castle. …

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17 of the most enchanting Fairytale Castles in Germany (photos)

Germany is known for its fairytale castles…magical castles that look like they came straight out of a storybook. This article contains the most beautiful fairytale castles, perfect for fairy tale enthusiasts! Visit these magnificent castles and step into a magical world where you can let your imagination run free with thoughts of princesses, knights, and …

Alsace Christmas Markets France, Christmas lights on the streets of Colmar France
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2024 Alsace Christmas Markets itinerary: medieval Christmas magic

Some of the best Christmas markets in Europe can be found in the incredibly adorable Alsace Region of France which sits just over the German border. Christmas time in Alsace is simply magical! The region has two major cities, Strasbourg and Colmar, and a bunch of small towns that will have you feeling as if …