From medieval fortress to Elizabethan palace, Kenilworth Castle has been at the centre of England’s affairs for much of its 900 year history. The Norman keep was a defensive powerhouse, built three stories high with walls 14 feet wide. It is still a dominant feature of the castle today. Originally built in the 12th century, […]
The Marksburg Castle, Braubach, is the only hilltop castle on the Middle Rhine that has never been destroyed. It is also the headquarters of the German Castle Association and contains the largest library dedicated to castles in Europe.
Pfalzgrafenstein Castle in Kaub is a former toll castle built in the 14th century on a rocky island in the Rhine. A passenger ferry takes visitors to the castle.
Stolzenfels Castle, Koblenz-Stolzenfels, was rebuilt between 1836 and 1842 as a summer residence for Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia.
The ruins of the medieval Rheinfels Castle, built in 1245, and the underground passageways of the fortress are very impressive.
Sunny afternoon with Tom Selleck in front of Leeds Castle during the filming of Magnum PI episdoe Deja Vu 1985
The Roquebrune-Cap-Martin Chateau is a stark, defensive 10th-century castle looking out over the Mediterranean from a rock peak above the village of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. The high, crenelated donjon tower is the oldest in France, and the castle is open to visitors. The Roquebrune-Cap-Martin Castle dominates the village, along with the rest of the Mediterranean coast east […]
Katz Castle, above St. Goarshausen, was built in 1371 by the powerful Counts of Katzenelnbogen.
Going up the Cavone road, on the heights, you can see the ruins of the Castello de Covasina, also called Castello di Carlomagno. The castle of Covasina and its small chapel are monuments dating from the 9th century of Carolingian foundation. Recently consolidated, it offers a spectacular view of the plain. This castle was the stronghold of […]
Mozna Castle. In the middle of old nowhere would probably be quite accurate, but more specifically, this Baroque giant is located in old Bohemia, aka Upper Silesia, Poland. The castle has 365 rooms and 99 towers. Its historical record dates back only to the 17th century.