15 grand castles that render the spirit of medieval Europe

15 grand castles that render the spirit of medieval Europe

There is something incredibly romantic about medieval stately mansions cresting picturesque European hills. They were witnesses of driving and mysterious ages, of brave knights, beautiful ladies and bloody battles. We will show you 15 magnificent castles that still exist and remain uncorrupted.


(The title photo - Rock of Cashel, Ireland)

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Have you ever visited any of these castles? Are you a fan of medieval history and architecture? Please tell us in the comments!

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37 Comments
Shelly Donvig
Shelly Donvig
loved this site but to bad we cant see inside
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Mar 5, 2016 9:46PM
Tom Young
Majestic....would love to tour many of them!
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Mar 6, 2016 9:42PM
Paul Sterling
Paul Sterling
when I think of all the work to build them where they are it just boogles my mind....MAYBE ALIENS helped
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Mar 6, 2016 9:49PM
Lydia Coutts
Good list, but as a resident of Scotland's capital I must protest the absence of Edinburgh Castle - one of the most iconic castles in Europe, and deservedly so. I mean, as well as being quite ridiculously grand and picturesque, it's built on an extinct volcano...
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Mar 6, 2016 10:27PM
William Beltran
William Beltran
WOW!
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Mar 6, 2016 10:37PM
Simon Daniel Riggleman
Simon Daniel Riggleman
THANK YOU GUYS VERY MUCH FOR SHARING THESE WITH US , I LOVE HISTORY . THE ONLY CASTLE I HAVE EVER BEEN IN WAS IN BERKLY SPRINGS WEST VIRGINIA ,U.S.A.
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Mar 7, 2016 12:53AM
Donna Meadows
Loved looking at all them awesome castles it would of been nice to see inside
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Mar 7, 2016 1:15AM
James Vetzel
James Vetzel
#12 Valad "The Impailer" Tepes (you can guess what his "Kink" was), also most of the Castles throughout Europe are in ruins as a. They are too far gone and you would be (re)building from scratch, b. 90% of those that have survived are Museums because c. the Maintenance, Upkeep and Operating Cost is a killer. The Germans and the French had a uncanny nack for destroying each other Castles. Toured the Rhine from Amsterdam to Switzerland, there are NO fully restored Castles and only a few partially restored and have been in the restoration process for many decades. (for all the reasons listed).
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Mar 7, 2016 1:46AM
Jack Sherman
Interesting cultures that brought about such castles. . .!
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Mar 7, 2016 3:31AM
John H Uhlemann
John H Uhlemann
Just for the record, Bran castle was never owned by Vlad Țepeș (one of the origins of the Dracula stories)ș the "legend" was created by the Romanian tourist bureau. Vlad's actual castle was in the south and destroyed by an earthquake.
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Mar 7, 2016 5:36AM
Christina Gude
I am in awe. Wish I had a million bucks to travel and see these!!!
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Mar 7, 2016 7:10AM
Linda Craig
Linda Craig
On #5, don't you mean Cinderella's Castle?
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Mar 7, 2016 9:08AM
Carolyn Lawson
Carolyn Lawson
Very interesting. Where is High Clere castle in England? Or Windsor Castle?
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Mar 7, 2016 1:40PM
Ian MacBrown
Very impressive. The only reason I would go to Europe is to see the castles and other architectural marvels.
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Mar 7, 2016 2:33PM
mblado
I would have LOVED to lived in one of these castles. To be a beautiful fare madden.
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Mar 7, 2016 2:56PM

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