Enchanting Castles Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

Get ready to live out those childhood fairytale fantasies.

Lichtenstein Castle

Powis Castle, Welshpool, Powys, Wales

Burg Hochosterwitz, Carinthia, Austria

Hochosterwitz is an outstanding example of a medieval fortress and stronghold. What makes the castle appear so strong is the obviously well-suited position of the whole complex. The winding access is blocked by 14 fortified gates and opens up at the armoury yard in front of the main castle. The 14 gates are the landmark of the castle. Only their extremely clever and technically correct construction made the castle impregnable as the enemy had to conquer gate by gate but was attacked from all sides at the same time.

Krzyżtopór Castle, Poland

The castle of Krzyżtopór in Ujazd had a defensive character. Its construction that took 13 years was supervised by Italian architect Lawrence Senes, who also designed the project.

Krzyżtopór Castle
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Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Ooidonk Castle, Belgium

Predjama Castle, Slovenia

A Fairytale Castle Embraced by Rock

The impregnable medieval marvel has been perched in the middle of a 123-meter-high cliff for more than 800 years. Behind the largest cave castle in the world, there is a network of secret tunnels, from where the knight Erazem of Predjama would set out on his plundering expeditions. The Cave under Predjama Castle is the home of a colony of bats.

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Walzin Castle, Belgium

Carlowrie Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland