A great number of picturesque castles and fortified towns with rich histories can be found throughout France. Check out ten of the most beautiful of these architectural wonders plus a superb video presentation of these castles that are just waiting to be discovered by travelers.
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Everywhere in Austria, it seems there are palaces, castles, forts, and ruins. Many of the castles were impressive structures built on the highest hills or mountains, while others were nestled in a forest of green trees
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Many Dutch castles were built during the Middle Ages as defensive structures. Over the years, some of these were turned into comfortable homes where the aesthetics of the design became more important. Today, they are great tourist attractions
The picturesque country of Ireland contains many castles situated in its vast countryside. If you jump in a rental car and start driving, chances are you’ll find one. Ranging from medieval ruins, to luxury hotels most of these castles were built during the country’s Norman rule, and were designed primarily to act as defensive fortresses.
Wherever you may find yourself in Switzerland, there is always a picturesque castle nearby waiting to be explored. Most were constructed during the Middle Ages, offering you a rare glimpse back into times long past
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Even though royalty lived in them for brief periods, more often Spanish castles were designed to withstand sieges
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Top 10 most beautiful castles in Belgium
Belgium is a country known for its magnificent architecture. It is said that Belgium has more castles per capita than even France. Moreover, the country's smaller size, makes them easier to visit. Here are 10 of the most beautiful castles that hopefully will inspire your own travels in Belgium.