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.
Castle Viturri ,Trogir croatia Vitturi Castle was built by the aristocratic family Vitturi from Trogir, at the end of the 15th century. Two noblemen from Trogir, Nikola and Jerolim Vitturi, built the castle in order to provide protection not only for the Vitturi family but also for the population of the nearby village of Ostrog. The castle was built in the style of a luxurious renaissance palace and it was completed in 1564.
Castle is located on the beautiful Isle of Skye. It is the seat of the MacLeods. It has been continuously occupied by the chiefs of Clan in an unbroken line stretching back for over 7 centuries and 30 generations. Aerial Photograph by Scotavia Images.