1. Cochem Castle, Germany
2. De Haar Castle, Netherlands
3. Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland
Surrounded by the ridges of the massifs, the castle is quietly reflected in Lake Geneva, in the middle of relaxing nature and sheltered by the Swiss Alps. The castle near Laussane reflects the incredible architecture, with a harmonious blend of Gothic and Roman style.
This monument hides over 1000 years of history and has been an inspiration for artists and writers everywhere, from Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Victor Hugo, from Delacroix to Courbet. Take a tour of the royal chambers and you will fill your soul with history. Each room has its own uniqueness, its own story.
4. Trakai Island Castle, Lithuania
Trakai Island Castle is a fortification located in Trakai, Lithuania, on an island in Lake Galvė. The castle is also called “Little Marienburg”. The construction of the stone castle began in the 14th century, and around 1409 the finishing touches were made.
Trakai Island Castle is today the center where concerts, events, and festivals are organized. In Lithuania, it is considered to be the most beautiful historical monument ever. In 1962, a museum was opened here. During the year, Trakai Island Castle attracts up to 300,000 visitors.
5. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
6. The Palace of Pena Sintra, Portugal
7. Corvin Castle, Romania
The monument has a special charm due to the various construction styles, the presence of military and civilian innovations, as well as the tumultuous courtyard life that has animated it for over 400 years.
Corvin Castle impresses with its presence, which dominates the city of Hunedoara. For those attracted by the Middle Ages, the castle is a unique monument in Romania and among the most attractive in Europe.