The most beautiful castles in Europe

The best of the castles of Europe

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful castles in Europe
Inserted: 27.06.2018
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

In Europe you can find the most beautiful castles and ruins from around the world. Come and see the most beautiful of them

13.
Castle Stirling

The second most visited castle in Scotland

Rating:
| Altitude: 85 m / 279 ft

It is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland. He played his part in the war for Scottish… continue reading

12.
Königstein Fortress

The biggest fortress in Europe

Rating:
| Altitude: 157 m / 515 ft

Fortress founded by Czech King Václav III. is the largest fortress in Europe. The tower system has a… continue reading

11.
Palace of Grandmasters of the Order of Johann

A huge castle in the city of Rhodes

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| Altitude: 21 m / 69 ft

In Rhodes city, on the island of the same name, you will find a really powerful castle, which at the same… continue reading

10.
Castle Eilean Donan

The most beautiful castle in Scotland

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| Altitude: 1 m / 3 ft

Eilean Donan Castle stands on an island on Loch Duich Lake. The castle is mainly known thanks to the films,… continue reading

9.
Rock of Cashel Castle

The castle of Kings

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| Altitude: 125 m / 410 ft

Rock of Cashel is one of Ireland's most important and oldest castles. Many kings lived here, and one of them… continue reading

8.
Pernštejn Castle

The most beautiful Moravian castle

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| Altitude: 401 m / 1 316 ft

Pernštejn Castle, being an architectural jewel in the forests of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. Is often… continue reading

7.
Kost Castle

The most beautiful castle of Bohemian Paradise

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| Altitude: 310 m / 1 017 ft

The monumental Gothic Castle Kost is towering above the line of three picturesque valleys. Kost is one of the… continue reading

6.
Edinburgh castle

Symbol of the capital of Scotland

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| Altitude: 105 m / 344 ft

It is a majestic castle and fortress. The first mention dates back to the 7th century. It is the most visited… continue reading

5.
Spiš Castle

The largest castle in Slovakia

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| Altitude: 583 m / 1 913 ft

It is the largest castle in Slovakia. Since 1993 it has been listed at UNESCO. It is located about 1.5 km… continue reading

4.
Castle Hohenwerfen

An impoverished castle

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| Altitude: 623 m / 2 044 ft

The mighty Hohenwerfen Castle stands on virtually impregnable location on a rock high above the river Salzach… continue reading

3.
Castle Castelo de Óbidos

The most famous portuguese castle

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| Altitude: 65 m / 213 ft

Óbidos is a really beautiful town, where is a really strong castle and miles of walls. The houses are either… continue reading

2.
Karlštejn Castle

The most important Czech castle

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| Altitude: 305 m / 1 001 ft

Karlštejn Castle located in the heart of picturesque Czech Karst is considered to be the most important Czech… continue reading

1.
Carcassonne Castle

A monumental castle town

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| Altitude: 108 m / 354 ft

Carcassonne is actually more than a castle, it's all heavily fortified city in the former disputed border… continue reading

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