Meißen Schloss Albrechtsburg, Sachsen, Germany (near Dresden). High above the picturesque Elbe Valley, the late-Gothic castle rises Albrecht. In the Built century, Albrecht Meissen applies as the oldest castle in Germany.
Egeskov Castle is located in the south of the island of Funen, Denmark. The castle is Europe’s best preserved Renaissance water castle.Egeskov was first mentioned in The castle structure was erected by Frands Brockenhuus in
'Mespelbrunn Castle' ~ a medieval moated castle, Mespelbrunn, between Frankfurt and Würzburg, built in a remote tributary valley of the Elsava valley within the Spessart forest. One of the most visited water castles in Germany. by Wolfgang Staudt
The dreamy Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, Portugal. lso known as “Palace of Monteiro the Millionaire”, this romantic escapade of Quinta da Regaleira near the city center of Sintra, Portugal is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Burg Eltz is a medieval castle nestled in the hills above the Moselle River between Koblenz and Trier, Germany. It is still owned by a branch of the same family that lived there in the century, 33 generations ago. Photo by Wolfgang Staudt via
Wilhelmshöhe Castle (formerly Karlsberg) was built in It occupies an entire hillside in the city of Kassel, Germany. The crown of the hill is the gigantic 'grotto' topped by the sculpture of Hercules, situated almost 300 m. above the foot of the garden.