Top 5 magnificent castles and palaces of Europe

If it’s fall, we can currency the plans of beach with some city breaks. Why visit the classic European capitals when we can experience a bit? Here’s a top 5 of castles and magnificent palaces from Europe that you have to see them this fall.


Royal Castle Château de Chambord from Loir-et-Cher town is the largest of the Loire Valley of France and one of the most famous in the world. The castle is famous for beautiful French Renaissance architecture (a blend of medieval style and style of the Renaissance). It was built by King Francis I in order to serve as a hunting residence.

Mont Saint-Michel

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is a granitic rock from the Gulf of Saint-Malo (NW France) from the English Channel, where there is the most representative tidal phenomenon: when the flow is an island, and low tide becomes mainland. Mont Saint Michel is a village and a small fortified monastery (sec. VIII – XIV). Is the main tourist attraction in the French region of Normandy through impressive flow.


The most famous of three royal palaces built for Louis II of Bavaria, Neuschwanstein Castle is located in the Bavarian Alps in Germany. The castle was never finished because it was not ready the king’s death in 1886, but the romantic architectural style of the 19th century is obvious. Sleeping Beauty Castle from Disneyland is modeled after him.

Palacio da Pena

Pena National Palace in Sintra, Portugal is the oldest palace inspired by European Romanticism. It was originally built as a royal palace but later donated to a monastery.

Hunyadi Castle

Also known as the Corvin Castle is a medieval fortress and one of the most important monuments of Gothic architecture from Romania. The castle was built in the fifteenth century by John Hunyadi and here it seems that Vlad the Impaler was imprisoned. Access to the castle is on a wooden bridge, supported by four massive stone pillars, which makes passes over the creek Zlasti.

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