Best Castles in Germany

German Castles Neuschwanstein-Castle

Well known for being the country containing fairytale-like castles that sit atop mountains, Germany also has castles located on islands, despite it being a landlocked country! From hill castles to water castles, here are some of the best ones to visit. 40 Famous German castles to visit 1. Ahrensburg Castle This picturesque white castle, located … Read more

Burg Eltz, famous castle in Germany

Castles in Germany Eltz-Castle

Germany is known for beautiful castles. Many have crumbled over time due to wars, weather, or neglect. But Burg Eltz still stands as a monument to Germany’s rich heritage of counts and prince-electors. This magical medieval castle with its red-painted timber, towers, and bays is unlike any other in Germany. Its beauty has even been … Read more

The fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany

Neuschwanstein-Castle fairytale castle in Germany

Νestled in the heart of the Bavarian Alps, Neuschwanstein Castle, or Schloss Neuschwanstein in German, is one of the most famous and most photographed castles in the world. This iconic castle was built by Bavaria’s “fairytale king,” Ludwig II, to withdraw from public life after he lost his power in the Austro-Prussian war. The castle … Read more