Palaces in Germany

Germany, a European country that is rich with countless layers of history, and has some of the most exquisite historic palaces in the world, is one of the best travel destinations for architecture and culture enthusiasts. Here is the ultimate guide to uncovering the exquisite array of palaces that Germany has to offer: 18 Palaces … Read more

Castles near Hamburg

Ludwigslust Palace - best castles near Stuttgart

Germany’s second-largest city and biggest port is known as ‘the gateway to the world’. One of the main centers of the Hanseatic League, it has attracted international trade since the Middle Ages and is one of the wealthiest cities in Europe. There are three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the city, including the Spiecherstadt warehouses. … Read more

The Best Castles near Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf – the German financial hub that seamlessly merges business and modernity with artistic endeavours, buzzing nightlife and entirely creative architecture. The city itself is enchanting, and has so much to offer, with its historical quarter, the Rhine, and its plethora of traditional bars; yet, outside the centre lies a string of historic castles, that … Read more

Castles near Berlin

Whether you’re visiting Berlin on a weekend city break or are planning a more extensive tour of Germany, a trip to at least one of Berlin’s Prussian castle’s is a must! You might not realise it but Berlin and Brandenburg contain numerous historic castles dating back 1,000 years or more – Learn the history of the … Read more

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