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Explore the best of Britain and Ireland, taking in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin, Cork, Cardiff and more.

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A complete circle of Ireland including fairy tale castle and manor house stays.

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Spend a night in stately Ashford Castle during this leisurely Country Explorer trip.

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Enjoy Scotland: experience its cities, and discover its castles, legends and lochs.

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Experience the history, mystery and magic of England, Wales and Scotland on this Family Experiences trip of a lifetime.

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All you need to know about Castles and Knights

How many medieval castles are there in Europe?

There are thousands of medieval castles in Europe, although the exact number is not known. Some of the most famous medieval castles in Europe include Windsor Castle in England, Edinburgh Castle in Scotland, Mont Saint Michel Castle in France, Bran Castle in Romania, the Castle of Coca in Spain, and the Ksiaz Castle in Poland.

What is the oldest castle in Europe?

Reichsburg Cochem is the oldest castle in Europe and one of the oldest castles in the world. It’s located in Cochem, Germany, and is believed to have been built around the year 1000 by the Palatinate count Ezzo. The first recorded documentation of the castle dates back to 1051 when Ezzo’s oldest daughter, Richeza, gave the castle to her nephew.

Which country has most castles?

Germany has the most castles, with at least 20,000 castles, including the beautiful Neuschwanstein Castle and Heidelberg Palace. Most castles in Germany are over 100 years old. Wales has more castles per square mile than any other country. Known as the Castle Capital of the World, the country has over 600 castles, including Conwy Castle, Cardiff Castle and Raglan Castle.

Which country has the best castles?

You’ll find the world’s best castles scattered all over the world. Our castle tours take you to Germany’s Gothic palaces, Romania’s medieval castles, France’s majestic châteaux, Japan’s feudal castles, Spain and Portugal’s romantic palaces, and the ancient fortresses of the United Kingdom. We also love Croatia’s medieval castles and the Czech Republic’s fairytale castles.


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