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Experience the mystery and magic of Europe’s castles with our Castles & Knights tours. We’ll take you on a fairytale journey to some of the best castles in Europe, where you’ll discover ancient history, medieval traditions and spectacular architecture. Stay in real-life castles in Wales and grand châteaux in France, and see some of the world’s most beautiful castles like the Neuschwanstein Castle that inspired Walt Disney.
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Britain and Ireland Panorama

4.6 843 reviews

From $4,750

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  1. Ireland

    Cobh Cork Dublin Limerick Waterford Wexford

  2. United Kingdom

    Bath Cardiff Chester Edinburgh Glasgow Glastonbury Isle of Skye Liverpool London Pitlochry Plymouth Polperro Scottish Highlands St Andrews Stratford Upon Avon York

Castles and Manors

4.7 108 reviews

From $3,150

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  1. Ireland

    Clifden Cong Dublin Galway Kildare Killarney Westport

Best of Scotland

4.5 828 reviews

From $1,550

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  1. United Kingdom

    Edinburgh Glasgow Isle of Skye Pitlochry Scottish Highlands St Andrews Stirling


Real Britain

4.5 777 reviews

From $1,750

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  1. United Kingdom

    Bath Cardiff Edinburgh Liverpool London Stratford Upon Avon York

  2. United States

    Ludlow

Castles And Kilts

4.5 99 reviews

From $3,125

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  1. United Kingdom

    Bath Chester Edinburgh Lacock Lancaster Llangollen London Oxford Ruthin

Best of France

4.5 896 reviews

From $3,595

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  1. France

    Arles Avignon Beaune Biarritz Bordeaux Carcassonne French Riviera Giverny Loire Valley Lourdes Lyon Mont-Saint-Michel Normandy Beaches Paris Saint Emilion Villandry

  2. Monaco

    Monaco

Scotland's Highlands Islands and Cities

4.6 616 reviews

From $3,875

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  1. United Kingdom

    Dundee Edinburgh Glasgow Inverness Iona Isle of Mull Isle of Skye Oban Orkney Scottish Highlands St Andrews Stirling Thurso


All you need to know about Castles and Knights Tours

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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