The whole world is transforming rapidly that we hardly get any time for ourselves. But exploring and visiting historical places still brings an excitement to many of us. And when it comes to history, the history of European nations, regions, history of wars, European territories, in short, the history of Europe is still one of the fascinating things in the world. If you want to dig and explore more about European history, you should plan a visit to some of the most amazing European castles. Have a look at some of them.
- The Palace of Pena (Sintra- Portugal)
The Park and Palaces of Pena are in the beautiful Sintra Hills and are the beautiful examples of the creative genius and thoughts of King Ferdinand II. These palaces are a great expression of historical romanticism of Portugal. You are going to experience some of the best examples of Manueline and Moorish styles of architecture. The huge Park of Pena is the home for more than five hundred species of trees. The Pena Palace is built in such style that it is visible from all corners of the huge park. You at least need a week to explore the Palace and Park of Pena properly.
- The Castle in Love with Wind (Ravadinovo- Bulgaria)
The name of the castle must be enough to excite you. The Castle in Love with Wind is the example of magnificent work from the fairy tales of a dreamer and extremely talented architecture, Georgi Tumpalov.
A unique natural phenomenon surrounds the palace. Here, you can experience the beauty of love between the sun and the wind. Whenever there is sunshine, there is a wind! There was only a bare field across the village. Georgi Tumaplov decided to build a castle that is only the part of fairy tale stories. Tumpalov started working on his dream instincts and converted an ordinary village into an attraction spot for enormous crowds from around the world. Not so long ago, the Castle in Love with Wind was awarded as the most attractive site for tourism. Describing properly about the castle is not the easiest of things to do. You must plan a visit to know, how a dream can make someone one of the most celebrated architectures of European history.
- The Neuschwanstein Castle (Bavaria- Germany)
Neuschwanstein Castle was opened for public in 1886, seven weeks after the King Ludwig II’s death. King Ludwig was known as a shy king, and he wanted to stay away from the public. He built the Neuschwanstein castle to keep himself away from public life. Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular castles around Europe. Nearly 1.4 million people from around the world visit “the castle of the fairy tale king”. You should take some time from your normal life to experience how King Ludwig built a huge castle only because of his shy nature!
The list of castles in Europe is fairly long. Some of the other fascinating European castles where you can plan a trip are The Alcazar Castle, The Hohenzollern Castle, The Eltz Castle, and The Chateau de Chambord. All these castles are amazing examples of Great European history. You can only experience the greatness of these castles after having a visit. Start planning to visit at least a couple of castles during the next holiday season.