To us, nothing says fairy-tale holiday in Europe like exploring a historic castle. We’ve visited a variety of the best castles in Europe and we’re always on the lookout for more. Below we’ve listed all of the castles, chateaux, palaces, fortresses and citadels we’ve mentioned on CheeseWeb. They are organised alphabetically by country and list the province or region where they can be found.
[For more information on Belgian castles, visit our
List & Map of Castles in Belgium.] Belgium Alden Biesen Castle and Gardens, Limburg, Belgium Annevoie Castle and Gardens, Namur, Belgium Porte de Hal, Brussels, Belgium Chateau de Bouillon, Luxemburg, Belgium Chateau de Crupet, Namur, Belgium Commanderij van Sint-Pieters-Voeren, Limburg, Belgium Durbuy Castle, Luxembourg, Belgium Beersel Castle, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium Gaasbeek Castle, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium Castle of Freÿr, Namur, Belgium Chateau de Beloeil, Hainaut, Belgium Groot-Bijgaarden Castle and Gardens, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium Royal Residence and Greenhouse, Brussels, Belgium Bouchout Castle, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium Royal Palace, Brussels, Belgium Château de Modave, Liège, Belgium Coudenberg Former Palace, Brussels, Belgium Coloma Castle and Rose Garden, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium Montaigle Castle Ruins, Namur, Belgium Boetfort Castle Spa, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium Bosnia Herzegovina Počitelj citadel, Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, Bosnia Herzegovina Croatia Fortified City of Dubrovnik, Croatia Czech Republic Prague Castle, Prague, Czech Republic Denmark Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen, Denmark France Chateau de Versailles, Île-de-France France Chateau de Chambord, Centre, France Mont-Saint-Michel, Normandy, France Chateau Gaillard, Normandy, France The Benedictine Palace, Normandy, France Hotel Chateau Clery and Le Berthier Restaurant, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Chateau de Hardelot, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France The Cliff Chateau, Maison Forte de Reignac, Dordogne, France Chateau de Castelnaud & Baynac Castle by Balloon in Dordogne, France Pau Castle, Aquitaine, France Citadel of Bitche, Lorraine, France Germany Schloss Nymphenburg, Munich, Germany The Residenz Palace, Munich, Germany Hungary Visegrád Castle, Pest, Hungary Ireland Adare Manor, Limerick, Ireland Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Clare, Ireland Knappogue Castle, Shannon, Ireland Craggaunowen Castle, Clare, Ireland King John’s Castle, Limerick, Ireland Italy Monteriggioni, Tuscany, Italy Netherlands Kasteeltuinen Arcen, Limburg, Netherlands Poland Wawel Castle, Krakow, Poland Portugal Monserrate Palace and Gardens, Sintra, Portugal Pena National Palace, Sintra, Portugal Sintra National Palace, Sintra, Portugal Castle of São Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal Belém Tower, Lisbon, Portugal Spain The Palace of San Telmo, Seville, Spain Real Alcázar, Seville, Spain The Alhambra and Generalife, Granada, Spain Gibralfaro Castle and the Alcazaba, Malaga, Spain Wales Carreg Cennen Castle, Carmarthenshire, Wales Laugharne Castle, Carmarthenshire, Wales Llansteffan Castle, Carmarthenshire, Wales Cardiff Castle, South Glamorgan, Wales Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales