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Donegal Castle – A True Gaelic Masterpiece (History, Interesting Facts & Travel Tips)

In the heart of Donegal Town, Ireland stands the 15th-century marvel - Donegal Castle. It was built by Sir Red Hugh O’Donnell and has been associated with numerous influential...

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Kilkenny Castle is one of Ireland’s largest and most historically influential castles. It has withstood sieges in two different civil wars while guarding an impactful crossing-point along the River Nore. The Butler family has been in residence (on and off) for centuries. Kilkenny is a beautiful blend of Norman...
Braemar Castle is a 17th-century tower house that is one of Scotland’s most wonderful historical monuments. Its star-shaped defenses, Burrow-Esque five floors of architecture (magic affectionados, anyone?), and stark facade hide an interesting history dotted with significant events and highlights. As an iconic landmark with a colorful past, this...
Heidelberg Castle is a beautiful conglomerate of historical eras set on a hillside overlooking the German town of Heidelberg. There has been a castle on the grounds since the 1200s. Inside the castle walls, buildings from several eras ranging from ruins to renovations mix together.  It is an amazing...
As one of the main residences of French Royalty, Château d’Amboise is intrinsically linked to the history of France. It is one of the finest architectural marvels that you’ll ever come across. Brimming with romance and boasting a rich past, this castle sits comfortably on its ledge overlooking the...
Karlštejn Castle stands tall and proud as one of the most powerful remnants from the era of King Charles IV. Its imposing structure and cultural heritage have been preserved in all its beautiful glory. Brimming with a wealth of elegance and charisma, this castle is one of the most...
Château de Chenonceau is a renaissance masterpiece that feels like it’s been plucked straight out of a Disney movie. The sheer elegance, sophistication, and classic architectural details of this chateau have made it a true tourist hub with almost 800,000 people visiting in 2007. Further, we’ll look at everything...

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