Europe's Top 25 Castles
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For many of those that see this castle for the first time, they get a niggling feeling that Castle Neuschwanstein looks so familiar. The reason for this is that the castle looks so much like the Disney castle in Florida! Indeed, some have speculated that that castle was modeled after the “real thing” in Germany. One thing is for sure, this massive castle is quite breathtaking! Built in the 1800s, the castle can be found in Schwangau (Schwangau vacation rentals | Schwangau travel guide), in the Bavarian Alps.
Eltz Castle is situated in the hills between Koblenz (Koblenz vacation rentals | Koblenz travel guide) and Trier (Trier vacation rentals | Trier travel guide) in West Germany. It is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Germany and has been owned by the same branch of family for over 800 years. Guided tours of the castle are recommended and cost € 8.00 for adults and € 5.50 for children. Eltz Castle is open from April to November and can be visited daily between 9.30am and 5.30pm.
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