It amazes me that all of these historic castles still exist today. Castles brings you back to the medieval times. Fighting dragons and Shrek! It is quite popular now-a days to incorporate the castle look into people homes. Who doesn’t want to live in a Castle?
Chateau de Carcassone
Date of construction: Medieval and 11th century
Location: Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon
Chateau de Malbrouck, Manderen
The Château de Menthon is a medieval castle located in the commune of Menthon-Saint-Bernard, 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) south of Annecy in the Haute-Savoie department of France. Standing on a 200 metres (660 ft) tall rock, its stone towers loom over Lake Annecy, the Roc de Chère National Nature Reserve, and Menthon-Saint-Bernard. Since 1989, it is listed as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture. (Brought to you by Wikepedia)
The Château d’If is a fortress (eventually a prison) situated on the island of If, the littlest island in the Frioul Archipelago located in the Mediterranean Sea about a mile offshore in the Bay of Marseille in south eastern France. It is well-known for being one of the settings of Alexandre Dumas’ adventure novel The Count of Monte Cristo.
The Château de Chantilly is situated in Chantilly (Oise), France , in a remarkable site in the valley of the Nonet , a tributary of the Oise. This is the best castle, hands down.