Castles & Palaces

From dark medieval castles perched on hilltops to elegant palaces that sparkle

Löwenburg Castle, Rising from the Mist

Germany has over 20,000 castles. If that seems a bit crazy to you, you're not alone!  While we won't be able to visit all of them while we live in Germany, we definitely have a list of ones that are high priority.  For some time, one of them has been Löwenburg...

Queen for a Day at Wartburg Castle

The only fault one could possibly find with German castles is that there are just so many of them.  It's difficult to decide which ones to visit and which ones to skip.  While last year we celebrated my birthday in Lucerne followed by a visit to The Devil's Br...

Bock Casemates of Luxembourg

Raise your hand if you can point to Luxembourg on a map.  Europeans, put your hands down.  Ok, who's left? Don't feel bad, Luxembourg - most Americans can't point to Rhode Island on a map either. It's simply a fact that small countries tend to get over...