Beyond Neuschwanstein: Germany's Storybook Castle

Neuschwanstein might be the star, but Germany's castle-scape is dotted with many a fairy-tale fortress.

Hohenzollern Castle, perched on its majestic mount, offers a royal panorama that captivates every visitor.

Located in the charming town of Heidelberg, the Heidelberg Castle, is a blend of Gothic and Renaissance. Its ruins are considered some of the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps.

Mespelbrunn Castle, nestled in the Spessart forest, reflects tranquility with its water-bound beauty.

Hohenschwangau Castle, where King Ludwig's dreams took wing, offers a glimpse into his royal childhood.

Marburger Castle, a scholarly stronghold, stands over Marburg with a commanding view and rich history.

Wernigerode Castle's historicist architecture and Germanic myths painted on walls enchant all who visit.

Marienburg Castle's Neo-Gothic spires rise from Lower Saxony, offering a picturesque journey into the past.

Intrigued by these regal structures? Dive deeper into each castle's history now.