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Backpacking can be a tiring business, particularly if you arrive at a hostel with the expectation to have a good rest and a clean shower. Most often than not this remains to be a dream. Stayokay Domburg is the strongest contrast yet to be seen for the whole cheap-hostel concept. ...
Burg Colmberg is perfectly situated at the meeting point of the two most picturesque car trip routes of Germany, the Romantic Road and the Castle Road. The 1,000 year-old hotel that used to serve Franconian kings is now ready to serve you. You can spot it from far as it ...
The castle-studded landscapes and great road infrastructure make Bavaria the perfect place for castle hunting. But why not take your holiday a step further and actually make one of the castles your home for a couple nights? Hotel Burg Wernberg, located in a 13th century castle and boasting proud 5 ...
A bed and breakfast within 13th century castle grounds? Don’t mind if I do! Located in Kent, Hever Castle was once the seat of the Boleyn family and today is a beautifully preserved museum. King Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, spent her early youth here and the castle was ...
Óbidos is a charming little town in the west of Portugal with narrow streets, colourful houses and perfectly preserved town walls. For centuries, it has provided a retreat for Portuguese monarchy. The majestic Castelo de Óbidos looming over town looks intimidating from afar, but in fact, it houses one of ...
The Relais Cattedrale offers a stunning oasis in the heart of the medieval town of Asti, Italy. Surrounded by the bustling life of Palazzo Curbis di San Michele, this boutique hotel provides the perfect setting to begin your tour of Monferrato and unwind after a long day of exploration. The ...
In a world obsessed with Hobbit films and where Game of Thrones is spawning meme after hilarious meme, it is no surprise that the Medieval Hotel is doing fast business. It offers you the experience of living a medieval lifestyle except with hot water, human rights, and no Black Death. ...
This fortified village on the Spanish/Portugal border has seen its fair share of action over the last millennium. Conquered and occupied by everyone from the Romans to the Moors the castle lies in ruins. The old village remains in good condition and is an amazing place to visit. When you ...
If you were a French Celt living in the 2nd Century AD under threat from the Romans you would want to in Les Baux-de-Provence. Set high in the Alpilles mountains on a rocky outcrop with a view of the surrounding plateau, the location has been inhabited for thousands of years. ...
In the violent and disputed lands of medieval Europe villages needed to be turned into forts at the first sight of iron spears coming through the fields. This hotel is a converted fortified village built in the 13th Century. Your room is in a 17th Century convent and decorated in ...
In the bloodbath of medieval Europe, ruling families had a lot to lose. Their serfs were vulnerable to attack from all sides. So they designed their villages around a central ruling tower - like the Prendiparte Tower which stands at 12 stories tall. Ruling families would each have a floor ...
So this is like living in Lord of the Rings except without constant danger from the forces of evil. Here, the only forces that matter are those of your imagination (and your American Express). The location is within a national park on the far eastern side of Germany where there ...
‘I must just observe that the village of Cintra in Estremadura is the most beautiful in the world’. Not my words but the words of Lord Byron, one of the world’s dashing romantic poets. The romantic style of Sintra Castle Hotel is typical of 18th Century Royal residences. You enter ...
Luckily this isn’t Walworth Castle in London which is a real, non-converted prison. No this is Walworth in County Durham, one of England’s most rural and beautiful counties. Parts of the castle date back to the 12th Century when a string of fortifications were erected around the country by the ...