A beautiful river valley landscape dotted with stunning castles and charming medieval towns.
A beautiful area around the Bay of Kotor with authentic, well-preserved architecture.
A historic castle used as palace, fortress and prison since the days of William the Conquerer.
A series of palaces and estates in and around Turin that exemplify baroque architecture.
A beautiful portion of the Rhine River with centuries of history evident in its vineyards, castles and villages.
An intact 13th-century Old Town and New Town – the former was a trading hub, the latter a craft center – plus a Teutonic castle ruin.
A medieval town known for its Romanesque church/castle on a cliff and its picturesque half-timbered houses.
A massive brick castle from an era of forced conversion to Christianity in eastern Europe.
Significant because of its urban landscape and influence on European architecture.
An intact and very charming medieval city surrounding a large 13th-century castle with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements.
Two castles and the extensive grounds, gardens and outbuildings around them form a harmonious man-made cultural landscape.
Four castles in Wales, fine examples of medieval defensive architecture, all built under orders of King Edward I.
The world’s oldest republic, a tiny surviving city-state on a mountain surrounded by Italy.
Medieval-era fortifications that once guarded a key strategic pass in the southern Alps.
An unusual castle expressing Frederick II’s search for perfection, leading him to design the castle around the number 8.
A fine collection of fanciful Romantic-style palaces and castles.
A classic medieval fortified town with intact walls, a castle, and a Gothic cathedral.
An imposing castle, important because of its role in Martin Luther’s life.
A symbol of Denmark’s former power as it guarded the narrow entrance to the Baltic Sea. Shakespeare’s inspiration for Elsinore.
A magnificent bright white castle dating to the 17th century.
A stunningly beautiful central plaza lined with charming pastel houses.