Castle Van Horst, castle and castle grounds – Belgium
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Near Leuven you can find Castle Van Horst. This medieval castle is located on a strategic spot in the Winge-valley. In 1488 it was burned down by the people of Leuven who rebelled against Maximilian of Austria. Iwein van Kortenbach rebuilt the … Read More

Clervaux, Castle and city – Luxembourg
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These days the castle of Clervaux is mainly visited because of the UNESCO photo exhibition ‘The Family of Man’. This exhibition, curated and assembled by Luxembourgisch American Edward Steichen, is a must for every photography lover. However this castle and … Read More

Moselle, Burg Thurant – Germany
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  Burg Thurant is a castle near the river Moselle. This castle was build around 1209. After a few years it was owned by the Bishop of Trier and Cologne. It was destroyed by France during the nine-year-war and rebuild in … Read More

Vianden, The beautiful castle above the city – Luxembourg
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Our guide book mentions that you can get to the castle by tourist train. It also says that when you have sore feet, you can take a chair lift. Having a young child that might have been a good idea … Read More

London, Tower of London – United Kingdom
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Probably the most famous landmark in London is the Tower of London. Located near the London Bridge this medieval castle with its white donjon has had many purposes over the centuries. From fortress to royal palace. From prison to museum. … Read More

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