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What's New:

Updated 17 November 2014

Added a new profile for
Château de l’Islette

Added a new profile for
Bunratty Castle

Finished adding pictures to these galleries:

Château de Brissac
Burg Rheinfels
Château de Saumur
Château de Langeais
Burg Katz
Burg Schonburg

Castle Events:

Bolsover Castle

Ghost Tours
29 Nov 2014
6pm-7:30pm and 8pm-9:30pm

Kenilworth Castle

Christmas Wreath Making
05 December 2014
9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Coming Soon:

Add pictures to 8 galleries:

Burg Rheinstein

Château d'Amboise
Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
Château de Chambord
Château de Chenonceau
Château de Chinon
Château de Plessis-Bourre
Château de Sully sur Loire

Update the slide show descriptions for 127 galleries.


Château de Brissac, 
Maine-et-Loire France

Château de Brissac - Maine-et-Loire France

This Week in History:

17 November 1558

Elizabeth is crowned Queen Elizabeth I of England upon her half-sister Queen Mary's death.

20 November 1992

Windsor Castle catches on fire after a spotlight in the Queen’s Private Chapel sparks and ignites a nearby curtain; causing extensive damage. The castle is restored over the next few years.

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Visit the Timeline page to see a list of historical events in chronological order.