Great Castles Logo and Château de Chinon

What's New:

Updated 11 October 2014

Added a new profile for
Château de l’Islette

Added a new profile for
Bunratty Castle

Finished adding pictures to these galleries:

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

Castle Events:

Dover Castle

Haunted Castle
25 Oct - 02 Nov 2014
10am - 4pm

Framlingham Castle

Wicked Witchcraft
27 - 31 October 2014
11am - 4pm

Coming Soon:

Add pictures to 9 galleries:

Burg Rheinstein

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

Update the slide show descriptions for 149 galleries.


Burg Rheinfels, 
Rheinland-Pfalz Germany

Burg Rheinfels - Rheinland-Pfalz Germany

This Week in History:

13 October 1307

Hundreds of Knights Templar are arrested in France under order of King Phillip the Fair. They will later be charged with heresy after confessing under torture and burned at the stake.

14 October 1066

The Battle of Hastings - William the Conqueror defeats the English led by King Harold II who dies in Battle.

Horizontal spacer

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