The 15 Most Unbelievable Castles You Can Actually Stay In

See what grandeur and elegance of a royal palace is all about


Traveling allows you to get to know many new places and cultures. Consider making the experience even more authentic by staying in a castle instead of a traditional hotel.

You can stay in a prehistoric Scottish drystone tower or castles built centuries ago. Some have been renovated to include floor to ceiling windows and bright, spacious interiors.[slideshow:101858]

Exploring the stone halls of the homes of former kings and queens and sleeping where some of the most powerful people in history did is an adventure in itself. Some of the castles have stood through centuries of war, attacks, and generations.

Many of Europe’s lasting ancient castles that have been turned into hotels are in Ireland, England and Scotland. But some marvelous constructions still stand in India and China. You may not associate old palaces with the U.S. but America has several amazing baller manors as well.

Each grand estate on the list, now a hospitality venue, offers something unique. Choosing one over the other is a tough decision to make, but all will make you feel like a baron or a princess. Spend your vacation like true royalty.

These incredible stone monuments have rich histories. Learning more about it is worth an overnight stay.

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