Legend of Orava Castle

Legend of Orava Castle

It is considered one of the most beautiful castles in Slovakia. The castle was built in the Kingdom of Hungary in the 13th century. Its history follows a familiar pattern of construction, destruction, reconstruction, fire, various properties, and territorial disputes....

5 incredible facts about Lake Bled in Slovenia

5 incredible facts about Lake Bled in Slovenia

Bled Castle, perched on a rocky precipice above Lake Bled is over 1000 years old. And while it’s most famous for its dramatic location, a wine-tasting experience in the castle cellar is an absolute highlight.   Kremna rezina, a Slovenia cream cake and regional...

The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan Castle

The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan Castle

In Dunvegan Castle Hall is the MacLeod's most precious treasure. It's a flag, rather tattered, made of faded brown silk and darned in places. This is the MacLeods Fairy Flag. In 1066, King Harald Hardrada of Norway set out to conquer England. He took with him the...

The secrets of Spiš Castle

The secrets of Spiš Castle

Spiš is the name of a region located in the north-east of Slovakia which gave its name to the famous castle situated near Spišsky. Indeed, the castle has been used as the setting of numerous films such as Dragonheart (1996), Kull the Conqueror (1997), The Lion in...

Beseno Castle – pearl of Trentino

Beseno Castle – pearl of Trentino

    Castel Beseno is the largest fortified complex in Trentino and today a most fascinating showcase for exhibitions and shows.     Castel Beseno occupies an entire hilltop dominating the Valle dell'Adige, between Rovereto and Trento, and it can be reached by going...

Bojnice Castle and the legend of the black lady

Bojnice Castle and the legend of the black lady

Bojnice Castle is the most famous castle in Slovakia. It is located in Bojnice, a city 167 km northeast of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. Bojnice Castle is mentioned for the first time in the 12th century and since then it was owned by Matthias Corvinus, the...

TOP-33 castles with ghosts

TOP-33 castles with ghosts

Do you believe in ghosts? Not yet? After reading this blog I'm sure some of us start thinking about these 33 places with ghosts. To visit any of them or get more details about these castles - just download our MobiCastle Apps (for Android or IOS). So let's take a look...

The largest castle in the world

The largest castle in the world

   Have you ever dreamed about visiting the largest castle in the world? That's your chance! And if you're a Polish that's pretty easy to do because the largest castle in the world is located in Poland. Just take an app Castles of Poland and go!    Malbork Castle is...

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