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21 Most Beautiful Castles in Europe

facade of Peterhof palace in Russia

I love castles! Ever since I could remember, I was utterly fascinated by them. Their architecture, owners and all the unusual legends about them. Both my BA and MA thesis were about the castles. And my internship, after I’ve finished my studies, was in a castle, as well. Since I’m always looking for new interesting places to visit, I’ve asked some of my fellow bloggers to tell me what are in their opinion most beautiful castles in Europe. And well, here is the list! Most Beautiful Castles in Europe #1 – Schloss Ambras in Innsbruck, Austria A symbol of the…

Kaprun – A day in Austrian Alps

Kaprun Castle chapel and city in the distance

On my recent road trip from Croatia to the Netherlands, I visited a beautiful town of Kaprun and spent a day in Austrian Alps. What meant to be only a sleepover stop, became one of the biggest surprises of my journey. I was there for only one afternoon, but will definitely come back once again to explore the surroundings as well. Kaprun is a typical small Austrian town situated at the Hohe Tauern National Park in the Alps. This is the biggest and the oldest national park in the country. Since we didn’t have so much time, we haven’t explored…