Whether you are a history buff or just looking for the perfect fairytale getaway, there is nothing more spectacular than staying in a castle with some of the most beautiful views in the world.  These castles offer luxury accommodations and once in a lifetime experiences to fulfill your royal desires.

Inverlochy Castle Hotel, Scotland

Inverlochy Castle Hotel is a beautiful 19th-century castle surrounded by some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery. Expect views of the lush greenery and mountains that even impressed Queen Victoria in 1873 saying, ‘I never saw a lovelier or more romantic spot’.

Photo via inverlochycastlehotel.com

Hotel De La Cite Carcassonne, France

Located in the heart of the Medieval Citadel of Carcassonne, a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Hotel de la Cité is a picturesque fairytale. Built in 1909, this historic castle offers guests a remarkable experience and a very special atmosphere.

Photo via cite-hotels.com/hotel-de-la-cite

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Castello Banfi, Italy

Castello Banfi il Borgo is a unique castle hotel immersed within the classic Italian setting of your dreams. The luxury hotel is located in Montalcino near Siena in Tuscany amongst vineyards, olive groves, and iconic cypress trees. 

Photo via castellobanfiilborgo.com

Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa, France

The Château Saint-Martin & Spa is a 5-star luxury sanctuary on a hilltop where historic Provence charm meets contemporary life. The Château is set in 34-acres of spectacular natural beauty with a history as rich as its setting dating back to the 12th century when the Château was a Knights Templar Commandery. 

Photo via oetkercollection.com/hotels/chateau-saint-martin

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Taj Lake Palace, India

In 1746, after the young prince, Maharana Jagat Singh II of Udaipur was caught with ladies of the ‘zenana (the private chambers of the court)’, he built his own pleasure palace on Lake Pichola. He called this palace, Jag Niwas. Today, Jag Niwas is the majestic and magnificent Taj Lake Palace of Udaipur.  The exquisite backdrop will undoubtedly make you feel like royalty.

Photo via tajhotels.com/en-in/taj/taj-lake-palace-udaipur