Top 10 castles of France

history & culture

The French have a rich history. And while traveling through France one could easily spot those artefacts of medieval times in the landscape. The majority of castles is located in the northern part of France, especially along the riverside of the Loire, one of the main rivers in France. But there are many more to find throughout this beautiful country. If you’re looking for a romantic place to stay, then check our top 10 castles of France!

Top 10 castles of France

  1. Chateau d’Amboise, XI century, Amboise
  2. Chateau de Ducs de Bretagne, XVI century, Nantes
  3. Chateau de Versailles, XVII century, Versailles
  4. Le Mont Saint Michel, VII century, Mont Saint Michel
  5. Chateau de Pierrefonds, XV century, Compiegne
  6. Chateau de Chantilly, XVI-XVIII century, Chantilly
  7. Chateau de Fontainebleau, XVI century, Fontainebleau
  8. Chateau du Haut Koenigsbourg, XII century, Orschwiller (Alsace)
  9. Chateau de Chenonceau, XI century, Chenonceau (Loire)
  10. La Cité de Carcassonne, XIII century, Carcassonne