Ever wanted to live like you’re in a fairy tale? Well you can do just that in one of these European castles listed on Airbnb.
Airbnb wants to encourage a new type of cultural travel where people book travel based on their passions as much as the destination. Research from Tourism Competitive Intelligence shows that in 2014, 45 million international tourists chose a travel destination because they saw a movie or TV show that was filmed there.
Airbnb’s top 10 Disney-esque castles in Italy, Ireland, Scotland and the United Kingdom will have you feeling like a Disney princess in no time as you relax and take in some of the world’s most beautiful surroundings.
Castello Dal Pozzo, Italy
Enjoy exclusive use of Castello Dal Pozzo, Oleggio Castello, Piedmont, Italy. Excellent hospitality, combined with elegant surroundings and first class dining facilities, with all the comforts of modern-living including internet and TV. 16 beds in 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and castle grounds to explore.
Medieval Castle, Ireland
This beautiful, original medieval castle in Galway, Ireland, can be yours for a weekend, a week, or even longer. You’ll be staying in the master bedroom, the highest room in the castle.
Castrum of Serravalle, Veneto, Italy
The apartment is located in the main tower of the Castrum of Serravalle, an ancient medieval fortress in the historical centre of Vittorio Veneto.
Dairsie Castle, Scotland
Dairsie Castle in Fife is a unique self-catered property which sleeps 13. An ideal setting for a holiday to explore the heart of Scotland.
Wilton Castle, Ireland
Elegant and imposing, Wilton castle in Enniscorthy, Wexford, Ireland is a 19th century castellated residence set on the banks of the Boro River in the sunny south-east of Ireland. This castle will accommodate 14 people in 7 bedrooms.
Castello Tancredi, Italy
The Estate of Castelnuovo Tancredi encompasses over 600 hectares of the surrounding hillside of Montalcino in the region of Siena, dominating over the Orcia Valley, and is a UNESCO recognized historical landmark site. This historic and aristocratic castle in Tuscany has just undergone an extensive renovation project and has 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms.
Kilcolgan Castle, Ireland
Kilcolgan Castle in Kilcolgan, Galway, Ireland offers guests privacy with historical elegance. It is handily close to the burren, Connemara, Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher for day trips. Homely atmosphere where you have full use of the spacious kitchen and all rooms except the owners.
Belle Isle Castle, United Kingdom
Situated on the northern tip of Upper Lough Erne, Belle Isle Castle in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, is a 470-acre estate spread over eight picturesque islands. Inhabited since the 12th century, the estate offers a wide range of attractive accommodation including its 17th Century Castle.
Torre Trasita, Italy
Luxurious mansion situated on the coastal cliffs of Positano, Torre Trasita accommodates up to six people in 3 bedrooms. This castle provides unrivalled sea views.
Martello Tower, Ireland
Martello Tower in Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland is a stunning 1804 coastal defence tower is a National Monument and exquisitely restored as a luxurious residence. The beautiful granite structure is harmonious, peaceful and an extremely comfortable place to stay overlooking the sea in the heart of Dalkey. Beautifully decorated on the inside.
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