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Aug 14th, 2013, 01:25 PM
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How many castles have you been to?

One of the features on the Fodor's landing page is about famous/wonderful/unique castles all over europe.

I've done 13 of them - among a lot of other castles across europe. How about you?

Some are very famous and most/many people will have been to them ( Versailles, Neuschwanstein) but some are quite remote/obscure.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 01:27 PM
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so where do I find this list of castles? I'm sure I've been to most out of thousands I have seen - what list?
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Aug 14th, 2013, 01:48 PM
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It's the Editors Picks section on the homepage

http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/25...stles#!1-intro

I've been to 3 of them.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 01:58 PM
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Only 14 of the Editor's Picks
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Aug 14th, 2013, 02:00 PM
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Alas, only 5. And 1 more from the outside only.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 02:02 PM
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Of the 25 on Fodor's list:

Castlenaud
Beynac
Eilean Donan
Versailles
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Aug 14th, 2013, 02:05 PM
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Only six of the picks, but many others.

We favor castles built for fighting, preferably in ruins, over girly dress-up palaces.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 02:07 PM
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Seen 12 - Inside visits 8
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Aug 14th, 2013, 02:18 PM
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The forward (and back) arrows on that site aren't working for me at all! It's stuck on Karlsteijn.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 02:29 PM
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I've been to five on that list. I'm kinda castled-out after my last trip. I think I'll skip castles for a year or so.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 02:45 PM
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We've been to 13 of the editors' picks, and many, many others that aren't on the list.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 02:47 PM
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SQ, you can try this, it resolves to the same thing. May be your browser or device

http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/25...ropean-castles
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Aug 14th, 2013, 02:54 PM
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Only 9 of those for me. Countless others not on the list, of course.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 03:04 PM
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Thanks, Christina. That didn't work, either, but I switched to Internet Explorer and it did.

I've been to 12. Obviously I haven't spent much time in the UK.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 03:08 PM
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What a list!

Mont St Michel is an abbey, not a castle; whatever about the gardens, the chateau at Villandry is nothing out of the ordinary; I find it difficult to see Blarney castle as "awe-inspiring".

There also seems to be a difficulty in distinguishing between a palace and a castle.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 03:15 PM
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Not all are castles - several are palaces and at least one is an Abbey . .

But if the list I've visited 17.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 04:07 PM
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Versailles is a palace, not a castle. Castles are fortified.
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Aug 14th, 2013, 05:22 PM
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Villandry is a great big house
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Aug 14th, 2013, 05:34 PM
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11 of the editor's picks.
Italy 2
Austria 2
Croatia 3
Slovenia 3
France 3
Belgium 6
Netherlands 2
Denmark 2
Scotland 6
England 22
Wales 14
Ireland 13
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