There will always be a place in my heart for this beautiful 1500’s chateau. It is home to the most incredible foie gras in France, and is also where my husband proposed to me in 2012, hence, the close emotional ties. It is located a short drive from Paris through the beautiful French countryside. Do yourself a favour and put Chateau d’Esclimonte on your bucket list under R for romance! #travel #france #romance #chateau #foigras
22.) Sigmaringen Castle, Germany. After World War II members of the French Vichy government (which was backed by Germany) fled here. They hope to protect themselves from reprisals for collaborating with Hitler.
Clarence House, which stands beside St James's Palace, was built between 1825 and 1827 to the designs of John Nash for Prince William Henry, Duke of Clarence. He lived there as King William IV from 1830 until 1837
Château Grimaldi at Cagnes-sur-Mer in the département of Alpes-Maritimes is built on the site of an earlier fortress occupied by the Greeks and then the Romans. The present castle was built in 1309 by Rainier Grimaldi (Lord of Cagnes and an admiral of France) - a distant ancestor of the present ruling house of Monaco. Later it became the residence of the Governors of the province. Following the French Revolution, it was used as barracks and later as a hospital. Now owned by the city of…