Discover France and Spain, Issue 13, March 2020

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Stunning chateaux and castillos in France and Spain France and Spain are both castle-rich countries. Wherever you look, both in the city as in the countryside, you will see majestic palaces, castles and forts – all more impressive and bigger than the next. Yet, the French chateaux and Spanish castillos are more than just relics from the countries’ lush pasts. They play an important role in the celebration of their heritage to date; be it as a museum, a hotel, a wedding venue or – true to their initial purpose – a unique and spacious residence. Let’s visit some of France and Spain’s nicest castles and discover what sets them apart. TEXT: ARNE ADRIAENSSENS

Chateau d'Ussé. Photo: Pixabay

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