Castello Di Pavone, Pavone Canavese, nr. Torino, Piedmont, Italy.
Although some of the buildings and structures date from the 800s, the castle itself was built in the 14th century. Now a luxury 4-star hotel, Castello Di Pavone offers classic rooms and an elegant candlelight restaurant with ancient frescos on the walls.
Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, nr. Sligo, Co Leitrim, Ireland.
Blending traditional elegance with modern comforts and facilities, this luxury castle hotel stands in a secluded setting on the shores of Lough Rynn. Built close to the site of an earlier medieval castle, the current property dates from the early 1800s.
Chateau de Jallanges, nr. Tours, Loire Valley, France.
Dating from the 15th century, this stunning castle was built by King Louis XI of France. Surrounded by vineyards and forest, it lies in the heart of the beautiful Loire Valley. Each of the 7 individually styled guest rooms enjoy views over the gardens.
Chateau Des Reynats, Chancelade, Dordogne, France.
This 19th century castle is set in landscaped grounds in the heart of the Dordogne region. Guest rooms are situated in the main Chateau and in the Orangerie, 22 yards away. Restaurants, bar. Outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, free Wi-Fi.
Chateau de Launay Blot, Baguer-Morvan, Brittany, France.
Located in Brittany, between Mont-Saint-Michel and Saint-Malo and within close proximity of Dol-de-Bretagne, Chateau de Launay Blot is surrounded by gardens and a canal. All bedrooms have private bathroom. Dinan and Saint-Malo 30 km.
Relais Castello San Giuseppe, Chiaverano di Ivrea, nr. Torino, Piedmont, Italy.
Once a Roman look-out tower, then a convent for spiritual reflection and once again as a military observation point and stronghold for Napoleon, Castello San Giuseppe is now a luxury hotel. Enjoy the panoramic views from its commanding hilltop location.
With a history dating back to 1740, the bedrooms at Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel offer pure luxury and comfort. Some of the suites feature views over Dublin Bay and the award winning restaurant is to be found in the original castle dungeons.