Have you ever seen Fairytale-like castles? Then France is definitely the place to be! Aside from medieval towns, mountainous villages and the Mediterranean beaches, it is also home to hundreds of magical castles. You can still make your childhood dreams come true by visiting at least one of these castles we collected for you. Let yourself become enchanted and enjoy!

1. Mont Saint-Michel, , France -

Saint Michael's Mount) is a tidal island and mainland commune in Normandy, France.

Mont Saint-Michel and its bay are on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. It is visited by more than 3 million people each year. Over 60 buildings within the commune are protected in France as monuments historiques. Mont Saint-Michel served as the artistic inspiration for the Disney hit Tangled. The castle and surrounding town are easily recognizable. 

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Address:Mont Saint-Michel, 50170, France
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mont_Saint-Michel

2. Cité de Carcassonne, Carcassonne, France -

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The Cité de Carcassonne is a medieval citadel located in the French city of Carcassonne, in the department of Aude, Occitanie region. It is located on a hill on the right bank of the River Aude, in the south-east part of the city proper.

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Address:1 Rue Viollet le Duc, 11000 Carcassonne, France
Phone: +33 4 68 11 70 70
Website: http://www.remparts-carcassonne.fr/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rempartsdecarcassonne/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rempartscarcassonne/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/leCMN

3. Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Orschwiller, France -

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A medieval castle located in the commune of Orschwiller in the Bas-Rhin département of Alsace, France, Located in the Vosges mountains just west of Sélestat, situated in a strategic area on a rocky spur overlooking the Upper Rhine Plain, it was used by successive powers from the Middle Ages until the Thirty Years' War when it was abandoned. From 1900 to 1908 it was rebuilt at the behest of the German Kaiser Wilhelm II. Today it is a major tourist site, attracting more than 500,000 visitors a year.

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Address:67600 Orschwiller, France
Phone: +33 3 69 33 25 00
Website: https://www.haut-koenigsbourg.fr/fr/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChateauHK/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hautkoenigsbourg/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HtKoenigsbourg

4. Château Gaillard, Château-Gaillard, France -

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Château Gaillard is a medieval castle ruin overlooking the River Seine above the commune of Les Andelys, in the French department of Eure, in Normandy. It is located some 95 kilometres north-west of Paris and 40 kilometres from Rouen. 

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Address:01500 Château-Gaillard, France
Website: http://www.cape-tourisme.fr/chateau-gaillard-2020/

5. Château de Fleckenstein, Lembach, France -

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Château de Fleckenstein is a ruined castle in the commune of Lembach, in the Bas-Rhin département of France. This fortress, built in the shape of 52 m long boat, has a long history. The castle was built on a sandstone summit in the Middle Ages.

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Address:Lieu-dit Fleckenstein, 67510 Lembach, France
Phone: +33 3 88 94 28 52
Website: http://www.fleckenstein.fr/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chateaufortdefleckenstein/

6. Château de Bonaguil, Saint-Front-sur-Lémance, France -

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Château de Bonaguil is a castle in the French commune of Saint-Front-sur-Lémance, but actually owned by the neighbouring commune of Fumel in the Lot-et-Garonne département. It has been classified as a Monument historique since 1862. The Château de Bonaguil was the last of the fortified castles.

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Address:47500 Saint-Front-sur-Lémance, France
Phone: +33 5 53 41 90 71
Website: http://www.chateau-bonaguil.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bonaguil/

7. Château de Chaumont, Chaumont-sur-Loire, France -

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The Château de Chaumont is a castle in Chaumont-sur-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, France. The castle was founded in the 10th century by Odo I, Count of Blois. After Pierre d'Amboise rebelled against Louis XI, the king ordered the castle's destruction.

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Address:41150 Chaumont-sur-Loire, France
Phone: +33 2 54 20 99 22
Website: http://www.domaine-chaumont.fr/en
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Domaine-de-Chaumont-sur-Loire-398848160166435
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/domainedechaumontsurloire/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/chaumont_loire

8. Château de Suscinio, Sarzeau, France -

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The Château de Suscinio or de Susinio is a Breton castle, built in the late Middle Ages, to be the residence of the Dukes of Brittany. It is located in the commune of Sarzeau in the département of Morbihan, near the coast of the Atlantic ocean. 

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Address:Route du Duc Jean V, 56370 Sarzeau, France
Phone: +33 2 97 41 91 91
Website: http://suscinio.fr/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DomainedeSuscinio
Twitter: https://twitter.com/chateaususcinio

9. Château de Vitré, Vitré, France -

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The Château de Vitré is a medieval castle in the town of Vitré, in the Ille-et-Vilaine département of France. The first castle in Vitré was built of wood on a feudal motte around the year 1000 on the Sainte-Croix hill.

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Address:Place du Château, 35500 Vitré, France
Phone: +33 2 99 75 04 54
Website: https://chateau.vitre.bzh/

10. Château de Chenonceau, Chenonceaux, France -

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The Château de Chenonceau is a French château spanning the River Cher, near the small village of Chenonceaux in the Indre-et-Loire département of the Loire Valley in France. It is one of the best-known châteaux of the Loire valley, and it and Montsoreau are the only chateaux built over the Loire river bed.

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Address:37150 Chenonceaux, France
Website: https://www.chenonceau.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chateau.chenonceau/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chateau_chenonceau/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/E_Chenonceau