Château de Suscinio offers its visitors a tour of the castle’s interior rooms and their panoramic views which add the extra touch. The castle doesn’t just stand there. When the weather allows, the castle turns into an entertainment center, and its holds concerts of music, and dance shows which keep this premisses alive and beating.
This royal place that carries the history of a few hundred years, keeps its book open for more stories to be written.
The cold and crispy weather during the English winter days completes the enchanting scenery and the Rother Valley, which surrounds Bodiam Castle, is hiking lovers' heaven. While wandering around the castle's walls, it is impossible to ignore the chapel's windows which at the time would have held stainless glass windows.
It's unknown when the castle stopped being home to the residents, and it's as if the interior of the castle crumbled into pieces over the years to become what it is today.
Château de Suscinio – France
In the medieval days, the Duke of Brittany built Château de Suscinio on the northwest coast of France. Today, what remains of this castle are a ruined chapel, and some ruins of a building that in the 12th century was an agricultural mansion that was transformed into a resident home (of very rich people).
English monarchs used these lands through historical wars, and today, the land is rich in wildflowers and carpets of green.
Malbork Castle – Poland
If you take the land the castle is on, as the main criteria for measurement, Malbork Castle in Poland, is the largest castle in the world. It is also known as The Castle of the Teutonic Order.
The building ended at the beginning of the 15th century and as the number of Teutonic knights kept growing and growing, the castle kept growing as well. At one point, Malbork Castle was home to over 3000 knights that could easily trade due to the closeness of the castle to the ports and the sea.
The Biggest Castle in the world
During the second world war, Malbokm Castle was heavily damaged but has since been renovated on several occasions. Today it's open for visitors and exploring the entire premises can take a few good hours.
Besides the impressive building itself, the castle holds various exhibitions to enjoy such as armor, weaponry related to the time the castle was built, and an impressive Amber museum. Definitely worth the trip.