Experience The Medieval Legacy With These Tours Of The Great Castles, Manor Houses and Stately Homes Of Europe. Literately The Ultimate In Things To Do and Places To See.
Because History has always been, and will always be: Kings, Queens, Love, War, Intrigue, Poverty, Oppression and a Revolution or two. History is a spontaneous stew of “the best of times, the worst of times.” All the ingredients for a great action/adventure movie.
And precisely BECAUSE it wasn’t our reality, we fantasize about/glamorize those eras in the past, that speak to us across time. One of the most appealing seems to be one that, for the folks who had to live it, was nothing to blog home about.
The Middle Ages.(Le Moyen Age) Medieval Life, dear reader. The stuff of very rich who built great big castles to protect their wealth and very poor who starved to death in their rat invested hovels.
No equality for either sex. (“Workin’ for the man every night and day.”) Not to mention – decimated TWICE in 100 years by the Bubonic plague.( check out Daniel Defoe’s – ” A Journal of The Plague Year.” THE first non-fiction novel.
Happily, something good did come out of the Middle Ages. Architecture. And Europe Has got it in spades. Waaaay too many goodies for me to rant about in this space. Gladly in spite of the Europe’s dark gloomy medieval past all attractions listed here are well worth a visit.
Secrets of The Medieval Castle
Medieval Castles were more than just large fortresses with massive stone walls. They were ingeniously designed fortifications that used many brilliant and creative ways to protect their inhabitants from attacking enemies.
Medieval Visitor Attractions, Events, Fun Activities & Things To Do When On Vacation To Europe.