10 Most Beautiful Castles in Spain

For the most part, Spanish castles weren’t built to be pretty, though there are a couple of exceptions. They are solid, serious and scary. They were designed to withstand sieges from everyone from Moorish invaders to the king in the next province. Sometimes royalty lived in them for brief periods, but more often their residents were political prisoners of the reigning ruler. To visit the castles in Spain is to understand medieval military might. - See more at: http://www.touropia.com/castles-in-spain/#sthash.Te8pT9vO.dpuf

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