How well do you know the castles of the world?

Can you tell Balmoral from Windsor? Identify a castle from just one picture? Find out how well you know Europe – and the world’s – castles with our ultimate castles quiz…

From fairy tale-esque turrets and historic sights to religious sites and modern palaces, there are countless castles around the globe, all uniquely beautiful, with their own tales to tell.

So, how well do you know them? Can you tell Balmoral from Windsor? Perhaps you can spot if a castle is French from a mile away? See how much you really know about Europe’s castles – and castles around the world – with this fun quiz. Good luck..

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1. Where would you find this charming castle?

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2. Which Romanian castle is Bram Stoker’s vampire story Dracula set in?

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3. Can you identify this British castle?

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4. Where is Leeds Castle located?

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5. Can you name Portugal’s iconic, brightly-coloured palace?

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6. Which European country has the most castles per square mile?

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7. In which country would you find this lakeside castle?

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8. In which country would you find Vianden Castle?

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9. Can you identify this much-loved English castle?

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10. Which country does this castle belong to?

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11. In which country would you find the Castle of Good Hope?

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12. This world-famous German castle is a real-life fairy tale. Do you remember how to spell its name?

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13. This Scottish castle is quite well known. Do you know its name?

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14. Italy is home to some beautiful castles, like this striking white one. Can you name it?

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15. On which island would you find the hilltop castle Lindisfarne?

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16. In which Asian country would you find the castle-esque Grand Palace?