Fairytale palaces that inspired the world’s favorite animated films


To celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the world’s most iconic fairytale resorts, we are sharing stunning stays near six real-life places that served as the inspiration for some of the most cherished and beloved animated films of all time.

From turreted castles to ancient palaces, these architectural landmarks are sure to bring out the inner princess in every traveler – also ideal for the 40%* of global travelers that say they pick a destination based on a movie or TV show. With more and more travel restrictions being lifted and the world starting to open up again, the once-upon-a-time is right for a little magic and adventure.

Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany

Where to stayLocated in Hohenschwangau, directly below the world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle, Hotel Alpenstuben is a traditional, family-run hotel surrounded by picturesque mountain peaks and towering pine trees. After a relaxing breakfast, guests can explore the forest by foot or visit the castle, which is only a 20-minute walk away.


Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy, France

Where to stay: A renovated Breton-style house in Beauvoir, Chambres d’Hôtes Les Vieilles Digues is less than 2 miles away from Mont-Saint-Michel, which dominates the horizon. The property’s beautiful garden is perfect to relax on a sunny day, before taking a walk along Le Couesnon River.

Alcázar de Segovia, Spain

Where to stay:On the Plaza Mayor, opposite Segovia Cathedral, Hotel Infanta Isabel is perfectly located to explore all the city’s historic sites, including medieval fortifications, ornate churches and an ancient Roman aqueduct with more than 160 arches.




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SOURCE: Booking.com

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