Europe has a rich history of monarchy, and many European nations still have royal families till this very date. An important part of Europe sightseeing is visiting the castles and palaces, some of which are still used by the families that own them. These will give you deep insight into the significance of the monarchy in European history and their opulent lifestyles. Notable castles and palaces in Europe include the Buckingham Palace in London, where the changing of the guard ceremony is a must-see; the Palace of Versailles which is a symbol of the French revolution; and the Royal Palace of Madrid which is the official residence of Spain’s royal family till today. In some parts of Europe, you can even rent out a small to mid-sized castle to stay in for a couple of days – have a royal experience of your own; it’s one that you will not forget for the rest of your life!