11/18/2010 04:26 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

8 Magnificent European Castles (PHOTOS)

To live in a castle - every kid's dream. Growing up, our imaginations were nourished on fairytales based in faraway kingdoms and magical castles. Well, you can rejoice, because places like that do exist!

We've already chronicled our love of castles. But here are 8 more gems from Europe are but a sampling of the magnificent castles strewn all across the continent.

10 Magnificent European Castles