Medieval Travel

The Medieval Travel section is for those interested in visiting castles, churches or historic sites dating back to the Middle Ages?  This section will provide you with articles and information on traveling to medieval places.

Guide to Medieval Carcassone

Situated in a strategic position on the Aude River between the Toulousain and the Mediterranean port of Narbonne, the city of Carcassonne served throughout the Middle Ages as a military stronghold and center of administration.

Guide to Medieval Lincoln

One of England’s oldest towns, Lincoln has a very interesting medieval history. This guide will point some of the historic sites in Lincoln and describe the role of the town in the Middle Ages. See also Online Map shows Medieval Lincoln

Higgins Armory Museum

View our profile of one the largest collections of arms and armor in North America, located near Boston, Massachusetts

Medieval Gdansk

Our video of the Polish city of Gdansk and its medieval heritage. See also our photo tour of the city’s main cathedral.

Malbork Castle – For any medievalist, no visit to Poland can be complete without a trip to Malbork – the site of an impressive and large medieval castle. Watch our video of the Teutonic Castle

See also Sandra’s photo’s of Malbork

The Barbican in Krakow – Sandra takes you on a tour of the late-medieval gate that protected the Polish city of Krakow

Oliwa – a photo tour of the historic church just outside of Gdansk

Bielsko-Biała – a photo tour of the medieval and historic sites in this city in southern Poland

L’Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland – looking to find the medieval world in North America? Take a tour of the only confirmed Viking settlement in the New World

Scottish town of Dunfermline to get museum, art gallery – The Scottish town of Dunfermline, which is known for its medieval heritage, will be receiving £2.8million to establish a new museum and art gallery.

Isle of Man hosts Festival of Archaeology – the British island celebrated its medieval archaeological heritage in 2010. Read here about some of its interesting historical sites.

Ozark Medieval Fortress – a team of French and American architectural experts, historians and entrepreneurs have embarked on a 20 year project to build a medieval castle in the American state of Arkansas.