Riquewihr is one of the crown jewels of the Alsace Region in France. One of the few towns not be greatly damaged in World War II, it still retains its original medieval charm and was the inspiration for the “village” in Beauty and the Beast.
Although this is not a castle it is one of it best places I've ever visited in Germany. I had no other place to put it. Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany - 101 Most Beautiful Places You Must Visit Before You Die! – part 2
Bamberg, Germany The magnificent town center of Bamberg is considered a world heritage site, with the settlement dating back to 902 AD. This incredibly well preserved medieval town and its cobble streets become a treat to stroll around during winter.