Behind the gates of the world's most impressive castles, manor houses and mansions are secrets waiting to be revealed.
Grand castles tell tales of William Wallace, Casanova, and a cosmic crime.
Castles tell stories of Queen Victoria, Charles Lindbergh, and a poisonous plot.
A foreboding Transylvanian castle provides the chilling inspiration for an infamous literary villain; a stunning French chateau incites a bitter rivalry between two powerful women; and a mythical monarch steps-into the real world at a breathtaking English Abbey.
The victims of a crazed witch hunt are imprisoned at an English castle, a sprawling palace is home to two royals who helped form modern-day Spain and two schemers plot the murder of a millionaire living in a Texas mansion.
An elaborate con, a topless duel, and a bold escape-play-out at stunning castles.
A haunting tale of jealousy and murder plays out in an enchanting French castle; a brazen act of treachery leads to bloody revenge at an ominous Italian fort; and an English castle provides the inspiration for one of the most legendary heroes of all time.
Castles tell tales of an exiled prince, a murdered monarch, and a doomed lover.
An infamous pact with the Devil plays-out at an ominous castle in the Netherlands; a strategic Irish stronghold is at the center of a Pirate Queen's battle for supremacy; and the construction of a stunning French chateau wreaks disaster for its ambitious creator.
An illegal card game at a stately British manor leads to a scandal that threatens a prince; a stunning Italian fortress provides the setting for a haunting tale of ill-fated love; and the shocking murder of an Austrian castle's owner sparks one of the biggest global disasters of all time.
An Irish manor is ransacked in one of the largest art heists the world has ever seen; a stunning French chateau plays host to the illicit affair of a literary superstar; and a hill-top German castle is central to a tale of fraud, blackmail and a groundbreaking discovery.
Castles tell of a terrible giant, an unlikely ruler, and a wartime innovation.
Epic castles tell of a deadly plague, the Brothers Grimm, and a long-lost head.
A vicious earl plays chess with the devil at a Scottish fortress, a Swedish pavilion sits at the center of a brazen royal assassination plot, and a tragic duel reveals true love at a Mississippi mansion.