An elaborate con, a topless duel, and a bold escape-play-out at stunning castles.
One of the biggest cons of all time plays-out at Chateau de Versailles in France; An immaculate Czech domain is linked to a bitter feud; and an imprisoned general makes a death-defying bid for freedom at a German citadel.
The dramatic origins of a beloved Christmas carol are traced to a citadel in Prague. Within an opulent Parisian palace, a doomed painter uses art for salvation. A butler learns a dangerous secret at an idyllic English estate.
The origins of the Brothers Grimm's fairy tales are found in a German palace; within a Floridian fort, an imprisoned doctor battles a deadly virus; an antiques dealer traces a mummified head to a king born at a French chateau.
Discover the secrets behind William Wallace's demise, the ultimate heartbreak of legendary Casanova and a famed astronomer's untimely end.
Castles tell stories of Queen Victoria, Charles Lindbergh, and a poisonous plot.
An exiled Prince seeks refuge at a Scottish stronghold, the dream of an eccentric ruler turns into a nightmare at a magical German palace and a Scottish castle is haunted by a woman who risked everything for love.
Castles tell tales of a shocking heist, a twisted tyrant and a witch hunt.
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.
An aging singer gives the performance of a lifetime at a Spanish citadel. An ominous Italian castle conceals the murderous plot of a lonely countess. A charming English estate is the scene of a scintillating literary hoax.
Castles tell of a prisoner's plight, a macabre love, and a trailblazing voyage.
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.
Castles tell of a terrible giant, an unlikely ruler, and a wartime innovation.