Watch This Magical Drone Footage of Castles Across Europe

Sorry, I still have a Game of Thrones hangover, so when I watch this beautiful drone footage that gives sweeping views of castles across Europe, I see the map of Westeros in the opening credits come alive. Some of these castles are in ruins, some are near rivers, some are on islets, some are embedded on the mountain side but all are impressive strongholds that hold so much history.


There’s no magic in this world but you can kind of see (if you squint) where the fairy tales came from (okay, you have to squint really hard).

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They will break upon this fortress like water on rock. Hordes will pillage and burn, we’ve seen it before. Crops can be resown. Homes rebuilt. Within these walls we will outlast them. We will hold them NOW CAN SOMEONE STOP THAT INCESSANT BUZZING!