If you thought time travel was restricted to the movies, you’d be wrong. This way to the Middle Ages!
chivalry in sweden
Visors down, lances set, spurs in – off they ride toward each other at a furious pace. Starting July 6, medieval jousting competitions will be taking place on the Swedish island of Gotland. The highlight of the season is Meval Week (August 5-12) in Visby, the island’s capital.
GuÉdelon castle in France
A real castle is being built 150 kilometers south of Paris, using only the tools, materials and methods known in medieval times.Visitors are welcome to visit the construction site and even lend a hand!
A festival in GERMANY
“Mittelalterlich Phantasie Spectaculum” is the world’s biggest medieval festival and it’s touring Germany this year. Many show people don’t just put on an act for the tourists but spend the whole summer playing the role of minstrel, knight, juggler or sutler.