• Avila Walls by That Travelista
    Europe,  Forts

    30 Must-See European Fortresses, Forts and Fortified Towns

    Europe has so much to offer in splendid sights and things to do, among them are European fortresses, forts and fortified towns. They’re excellent stops on a European road trip. I’ve asked my fellow travel bloggers which forts in Europe are their favorite. I’ve added my own and we came up with the 30 you can read about below. But first what is the difference between a European fortress, fort and fortified town? A fortress is a defensive military construction and is usually a larger military installation as a fort. A fort is a building designed specifically to defend a territory during war (times). A fortified town is a town…

  • Fortress of Louisbourg one of the Forts in the World

    The Greatest and Best Forts in the World

    Forts are fantastic to visit. They’re full of history and grandeur. When walking towards a fort, I’m always in awe. You usually don’t have to travel far to find a fort or fortress. Since there are numerous forts in the world. India alone has over 1000 forts. Not everything with fort in the name is an actual fort though, like Fort Worth in Texas. The largest town named after a fort. Best Forts in the World: Middle East We start with the forts in the Middle East. A region with lots of strive and history. Masada, Israël Contributed by Cosette from KarsTravels. Masada or Massada is a citadel on a…