It’s a unique thrill to find yourself waking up somewhere really historic – like an ancient castle, medieval abbey or manor house. And now, following the Airbnb platform’s big relaunch, it’s really, really easy to find fascinating places to stay.
Thanks to a new search category called ‘historical homes’, you can browse Airbnbs with rich cultural heritage at your leisure. You name it: castles, abbeys, manors – pretty much anything old and brilliant – is at your fingertips. There are 20,000 homes are listed under the category in total, spanning five European countries: France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.
Currently trending destinations include Stratford-upon-Avon in the UK, Guadalajara in Spain, the German region of Niederbayern and Italy’s Etruscan Coast. And here are a few of the most spectacular rentals, including…
If you fancy booking your own historic Airbnb stay, you can browse rentals here.