Special PostEurop Castles Folder

Netherlands – Castles is the international theme of PostEurop, the organization of collaborating European postal operators. PostNL destroyed all the Dutch stamp with castles and castle Doornenburg castle Ammersoyen. In this special folder are two single stamps of the stamp sheet included,Read More

Europa 2017 – Reichenburg Castle

Castles are the latest theme of the stamps in the Europa series. The two Slovene stamps, with face values of €0.97 and €1.26 respectively, will show the castles in Sevnica and Brestanica. Once again they will be issued in two sheetlets of eight stamps andRead More

Europa 2017 – Castles

France – The Val de Loire offers a unique architectural ensemble that we owe to the Valois but also to the great figures of the kingdom.On the Indre is the small castle of Azay, an ancient fortified town burnt by KingRead More

Europa 2017 (Portugal, Azores and Madeira)

Portugal – Nine circular towers protect the high walls of Almourol Castle, one of the most notable medieval military monuments from the time of the Reconquista, built on the granite escarpment of a small island in the district of Santarém,Read More

Europa 2017 – Castles

Luxembourg – “Dommeldenger Schlass” and “Beggener Schlass” castles have a number of things in common. They lie geographically close together, were both owned by well-known bourgeois Luxembourg families for many years and nowadays they are home to the embassies of twoRead More

Europa 2017 – Castles

Croatia – VELIKI TABOR – Rattkay Family Castle-Burg Veliki Tabor is a castle-burg from the era of feudalism. It is one of the best maintained renaissance burgs (castle-burgs) in Croatia from the late middle ages. What makes Veliki Tabor special isRead More

Europa 2017 – Castles – Keila-Joa Castle

Estonia – The design of the Castle of Keila – Joa was made by the Saint Peterburg architect Hans Stackenschneider who later became a court architect and the most important representative of the historical style in Russia. The castle was builtRead More

Europa 2017- Castles

Iceland – According to the decision of Postal Operators in Europe castles constitute the common theme of the year. A castle is a fortified structure, usually difficult to reach due to its location. Most castles of medieval Europe were homes toRead More

Europa 2017 – Castles

Gibraltar – The Moorish Castle is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant features being the Tower of Homage and the Gate House. Part of the castle itself alsoRead More