Kings defending their kingdom, knights of honour and treasures hidden in dungeons.
Castles have sparked battles, romances and mystery in the human imagination for centuries, and if Game of Thrones is inspiring you to seek a more medieval destination for your next big holiday, you just have to see the stunning castles of Poland.
QUICK GUIDE TO POLAND: From pretty city squares to skiing and snacking on traditional pierogies in budget-friendly Eastern Europe
On top of hills, next to villages, inside cities or out in the countryside - everywhere you go in Poland there's bound to be a castle cropping up somewhere.
And who knows what kind of secrets can be found in their old walls...
READ: Top Cities in Poland: Old market squares and preserved medieval history
Find Your Escape by searching and comparing flight prices here. You can also sign-up for the Traveller24 Weekly Newsletter – Subscribe here. Or download the News24 App here, to receive expertly curated travel ideas and deals directly to your mobile.