Being king or queen of your own castle may seem like the stuff of fairy tales, but it's closer to reality than you might think. Did you know you can book a room — or an entire castle — for the night, or an entire extended holiday?

HomeToGo, which claims to be the world's largest holiday rental site, has rounded up some of the top castles in Europe available to book through its search engine. We've ranked the castles ahead in ascending order by the cheapest price per night, according to HomeToGo.

From the Scottish highlands to beautiful Tuscany, click through to find the castle that fits your budget.

Words by Alison Millington at Business Insider UK

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