Hvedholm Castle

Faaborg, Denmark

Hvedholm Castle near Faaborg on the island of Funen in Denmark was built in the 15th century. It was owned in turn by the Banke, Hardenberg and Brahe families until 1919, when the Danish government presented the then owners with an enormous tax demand, forcing them to sell it to the state for approximately 175,000 Danish kroner. Hvedholm Castle was later returned to the Brahe family, who were considered for generations the rightful rulers of the castle and surrounding villages.

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Founded: 1878-1882
Category: Castles and fortifications in Denmark

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3.9/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Michael Hofmann (2 years ago)
We thought at would be nice to stay at a place different from the usual hotel. Unfortunately, the castle is quite run down and the room we stayed wasn't very exciting. Breakfast and dinner were okay, but service was very slow. Service overall is mixed. It was nice though to walk around the castle grounds and enjoy the garden.
Elo Kristiansen (2 years ago)
In connection with our sons wedding, we booked a weekend at Hvedholm Castle with a participation of 67 persons. The wedding ran perfectly with great food and drinks and a sweet, friendly and professionel staff. The frames for the wedding were absolutely perfect, as the castle is great for such events and the weather also appeared from its best side. Everything worked perfectly and the rooms were fine, cozy and clean. Hvedholm Castle is clearly recommended for wedding arrangements and all guests were happy. Thanks for a good weekend.
Swampert D. Best but subscribe to pewdiepie (2 years ago)
Clean rooms. And nice breakfast but the price for me is high
pradeep tara (2 years ago)
I give it 4 stars only for the novelty of getting to stay in a castle! The rooms ( at least some ) are well decorated to give a feel of royalty, the outdoors are lush green surrounding a moat.....good for picnics. The building and some nooks are in need of repair!
Yiting Chen (3 years ago)
Here for one day seminar, good rooms and food, quiet and beautiful garden.
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