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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Marcin Fryziel (10 months ago)
Amazing location, you can feel like prince!
David DeBruzzi (11 months ago)
The castle and grounds are beautiful, a bit in need of some upkeep but still a stunning setting. I was traveling alone, and was greeted with "Name" and "Room 32." The thing is, it's a big place. Can I look around and explore, where is the room, is there breakfast? The next morning the same woman 'checked me out' by swiping my credit card, giving me a receipt, and walking away. I'm sure they are great there for groups, but I would not recommend for single people or smaller parties.
Bjarni J (18 months ago)
Absolutely lovely stay, can't recommend it enough, even during the pandemic.
Evald Kristensen (2 years ago)
Nice place to see a castle
Evald Kristensen (2 years ago)
Nice place to see a castle
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