This morning as I was checking my Facebook, I saw the Facebook page Go Visit Denmark had made a post about different manors and castles one can sleep in for an experience of a life time. This is very high on my bucket list! This is my dream, so I knew I had to write about it. Here are seven on Denmark’s manors and castles which offer a great experience with overnight accommodation.
1. Kokkedal Castle
Originally built in 1746, it was then demolished in 1810 after an affair between the Queen and the King’s doctor. This architectural gem became a hotel location in 2011, and is also home to a spa and restaurant. Located just 30 minutes outside of Copenhagen makes it easily accessible and close to tourist attractions.
2. Lykkesholm Castle
Once owned by Queen Margrethe I, this castle has a very old, rich history (over 600 years). Located on the island of Fyn, Denmark, it is now a host of events such as weddings, parties, business conferences just to name a few.
3. Nørre Vosborg Manor
At over 700 years old, this manor located in West Jutland has plenty of history. Author, Hans Christian Andersen had a summer residence in this location and it is where he wrote his Ode to the Elder Flower. He also reportedly had some encounters with spirits during his time here!
4. Meilgaard Manor
Having history dating back to the 1300’s makes this manor a great visit for history buffs (myself included!) If you really want to live like royalty, you can contact the owner for rental opportunities in the manor as well as other homes in the surrounding area! Surrounded by beautiful thick nature, this is truly a place where you can relax and get away from everyday demands. Meilgaard is located on the west coast of Denmark.
5. Castle Hindsgavl
This castle is the best place to relax in style! Such a historical beauty with awe inspiring surroundings. This castle is officially on my bucket list! They offer over night accommodation as well as an on site restaurant. I urge you to check out their website to see the beauties of this place. It has struck a special place in my heart. I’m already dreaming of the interior shots I could take in this place.
6. Holckenhavn Castle
A word of warning to my future husband: This castle looks like the perfect place to get married! It is very elegant and classy with beautiful architecture. This castle is also located on the island of Fyn, and can be dated as far back as 1590. This large castle can accommodate up to 200 guests.
7. Marienlyst Manor
This massive manor is located just 40km outside of Copenhagen. It has the capacity to hold up to 415 guests. They aim for 5 star quality and have been modernized. There is a beach for you to enjoy during your stay, and they offer guests a pool AND casino! Just about anything you could ask for in a hotel, they can offer!
I hope you enjoyed traveling with me through some of the many castles Denmark has to offer, and thank you to Travel Denmark for the idea of this post. It was a lot of fun looking up these locations. Now I have some new places to visit on my next trip to Denmark 🙂
*All photos were pulled from Google. None of these images belong to me.