Egeskov Castle, Odense

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Admire the best preserved moat castle in Europe at Egeskov Castle. Built by Frands Brockenhuus and completed in 1554, the castle contains 66 rooms, six bathrooms, and four different mazes within the gardens. Notice that the castle is built on oaken piles and surrounded by a 5 m (16 ft) lake. When it was constructed, the area was experiencing periods of civil unrest, so many noblemen built their homes to act as fortifications. Explore the Hunting and Yellow rooms on the ground floor, and the banquet hall, Rigborg, Victorian, music, tower, and admiral's rooms on the first floor. Be sure to stop at Titania's Palace, an intricate dollhouse containing more 3,000 components, constructed by Sir Nevile Wilkinson for his daughter. Take a look at our Odense trip builder app to schedule your visit to Egeskov Castle and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A beautiful Castle located a few minutes from the city of Odense, the point against which only open during summer season by what at the time that we went to visit him we could not enter, but we saw it from the outside and is very picturesque.
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  • It's beautiful, wonderful, perfect for a stroll all day, but it's not in Odense. Is almost 40 km away from Odense.
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  • A visit to a castle which is a really nice interesting day turned out to be. Beautiful gardens and Castle but above all fun museums on site, with old engines, vintage cars, mopeds bicycles and even camping resources. And an attic full of even more wonderful. A Hall with ambulances, fire engines. Toilets and food and drinks to get sufficient but you may also bring your own. Really a must.
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  • Had the best trip of my life. Our family went in July of 2015. The best of luck was that the day we went, they were having a festival. We got to enjoy baking bread over fire, listening to live music, walks around all the bueatiful landscape, and all the tours. You must go early because it is a very large place. You have a lot to see!
  • One of the first true castles I visited in Europe. Classic design and architecture. The highlight for me was The Princess Doll house inside. Of course it’s much more than a doll house, it’s an amazing treasure. Tip: see if you can figure out the music box on display next to the mini castle. A little bit of mystery here!
  • Beautiful surroundings. The labyrint was a lot of fun. The castle itself was very impressive
  • A combination of extremely beautiful gardens, big exciting exhibitions, and of course the old castle, full of history, makes the visit worth every penny!
  • Nice castle to visit. Good for family and couples alike. Definitely worth the trip here. Car enthusiast will be in for a surprise
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