Egeskov Castle

Currently Closed
  • Address: Egeskov Gade 18, 5772 Kværndrup, Denmark, Odense
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +45-62271016
  • Ticket Price: 210 DKK
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Heritage Building, Landmarks, Social, Arts, Museums

Just do a Google image search first; from every angle, this place looks straight out of a fairy-tale. It has been standing for 460 years as of 2014 aE an unassuming if enchanting building that was actually built for defensive purposes. The time of itaE™s building was a period of unrest and it remained that way over the centuries; the trained eye will notice the towers are cleverly positioned to flank attackers; thereaE™s thick double wall between the two longhouses that make up the building aE the idea being that invaders will have to overcome multiple levels of defence; the outer wall were built so that hot liquids and heavy solids could be rained down on anyone attempting to breach the wall.

A Since 198 though, much of the place has been opened up to the public. The main rooms to see include the Hunting Room for itaE™s game from Africa; the Yellow Room that contains some terrific furniture; the Banqueting Hall that can be hired out; the Rigborg Room, where a girl was once locked up for bearing a child out of wedlock, and which now contains a fabulous dollhouse(Titania aE™s Palace); the Victorian Room, the Tower Room and the AdmiralaE™s Room. And of course, check out the brilliant vehicle museums.

A The 20-acre garden park surrounding the place is beautiful in itself. Fountains, topiary figures and gravel paths coursing through beautifully kept greens make it a favourite with strollers. There are even four hedge mazes, one of which is several hundred years old; and the newest maze is the worldaE™s largest bamboo maze.

  • Closing times may vary from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
  • Closed during winter.

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  • Egeskov Castle Address: Egeskov Gade 18, 5772 Kværndrup, Denmark, Odense
  • Egeskov Castle Contact Number: +45-62271016
  • Egeskov Castle Timing: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Egeskov Castle Price: 210 DKK
  • Time required to visit Egeskov Castle: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Odense include Egeskov Castle in their plan

  • 91.3% of people start their Egeskov Castle visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Egeskov Castle

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Egeskov Castle

People normally club together Munke Mose and Odense Zoo while planning their visit to Egeskov Castle.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • We love this place! It's worth every penny of the admission fee, and there's something for everyone in the whole family to do. It's awesome that Titania's Palace is now housed here! Thanks for another lovely Egeskov day!

  • Seems expensive (isn't most of Denmark, apart from public transport, to a UK based visitor), but loads to see and all of it high quality. My favourite was the camping/caravan section of the transport museum. Castle itself and gardens also very good. One of the largest children's play areas in a country well provided with play areas. Gets busy (for reasons mentioned above)

  • Great place to spend a day outdoors. Lots of things to do and see, not only for kids. Fantastic exhibition of classic cars and motorcycles. A tour of the castle and garden is also very interesting. For food either bring your own or enjoy the pretty good restaurant.

  • Your family will enjoy the full day here. Wonderfull park, interesting castle, attractions for children, museum of veterans (motorbikes, cars, planes, fire trucks...), old and the new labyrinth, walk in crowns of the trees.. Castle views are different but always nice from various parts of the park, definitely walk around. And don't forget to visit the attic of the castle with interesting museum and views of the park

  • Very exciting place, and many things to explore. It has a huge playground in the middle of the forest, and the whole place is generally very beautiful.

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