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Funen Island: Castle Weddings Galore

Funen Island, also known as Fynen Island or Fyn Island, is located just southeast of the major Jutland peninsula. It is the 3rd largest Danish Island.

Couples eloping abroad are falling in love with Funen, Denmark because of its coastline and nature. Funen is surrounded by another 90 islands and has a coastline of over 700 miles. 

 

Funen has many attractions and beautiful views of the Baltic sea and also the Danish Kattegat sea. Funen’s many beaches and grasslands make it a great destination for beach weddings as well. 

Denmark and the Danish Islands; Funen Island is located southeast from the Jutland peninsula.

Funen destinations include must-see stops to famous castles.

Hvedholm Castle

Hvedholm Castle was built in the 15th century and is a landmark today. Since then, Hvedholm castle has been turned into a hotel and restaurant, popular amongst lovers that dream of having their wedding in the castle

 

Located in the outskirts of Faaborg (an old port town in the southwestern part of Funen Island), couples dreaming of a royal adventure wedding are booking their castle wedding package to come here. 

 

Hvedholm Castle is even stunning during the wintertime. The pearly snow beams against the castle’s colorful facade. 

Couples eloping abroad come to this location for the stunning location and scenery. Nordic Adventures Weddings has hosted couples like Marina & Daniel. 

Couples having their small intimate wedding abroad also enjoy nearby sights such as the Horne Church, the Faaborg Church, and the Egeskov Castle.

Egeskov Castle

For more contemporary history lovers, the castle also hosts a Classics Car Museum where its home to over 50 models ranging from the late 19th century all the way to the 1980s. 

For more contemporary history lovers, the castle also hosts a Classics Car Museum where its home to over 50 models ranging from the late 19th century all the way to the 1980s. 

 

While Egeskov Castle is a stunning beauty, weddings cannot be hosted there. However, many couples eloping abroad still visit with their adventure wedding photographer for a stunning photoshoot! With our elopement package for adventure weddings, couples can have their ceremony at a nearby location, their summertime wedding portraits at Egeskov Castle, and night accommodation for up to 6 people at a nearby holiday residence. 

 

Egeskov Castle is also home to many gardens, some which are also mazes, perfect for couples. Fun fact: the world’s largest bamboo maze can also be found at Egeskov Castle! 

Broholm Castle

Located northeast of Svendborg town, Broholm Castle is a manor house that dates back to the 14th century. 

 

Broholm Castle can also cater to couples wanting to horseback ride around the castle and experience the surrounding nature which is full of flowers and wildlife like roaming ducks. 


This natural location will bring a fresh breath of air to your new journey as a newlywed couple. Eloping abroad isn’t just about getting married, but also experiencing the thrill of an adventure wedding.

While in Broholm Castle, you are bound to feel like royalty, eloping abroad and having your luxury wedding in the castle


While a Denmark wedding is mostly about experiencing nature and scenery, there are still many interesting things to do. Near Broholm Castle is the Chamberlain’s Stone Age Museum which contains over 60,000 pieces of flint from the Stone Age. About 4 kilometers away is Lundeborg town which has a lovely little port to explore, sandy beaches, and serves ice cream.

After your wedding in the castle, Funen Island has many other attractions to see such as The Funen Village in Odense, for example. While in Denmark, also take the opportunity to roam through the top Copenhagen attractions

Denmark Castle Wedding: Getting married in Denmark

Denmark is full of castles and manors. A Funen castle wedding may be for you if you want to create an unbelievable experience, full of luxury and character. 

 

Most commonly, Funen castle weddings and photoshoots are held in the Hvedholm Castle, Egeskov Castle, and the Bornholm Castle. Whatever location you decide on, rest assured that a Denmark wedding will be the fairytale you always imagined. 

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