A couple walking after their Kronborg castle wedding in Denmark

KRONBORG CASTLE WEDDING IN DENMARK

In the footsteps of Hamlet

 Kronborg Castle 

Kronborg Castle is a stunning, beautifully situated castle with its cannons facing Sweden across the narrowest part of the straits dividing the two nations. Located right on the seashore in the Helsingor town, the Kronborg Castle is just a 20-minute ferry ride from Sweden and a 40-minute car ride from Copenhagen.

 

In 2000, Kronborg Castle became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Aerial view of Kronborg Castle, also known as Hamlet's Castle or Elsinore Castle.

Feel royal, feel the breath of time, plunge into a historical atmosphere, go through the knightly halls and dance the waltz in the ballroom. 

  • Perfect for elopement wedding (2 –20 persons), without accommodation in the castle - See Small Castle Wedding Package below

  • Great for large celebrations with the wedding banquet at the castle (min. 40 guests) - See Royal Celebration Wedding Package below

  • Available: All year round

  • Wedding Ceremony: Indoor or outdoor

A view to the yard of Hamlet castle

Kronborg castle is Denmark’s most famous castle, immortalized by Shakespeare back in the 1600s in Hamlet. 

 

Shakespeare changed the name of the Kronborg Castle to be Elsinore Castle. Today, Hamlet’s castle can be used by couples as a castle wedding venue.

Actors throughout Hamlet’s Elsinore Castle keep the historical spirit alive.

FOR CENTURIES, KINGS AND QUEENS HAVE HOSTED LOVE CELEBRATIONS AT KRONBORG

TODAY THIS CELEBRATION COULD BE YOURS!

Depending on your needs, we can arrange a beautiful castle wedding ceremony in the castle’s historical room with its authentic atmosphere, followed by a session with an adventure wedding photographer inside and outside of the castle. If you want, you can also rent out one of the castle's halls or chambers to celebrate your big day with a banquet for your party of guests.

 Small castle wedding package - Kronborg

Wedding Package at €2.900*

 
A couple posing in front of Kronborg Castle, which is Hamlet's Elsinore Castle, during their small castle wedding abroad.

Package includes services:

The Technical Stuff:

  • Streamlined Personal Wedding Planner

  • All legal paperwork

  • Danish marriage fee 

  • Fee for using historic site 

  • Witnesses, if necessary

  • Officiant/Celebrant

  • International marriage certificate will be issued Immediately after the wedding ceremony and is available in English, German, Danish, Spanish and French

The Fun Stuff:

  • Transfer from/to your accommodation to Kronborg Castle (max. 30 km)

  • Assistance on the day of the ceremony

  • The full ceremony in the historical room of the castle

  • Live streaming of the ceremony 

  • Bubbles for the toast

  • Tour in Hamlet’s Castle

  • Booking extra-services  (if necessary)

*price is per couple, includes up to 4 guests. 

More guests? Price upon request.

Newlyweds dancing in the balroom in Hamlet castle since they had wedding in the castle

 Royal Celebration package-Kronborg

 from €310* per person

Castle wedding venue banquet set-up at Hamlet's Castle.

Banquet in the Kronborg Castle’s historical room following your castle wedding.

Interested in the Kronborg - Small Wedding Package, but want something more grandiose and luxurious? The Royal Celebration Package is for you, combining a castle wedding followed by a festive banquet at Hamlet’s Elsinore Castle venue.

Package includes services:

The Technical Stuff:

  • Streamlined Personal Wedding Planner

  • All legal paperwork

  • Danish marriage fee 

  • Historic site usage fee 

  • Witnesses if necessary

  • Assistance with travel and accommodation

  • International marriage certificate will be issued Immediately after the wedding ceremony and is available in English, German, Danish, Spanish and French

 

The Fun Stuff:

  • Transfer the couple from/to your accommodation to Hamlet’s Castle (max. 30 km)

  • Bespoke assistance on the day of the ceremony

  • The full ceremony in the historical room of the Kronborg Castle 

  • Bubbles for the toast

  • Excursion in the castle for all guests

  • A Castle Dinner Banquet in the historical castle room, from 18.00 – 24.00, including:

    • Cremant d’Alsace

    • Dinner with 3 courses

    • Coffee & Tea

    • Wine ad libitum (3 hours)

  • Booking extra-services (if necessary)

*min. 40 guests.

Booking at least 3 months before the wedding date.

GETTING MARRIED IN A CASTLE AND A BANQUET FOR YOUR GUESTS IN HISTORICAL ROOMS

If you decide to celebrate your great day at Hamlet’s Elsinore Castle with a banquet, and want to surprise your guests, we can recommend the following stylish additions as entertainment to your festive celebration:

  • Canon salute and trumpet fanfares with soldiers in historical costumes for welcoming of the guests

  • Guided tour in English: In the Footsteps of Hamlet 

  • Sword fighting performance 

  • Renaissance dance

  • Entertainment with actors performing among the guests, known as Hamlet Interactions

  • Torches along the moat and fireworks as your saluting farewell

Please enquire about these extra entertainment services while discussing the Royal Celebration Package with us.

 

Want an entire castle wedding venue or a small intimate wedding in the castle?