Most beautiful Scandinavian Castles

We made a list of some of the most beautiful Scandinavian Castles. This are just few that can be seen in this part of the world.

1.OREBRO CASTLE – SWEDEN

Örebro Castle is a medieval castle fortification in Örebro, Närke, Sweden. It was expanded during the reign of the royal family Vasa and finally rebuilt about 1900. The castle lies on an island in river Svartån.This castle is one of the most beautiful Scandinavian castles.

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2.EGESKOV CASTLE – DENMARK

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For 460 years, Egeskov has stood in its beautiful location in the landscape of Southern Funen. The name Egeskov originally stems from an estate of the same name and, today, Egeskov is famous for being the best preserved moat castle in Europe and most beautiful Scandinavian castles.

3.OLAVINLINNA CASTLE -FINLAND

The building of Olavinlinna, castle of St. Olaf, began in 1475.This Scandinavian castles has some great history. The Danish-born founder of the castle, knight Erik Axelsson Tott, decided that a powerful fortification should be build to protect the strategically important Savo region. The castle was supposed to repel Russian attacks from the east and to guarantee the control of the Savo region for the Swedish Crown. The history of Olavinlinna is a mixture of medieval arms clashing, cannons roaring and every-day chores inside the security of the castle’s thick walls.

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4.HAME CASTLE – FINLAND

Häme Castle is a medieval castle in Hämeenlinna, Finland. The castle is located on the coast of lake Vanajavesi in the city center. The castle was originally located on an island. The castle’s age is disputed.One of the most pictures Scandinavian castles.

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5.GRIPSHOLM CASTLE – SWEDEN

Located in Mariefred, a picturesque town on lake Mälaren, this renaissance castle offers romantic grounds, a fallow deer nature reserve and collections of furniture, handicrafts and interiors from four centuries. Including Gustav III´s theatre and the Swedish National Portrait collection.This Scandinavian castle look amazing and perfectly fit in the natural environment.

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