Are you into history and maybe also the royal family? Now you can enjoy a tour around Schackenborg Castle, and with a guided tour, you will be provided with all the unique stories and see the historic buildings both outside and inside!
From when you enter the castle square, take a walk in the beautiful garden or stroll around the amazing halls and rooms inside the castle, you will be part of a history that goes thousand of years back, or maybe even longer.
Learn the story of Møgeltønderhus, the original name of the castle, and how it used to be a bastion of the Danish crown and church, fighting the counts of Holstein. Learn how Schackenborg were built and get to know the 11 generations of the Schack family who lived here, have you ever heard of the silverarm or know who the evil countess is?
In 1978 the castle returned to the royal family of Denmark. His royal highness Prince Joachim lived here with his family until 2014, and the castle is now used as their second home.
Schackenborg castle is placed just before the historical street of Møgeltønder Slotsgade, and we encourage you to take a walk down the street, where you will find the church, which in modern history, has been used for 4 royal events.
This tour will focus on the castle of Schackenborg, it’s history and significance to the area. Learn the marvels of the national hero Hans Schack who build the castle, of its habitants through the years, the royal family and the national treasures found in the area. Approx. 60-70 minutes.
Discover why ‘Slotsgaden’, the main street of Møgeltønder, is so unique and what makes it one of, if not the most beautiful rural street in Denmark. Our guide will provide information on the demographics, architecture, and history of Møgeltønder, incl. how it got its name and much more.
The church of Møgeltønder is truly something special, just like the rest of the town, and this tour will enlighten you on the history of this beautiful church. It is the oldest building in town, the longest village church in Denmark, and is unique as it has been used as both a village church and church to the castle. Learn the history of why the church organ is something special, and enjoy the amazing interior design, where several royal events have been held.