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Wow! Nyborg Castle will look like this! 20. November 2017 | Nyborg Castle

A 22 m. (72’) high watch tower will again rise above Nyborg Castle. From the watch tower, visitors will be able to see the Great Belt, and the brick walls will glow after dark! On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the approved project description for restoring and expanding Nyborg Castle was presented in the Great Hall of the castle.

Nyborg Castle will reopen in 2020 6. November 2017 | Nyborg Slot

At the end of the 2017 season, Nyborg Castle will close for extensive renovations and expansion. In 2020, the castle will open again as a recreated 4-sided castle, with new exhibition possibilities.

Battle Days with a Nordic Profile 26. September 2017 | Nyborg Castle

The annual Battle Days in Nyborg will henceforth be called Nordic Battle Days, and the castle scene for the great battle will be expanded.

Medieval barrel well excavated in the palace square 26. September 2017 | Nyborg Castle

After two medieval barrels have been unearthed in the dig in the palace square at Nyborg Castle, the king’s food cupboard can be recreated with original artefacts as its starting point.

New teaching tools will create new impressions and insights 26. September 2017 | Nyborg Castle

Moesgaard Museum’s exhibition team will create big experiences for the public at the new Nyborg Castle.

Foto: Emil Andresen
The Knights have Departed and Danehof is Over 26. September 2017 | Nyborg Castle

Almost by a medieval miracle, there was no rain during the Danehof-weekend. The weather reports had looked just as murderous as the knights’ clubs do during battles on the jousting ground. Rain had slashed down all week, and only through a huge effort on the part of the volunteers was the jousting ground ready for the knights on Saturday morning. But then it cleared up, and Danehof 2017 could begin.

The restoration of The Mayor’s Yard continues 26. September 2017 | The Mayor's Yard

The second phase of the comprehensive renovation of the Mayor’s Yard includes the facade, the courtyard, the roof and preparations for the new café.

New Reformation beer in Nyborg 20. June 2017 | Nyborg Castle

A whole series of special beers have been created in cooperation with Ørbæk Brewery, Munkebo Microbrewery, Kerteminde Brew House and Brewery Refsvindinge.

The Castle Concerts’ last summer at the castle 20. June 2017 | Nyborg Castle

The 2017 marks a milestone for the illustrious concerts at Nyborg Castle; they have been held for 35 years in King Christian III’s beautiful Great Hall.

Riddere til Danehof i Nyborg
The Danehof meets again 20. June 2017 | Nyborg Castle

Preparations for this year’s Danehof in Nyborg have been in full swing for quite a while.

Handsome medalion found at Nyborg Castle 4. April 2017 | Nyborg Slot

A small but extremely handsome medalion made from an antler was found in January by Hans Ulrik Riisgård from Kerteminde

Kulturminister Mette Bock besøger Nyborg Slot i januar 2017
Minister for Culture, Mette Bock, visits Nyborg Castle 20. March 2017 | Nyborg Castle

Two months ago, Mette Bock was appointed as the new Minister for Culture, thereby becoming the head of the ministry that has the overall responsibility for the castle project in Nyborg.

Arkæolog Jeppe Ravn ved den murede ”kasse”, som måske har været en brønd eller et toilet med kloakafløb.
The archaeologists have moved indoors 20. March 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

The excavation of the castle grounds has now moved inside the castle, and archaeologists have found traces of something that looks like a medieval sanitary installation or appliance.

Signetringen, som den ser ud inden afrensning. Graveringerne træder dog ganske tydeligt frem, og måske anes bl.a. et spejlvendt e.
Signet ring from the 1500’s found on the castle grounds 15. March 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

In the newly excavated foundation under Nyborg Castle’s original corner tower to the southeast, archaeologists have found a rare signet ring.

Arkæolog Jeppe Ravn peger på et af de mørke lag, der er blevet fundet i forbindelse med udgravningen, og som viser, hvor omfangsrig branden i 1300-tallet var.
The castle fire in the 1300’s was bigger than previously thought 15. March 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

An excavation of the palace ground shows that a fire at the castle in the 1300’s did more damage than earlier thought.

New light on the Reformation 15. March 2017 | Nyborg Castle

Role-playing, historic bicycle tours, music, exhibitions, lectures. The Museums of Eastern Funen will cast light on the Reformation in Nyborg.

This is how big King Erik Klipping’s royal wing was... 15. March 2017 | Nyborg Castle

When Erik Klipping and other medieval kings held Danehof parliament sessions at Nyborg Castle, the castle and its other buildings were larger than previously thought.

The business community supports the castle project 14. November 2016 |

Nyborg’s business community sees possibilities in seeing Nyborg’s heritage as a parameter of growth.

What on earth are they finding under ground at Nyborg Castle? 7. October 2016 | Nyborg Castle

Lots of things are going on at Nyborg Castle - you can stop by on Wednesdays to hear about them.

HM Dronning Margrethe II besøger Nyborg Slot i 2009.
The Queen is Patroness of “Nyborg Castle - the Medieval Christiansborg” 7. October 2016 | Nyborg Castle

Her Royal Highness Queen Margrethe II is now the patroness of “Nyborg Castle - the Medieval Christiansborg”.

Big new play-ship coming to Nyborg 27. May 2016 | Nyborg

The giant ship Maria will be in port at Funen’s Beach in Nyborg, to spread happiness among children and children-at-heart who visit the beach.

The Minister of Culture will open the Danehof 2016 21. April 2016 | Nyborg Slot

Bertel Haarder, Minister of Culture, will participate in the opening ceremony of the Danehof in Nyborg in 2016.

Powerful canons will once again guard over the Great Belt 21. April 2016 | Nyborg Slot

Once again it will be clear to passersby, what a high priority was once given to the surveillance of the Great Belt.

Remains of a Nyborg toll house found at the Country Gate 21. April 2016 | Nyborg Slot

The foundation of a toll house from the 1500’s is found at the Country Gate.

So the Angels sang 18. February 2016 | Nyborg Castle

The Minister of Cultural Affairs will open Danehof 2016 18. February 2016 | Nyborg Castle

Bertel Haarder will again visit Nyborg Castle so he can open this year’s Danehof in July.

King Valdemar “Another Day” on Eastern Funen 18. February 2016 | Landscape and Archaeology

The battle ground in Urup, where Valdemar Atterdag (Another Day) won an important victory in 1357, is slated for investigation.

What the Bear and the Virgin revealed 5. August 2015 | Nyborg Castle

Den hvide jomfru undersøges
The White Virgin and the Bear to be investigated 5. August 2015 | Nyborg Castle

Nyborg Slot
Competition program released 5. August 2015 | Nyborg Castle

“Broen” before the bridge 22. May 2015 | Nyborg

Nyborg Castle gets a quarter of a billion kroner 13. April 2015 | Nyborg Castle

The unique historic preservation zone around Nyborg Castle and the Town Hall Square will be restored and revitalized

Borgmestergården - sommer
Old walls get new roof 7. April 2015 | The Mayor's Yard gets new roof

A busy September weekend 25. August 2014 | Nyborg Castle

September 13. – 14. Nyborg houses several events

Danehof 2014 a great succes 25. August 2014 | Nyborg Castle

July 5.- 6. Nyborg once again relived the splendour of Danehof, the Danish medieval parliament, and the medieval court

Holger Danske at Nyborg Castle 2. July 2014 | Nyborg Castle

The well-known children’s and young people’s author, Josefine Ottesen, is working on a new and thrilling project that involves Nyborg Castle.

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Lerche
From November 24, 2017
The Mayor's Yard

Meet the Lerche family, who built the Mayor’s Yard in the 1600’s. Exhibition about merchants, mayors and Lerche family in the Renaissance.

The Mayor’s Yard opens for the season
Saturday, March 24, 2018
The Mayor’s Yard

A new season can begin!

News

Wow! Nyborg Castle will look like this!
20. November 2017
Nyborg Castle

A 22 m. (72’) high watch tower will again rise above Nyborg Castle. From the watch tower, visitors will be able to see the Great Belt, and the brick walls will glow after dark! On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the approved project description for restoring and expanding Nyborg Castle was presented in the Great Hall of the castle.

Nyborg Castle will reopen in 2020
6. November 2017
Nyborg Slot

At the end of the 2017 season, Nyborg Castle will close for extensive renovations and expansion. In 2020, the castle will open again as a recreated 4-sided castle, with new exhibition possibilities.

Battle Days with a Nordic Profile
26. September 2017
Nyborg Castle

The annual Battle Days in Nyborg will henceforth be called Nordic Battle Days, and the castle scene for the great battle will be expanded.

Medieval barrel well excavated in the palace square
26. September 2017
Nyborg Castle

After two medieval barrels have been unearthed in the dig in the palace square at Nyborg Castle, the king’s food cupboard can be recreated with original artefacts as its starting point.