Glücksburg Castle

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Aerial view of Glücksburg Castle in Glücksburg

Glücksburg Castle (German: Schloss Glücksburg, Danish: Lyksborg Slot) is a castle (Schloss) in the town of Glücksburg, Germany. It is one of the most important Renaissance castles in northern Europe.[1][2] It is the seat of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and was also used by the Danish kings. Situated on the Flensburg Fjord the castle is now a museum owned by a foundation, and is no longer inhabited by the ducal family. Its board of directors is chaired by Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein, the current titular duke and head of the House of Glücksburg and House of Oldenburg.


  1. ^ Hans u. Doris Maresch: Schleswig-Holsteins Schlösser, Herrenhäuser und Palais. Husum Verlag, Husum 2006 (German)
  2. ^ Homepage of Schloss Glücksburg

Coordinates: 54°49′54″N 9°32′37″E / 54.83167°N 9.54361°E / 54.83167; 9.54361