Vittskövle Castle

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Vittskövle Castle
Vittskövle slott/Widtsköfle slott
Kristianstad Municipality
Vittskövle slott.jpg
Vittskövle Castle
Vittskövle Castle is located in Skåne
Vittskövle Castle
Vittskövle Castle
Coordinates 55°51′17″N 14°08′00″E / 55.8548°N 14.1334°E / 55.8548; 14.1334
Type Castle
Site information
Open to
the public
Site history
Built 1553-57

Vittskövle Castle (Swedish: Vittskövle slott also spelt Widtsköfle slott) is a castle in Kristianstad Municipality, Scania, in southern Sweden. It is one of the best-preserved Renaissance castles in the Nordic countries, and was erected by Jens Brahe in the 16th century as a defence structure. It is currently the private residence of the Stjernswärd family.