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Hammershus

Hammeren, Bornholm, Denmark
+45 56 48 24 31
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Stunning landscape

The castle itself was under renovation but we visited it, the most magical were its landscape. you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ahmad A
Be sure to include the views, the ambiance and the presence of this place in your plans!

Hammershus is a magnificent structure, poised upon the Baltic Sea and accessible by bike and hiking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacquelin P
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3 days ago
“Stunning landscape”
1 week ago
“Be sure to include the views, the ambiance and the presence of this place in your plans!”
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Hammeren, Bornholm, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The castle itself was under renovation but we visited it, the most magical were its landscape. you should bring your camera. I didn't have a chance to go to the woods there but if you have time you should, there is a passage from the...More

Thank Ahmad A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hammershus is a magnificent structure, poised upon the Baltic Sea and accessible by bike and hiking trails from the little village of Vand or the seaside town of Sandvig. The surrounding lighthouses and old quarries with jewel-toned lakes are also awesome! Spend a short hour...More

Thank Jacquelin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is really a must to visit on the island. It has great views and when the weather is good can be a great day out but be mindful it can get very cold in the winter months so wear warm clothing

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Hammershus castle ruin is located on the top of a hill with a nice view of the sea. The former castle surrounded by once powerful walls and steep hills is a most impressive site. Walking around at the site you feel the history coming to...More

Thank Lars U
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Hammershus is an old piece of history, as the castle ruins are from early year 1200. Located at the north tip of Bornholm, raised high above the sea, which you get to enjoy on a clear day. I was not this lucky, but even in...More

Thank Christoffer C
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Hammershus is Scandanavia's largest medieval fortification. Erected in the early 13th century, it served as a royal residence for Valdemar ll and as a base for the Danish Crusades. It was a scene for many conflicts between Danish kings and the Archbishopric. In 1658 it...More

Thank JRAsFishBabe
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Nibelungen saga is know to many people. But this is the location where the Burgunders originate from. The views are spectacular as well so don't hesitate to go..

Thank francien2015
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This old, historic fort from the 13th century on the island of Bornholm is very interesting and I could not help but thing I was going to see the ghost of Hamlet. Make sure you have good walking shoes on and your camera in your...More

Thank Jody1975
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great View over The bay. Castle ruin, built around 850 years ago. After sightseeing The Castle, walk Down to Hammershavn kiosk to have Quick snack or an icecream.

Thank Pål-Morten B
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This 13th century castle/ fortification is sensational. It's a bit of a walk to the top but if you take it at a slow pace it's something that most people should be able to do - the elevation looks big from the bottom but the...More

1  Thank Katrina D
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