HEARTLAND FESTIVAL takes place in the park surrounding Egeskov Castle, which has been open to culture tourists for more than fifty years, and which annually welcomes more than 200,000 guests from more than 115 countries.

Egeskov Castle is the best-preserved renaissance water castle in northern Europe, with an intact moat, parks and maze from the 1700s. Big sky, ample space and an almost magical setting: The garden has received numerous awards, and CNN lists it as one of the twelve most see-worthy gardens on the planet.

Egeskov has hosted welcomed variety of acclaimed artists over the years. In recent times, the guest list includes Salman Rushdie, Jonathan Safran Foer, Paolo Coelho, J.K. Rowling and Tori Amos, among others.

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