by Scott Mehl
Amalienborg Palace is comprised of 4 different palaces.
- Christian IX’s Palace is the official winter residence of The Queen and Prince Consort.
– Frederick VIII’s Palace is the official residence of The Crown Prince and Princess and their family.
– Christian VIII’s Palace houses the Amalienborg Museum, part of The Royal Danish Collection.
– Christian VII’s Palace is used as official guest accomodations, as well as for hosting receptions and official functions.
Island of Zealand
Fredensborg Palace is the spring and autumn residence of The Queen and Prince Consort. Within the grounds is Chancellory House, residence of the Crown Princely family.
Marselisborg Palace is the summer residence of The Queen and Prince Consort.
Gråsten Castle is used as a second summer residence of the Royal Family.
Château de Cayx
The Château de Cayx is used as a second summer residence of the Royal Family.
Møgeltønder, South Jutland
Schackenborg Castle is the former residence of Prince Joachim and Princess Marie and their family.
Sorgenfri Palace is currently the residence of Count Christian and Countess Anne-Dorte of Rosenborg.
The Hermitage (Eremitage) Palace
The Hermitage Palace was never intended as a residence, but was built as a place for royal banquets during hunts in the surrounding park. It is now used occasionally by the Royal Family for this function.
The Royal Yacht Dannebrog
The Royal Yacht Dannebrog serves as both an official and private residence for The Queen and Prince Consort and other members of the Royal Family while on official visits and their summer cruises.