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See artist Peter Brande's three stained glass windows in Gamtofte Church or find the cannon ball stuck on Our Lady Church in Assens. The size of Our Lady Church testifies to the times when Assens was a hub between Hamburg and Copenhagen. The churches store many tales. 

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Haarby Church
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Haarby Church

The existing church in Haarby was presumably preceded by a wooden church. All that remains of the original church is the nave and chancel, however.

Further details are available on Haarby Kirke’s webs...

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Søllested Church
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Søllested Church

Søllested Church was built c. 1100 and has been rebuilt and enlarged on several occasions over the years.

Please contact Søllested Church for further details.

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Jordløse Kirke/Jordløse Church
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Jordløse Kirke/Jordløse Church

Jordløse Church was originally a Romanesque church, with double walls of unhewn fieldstones, like the countless other rural churches built from 1100 to 1250.

For more information please contact Jordløs...

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Køng Church
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Køng Church

Køng Church was built c. 1180.

For more information please contact Køng Church.

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Glamsbjerg Church
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Glamsbjerg Church

Glamsbjerg Church was consecrated in 1912, but the first burial in its churchyard took place already in 1910. The church was built as chapel of ease for Køng Parish.

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Gamtofte Church
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Gamtofte Church

Gamtofte Church was built in the 1100s, when the vast majority of Denmark’s medieval churches were built. The church is one of the biggest rural churches in Funen; only a few other churches are more o...

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Turup Church
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Turup Church

Turup Church

Turup Church was built around the 1100s, and since both built, rebuilt, improved and embellished after each time the style and taste.

In the late Middle Ages was porch, staircase and tower-...

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Vedtofte Church
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Vedtofte Church

Vedtofte Kirke/Vedtofte Church

Vedtofte Church is an old church which presumably dates from the 1100s when the original church was probably made of wood and resembled the buildings of the town at the t...

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Ørsted Church, Assens Municipality, Funen
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Ørsted Church, Assens Municipality, Funen

Ørsted Church was presumably built in the mid-1100s, as fresh wood was used to build churches at this time. The church was last refurbished in 1997.

Please contact Ørsted Church for further details.

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Dreslette church
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Dreslette church

Dreslette Kirke / Dreslette Church

With its red colour and characteristic tower, Dreslette Church stands out in the countryside.

The oldest part of the church dates from the 1100s. In the 1300s, the a...

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Holevad Church
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Holevad Church

The first church built in Holevad was probably part of a Viking chieftain’s farmstead. There is no archaeological evidence to substantiate this, however, but the current location of the church seems t...

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Baagø Church
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Baagø Church

Baagø Church

Baagø Church was built in 1861 by the Earl of Wedellsborg to whom local peasants were indentured. Baagø Church is located on the north part of the island of Baagø, from where it is poss...

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Helnæs Church
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Helnæs Church

Helnæs Church, consecrated in 1618, was originally built of fieldstones and looked more like a chapel. Over time, however, the church became too cramped and was enlarged in 1694.

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Barløse Church
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Barløse Church

Barløse Church

The first church in Barløse was a Romanesque stone building built before 1150.

Please contact Barløse Church for further details.

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Flemløse Church
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Flemløse Church

The church was built c. 1100. 

It is one of the oldest churches on Funen.

Please contact Flemløse Church for further details.

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Sandager Church
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Sandager Church

The first church in Sandager was probably wooden and built by a Viking chieftain. The present church was originally built c. 1200. In the 1400s, a major rebuilding project transformed Sandager into a ...

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Verninge Church
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Verninge Church

Verninge Kirke

The church was probably preceded by a wooden predecessor.

The church was dedicated to the archangel St Michael in the Middle Ages.

In early Christianity, archangel St Michael was a symb...

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Kærum Church
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Kærum Church

Kærum Church was built in the 1100s and is one of the oldest churches in the region.

Please contact Kærum Church for further details.

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Sønderby Church
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Sønderby Church

Turup Church was built c. 1100 and has since been enlarged, rebuilt, improved and beautified to comply with the styles and tastes of different eras.

Please contact Sønderby Church for further details.

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Tommerup Church
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Tommerup Church

Tommerup Church

“Once upon a time, when a distinguished Lady drove to the church, the horses became frightened and bolted with the carriage.
Agonised with fear, the Lady vowed that if she were to survi...

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Vissenbjerg Church
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Vissenbjerg Church

Vissenbjerg Kirke

Vissenbjerg Church is the largest and highest on Fyn. 114.15 meters above sea level in the center of Vissenbjerg.


Please contact Vissenbjerg Church for further details.

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Broholm Church
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Broholm Church

Broholm Church

Broholm Church was consecrated in 1907, when this rapidly growing village with a station needed its own local institutions. Broholm Church was last refurbished in 2001.

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Skydebjerg Church
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Skydebjerg Church

Skydebjerg Church was renovated in 1948. The church interior has a flat plastered ceiling. The altarpiece is simple joinery work from c. 1600 with columns and half-columns framing more recent painting...

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Kerte Church
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Kerte Church

Kerte Church was built in the Middle Ages, c. 1100. It was originally built as a Romanesque granite church, the remains of which still exist.

Please contact Kerte Church for further details.

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Aarup Church
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Aarup Church

Aarup Church is more recent, as it was built to meet the needs of a growing village with a station.

For more information please contact Aarup Church.

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Orte Church
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Orte Church

A church has existed in Orte since the 1200s, but only a few stones from the original church remain. The present church interior was built in the 1850s.

Please contact Orte Church for further details.


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Vor Frue Church/Church of Our Lady in Assens
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Vor Frue Church/Church of Our Lady in Assens

Vor Frue Church/Church of Our Lady in Assens

The Church of Our Lady (Vor Frue Kirke) in Assens is the second largest church in the island of Funen.

The Holevad chapel along the north wall of the churc...

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Søby Church
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Søby Church

Søby Church was built c. 1100.

Please contact Søby Church for further details.

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Russisk ortodoks Church on Bågø
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Russisk ortodoks Church on Bågø

Visit the church on Baagø. Call in advance

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