Exciting History in Öland - 16 matches

06. Gösslunda - Tingstad Flisor

06. Gösslunda - Tingstad Flisor

Area: Southern Öland  Map

Exciting History, Ancient Monuments Gösslunda - Tingstad flisor is a marked hiking trail of approximately 3.5 km, which starts at the parking area across the road that leads into Gösslunda village and continues so...

Borgholm Castle

Borgholm Castle

Area: Borgholm  Map

Exciting History, Fortresses and castles, Ancient Monuments An unforgettable visit at Borgholms Castle. Wander around the various castle chambers and feel the presence of history! Enjoy the fantastic views over the surrounding alvar and ...

Eketorp fortress

Eketorp fortress

Area: Southern Öland  Map

Exciting History, Museum, Fortresses and castles [...] Welcome to Eketorp’s Castle! Eketorp is an excavated ancient fortress where the houses have been recreated directly from the ancient monument in the ground. If you have an inter...

Gråborg & S:t Knut’s Chapel

Gråborg & S:t Knut’s Chapel

Area: Central Öland  Map

Exciting History, Ancient Monuments, Churches [...] Öland’s biggest ancient castle, built during the Iron Age but was active all the way into historical times. Next to the castle is a medieval chapel ruin and the village Borg wit...

Himmelsberga Öland Museum

Himmelsberga Öland Museum

Area: Central Öland  Map

Exciting History, Museum Himmelsberga Öland Museum for cultural history, arts and crafts, shop and refreshments.

Ismantorp Fortress

Ismantorp Fortress

Area: Central Öland  Map

Exciting History, Fortresses and castles, Ancient Monuments Ismantorp’s Castle is surrounded by wetlands in the forest center of the island and is both an archeologic mystery as much as a lovely excursion. Next to the big, powerful ancie...

Lighthouse Långe Erik

Lighthouse Långe Erik

Area: Northern Öland  Map

Exciting History, Lighthouse The lighthouse Långe Erik, located on northern Ölandis is a 32 meter high lighthouse, built of limestone.

Mörbylångadalen

Area: Southern Öland  Map

Exciting History, nature reserve Mörbylångadalen is one of Sweden’s most fertile cultivation areas. The valley, which used to be the bottom of a lake, offers the farmers natural conditions for growing grain and...

Sandby Castle

Sandby Castle

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Exciting History, Fortresses and castles, Ancient Monuments Sanby Castle is the only ancient castle that lies close to the water and has had much attention the last years because of the fantastic findings that have been made there.

Schäferiängar (sheep meadows) in Ottenby

Area: Southern Öland  Map

Exciting History, nature reserve In the far south, there is a large area that has long been used as a hayfield. Today, the whole area, except the northeastern parts where hay-making has been resumed, is grazed....

Skedemosse Museum

Skedemosse Museum

Area: Central Öland  Map

Exciting History, Museum Skedemosse Museum holds an exhibition on the archaeological findings from Skedemosse. During the iron age the bog in Skedemosse was an important Place of ritual sacrifice. When ...

The Alum Works in Degerhamn

Area: Southern Öland  Map

Exciting History, nature reserve Far back in history, the Ölanders quarried and worked the limestone and alum shale, which is clearly visible in the landscape. The alum works in Degerhamn is, by Öland’s standar...

The Öland bridge

The Öland bridge

Area: Öland  Map

Exciting History Crossing the bridge to Öland is toll-free. It is impossible tell a visitor how to come to Öland without mentioning the Öland bridge,

The villages on Öland

The villages on Öland

Exciting History, Linear Villages For thousands of years has Öland been a farmer’s country. Already during the Stone Age farmers started to grow soil and have domestic cattle. Radbyarna who still is on the islan...

Träby Castle

Träby Castle

Exciting History, Fortresses and castles, Ancient Monuments Träby castle lies out on the Stora Alvaret, 700 meters north of Träby. The castle is one of the islands most peculiar castles.

Triberga Fortress

Triberga Fortress

Exciting History, Fortresses and castles Triberga fortress lies just west from the village and bog Triberga, which is named after the Ancylusvallen.

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