Gotlands Län Travel Guide

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Visby

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174,562,23

Gotland

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61,201,2

Fårö

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14,33,0

Gotska Sandön

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4,25,0

Kneippbyn

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7,15,0

Slite

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6,9,0

Gnisvärd

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5,7,0

Visby

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  • Museum of Art

    Visby Things to Do

    I'm not sure my family and I gave this art museum enough consideration, but the consensus was not to go in. At the time we visited, we thought it housed contemporary paintings and sculpture alone, which we are not necessarily the most fond of. However, the museum houses an art collection which not only is composed mainly of paintings and crafts...

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  • Hotell St Clemens

    Visby Hotels

    Smedjegatan 3, Visby, Gotland, 62155, Sweden

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Stora Torget

    Visby Things to Do

    Returning from the farther reaches of Visby's medieval wall, we happened onto the "Stora Torget" or market square. The square is not quite as large as that found in other medieval towns, but it is a nice plaza surrounded by several pubs and cafes with outdoor seating for guests which really lend quite a bit of ambiance to the setting. Market...

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Gotland

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  • Destination Gotland

    Gotland Transportation

    We booked tickets at an agent in Stockholm. It includes a 1hr bus ride to the ferry pictured which takes about 3 hrs to Gotland. The boat is extremely roomy and comfortable. Make sure you book in advance for the way back as they do fill up. We were lucky to make standby on the return.

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  • Villa Alskog

    Gotland Hotels

    Alskog, Ljugarn, 620 16, Sweden

    Good for: Couples

  • Just go and see it

    Gotland Things to Do

    A very nice lady running a creperie in Visby (unfortunately I cannot remember the name in order to write a tip about it) raccomend us to go and visit this place. It's a sort of luxury hotel built with eco materials and very high design architeture. It was a sort of adventure to find it but yes, nice to see. I didn't even check the rates, must be...

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Fårö

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  • Ulla Hau

    Fårö Things to Do

    The nature reserve with this strange name is in fact a question in the Swedish Trivial Pursuit version and I remember always wondering what it was like. Now I know :) It is a place which looked almost like a desert some generations ago when sand dunes were absolutely everywhere. Since then, a local teacher assisted in planting trees to stop sand...

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  • Langhammars rauks

    Fårö Things to Do

    The other major rauk field on the island, this has more stack like rocks, notably the Langhammars Man which is shown closer in the second picture. There are also many more images in the travelogue below. This is also much more open and full of lose stones down to the sea rather than embracing like Digerhuvud. Langhammars too is a nature reserve and...

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  • Digerhuvud rauks

    Fårö Things to Do

    The stone stacks at Digerhuvud are amazing as it feels like you walk around inside the stone at times rather than around it - like being in a giant bowl. There are more images in the travelogue below. The road here runs along the sea a good while and you have parking places here and there as the area is quite stretched out. Despite being a nature...

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Gotska Sandön

  • Visit Gotska Sandön, the pearl in the...

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    This most peculiar and friendly island (a hot summer day that is) is fully worth visiting.You come here from the city of Nynäshamn, 60 km south east from Stockholm.The boat "Madam af Gotska Sandön" will take you there in 2-3 hours, you spend the day there 6-8 hours and then go back in the evening.You can rent small huts and also bring a little tent...

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  • Don´t go there!

    Gotska Sandön Off The Beaten Path

    View of Broadsand Tongue seen from the Light House. The Light House seen from the beach looks to be very near, and you can easily fall for the temptation to walk right on towards the Light House after being at the beach, specially when dark. Don´t do that, after a while you will get caught by the trees and you don´t know were to go, as you can´t...

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  • My unofficial map over the island

    Gotska Sandön Things to Do

    This island is a bit special. I show you this handmade map (I can't guarantee anything), just to show you more or less were things are, that I will describe on my pages.The romantic names are "free translations" of the Swedish names. I think they mostly have connection to ship that have wrecked on the sand shores.Mesurement of the island: 9x7 km

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Kneippbyn

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  • Högklint

    Kneippbyn Things to Do

    Hög(e)klint is a cliff and nature reserve a couple of kilometres south of Kneippbyn which has great views back towards Visby as well as southwards from its top. I however enjoy it just as much from below - it's best seen from the beach at Fridhem where you can have a coffee before or after your photo session (see tip) and enjoy some calories if...

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  • Waffles with a view

    Kneippbyn Restaurants

    At famous Fridhem (see accommodation), there is a little cafe down by the beach which is famous for its Swedish waffles. We didn't think them that extraordinary compared to all other Swedish waffles but still, they are delicious by definition :) The best thing about this place though, is its position right by the sea, along a pebbly beach full of...

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  • Gotland Veteran Car Museum

    Kneippbyn Things to Do

    As car museums go, this is quite a small one but it is still a fun mix of models and also include a row of tractors, including Sweden's oldest. Record breaking things like that seems to be the owner's thing as he also claims to have the World's oldest bicycle in his possession (second pic) in the bike hall which has cycles and motorbikes. Apart...

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Slite

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  • Lime quarrying

    Slite Things to Do

    These days the Heidelberg Cement Group has taken over most of Sweden's lime quarries still in use, and that includes the Slite works. You can visit the factory on guided tours and learn more about limestone and what it is used for, including cement making. More fascinating than it sounds actually, since this factory has outdoor storage bigger than...

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  • The Slite limestone mine

    Slite Tourist Traps

    The thing that Slite is most known for is the limestone mine. Well, if you are interested in enormous open-cast mines this limestone mine with a history from the 17th century maybe is worth a visit. But else you better spend your time in Slite on something better. Take a photo and save it as a evidence that Gotland isn't always that beatiful.

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  • Live music near the Slite marina

    Slite Nightlife

    Some nights in the summer it's live music for free near the marina in Slite. On this event it was a local cover band called S.O.S. (Sound of the Sixties) playing. Dress warm, because even in the summer the nights at Gotland can be a bit cold.

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Gnisvärd

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  • Swimming

    Gnisvärd Sports & Outdoors

    Tofta is one of Gotland's most famous beaches and its campsite (see link below) is always full of caravans to testify to this. I found I had expected more since it has such a reputation, but don't let that stop you from coming here to swim, especially with children. I just happen to be spoilt living in Scania with its broader and longer beaches....

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  • Tofta Church

    Gnisvärd Things to Do

    One of Gotland's many old churches, this is not by any means the nicest or most interesting, but still merits a stop if you are interested in history and architecture. To me, it looks a bit like the church in German Boppard but with a single spire. Not surprising on this Hanseatic island with its German influences. The church is an early 13th...

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  • Gnisvärd ship setting

    Gnisvärd Things to Do

    Gotland's largest ship setting (47 metres long) was one of the main reasons for us to turn off the main path and follow the Gotland cycle trail down to the sea. You find it along the northern road to the village so it is impossible to miss. Built during the Bronze Age, that is from B.C. 1800-400 in Sweden, it is probably a grave. Whatever its...

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