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Gotland is a fun place to visit. Traveling there is not a big problem. There is train and bus service from Stockholm to Nynäshamn. It is here where the ferry leaves from.

Visby is definitely the highlight of Gotland. Visby was a trading center for Northern Europe as early as the 10th century. They have more than 10 church ruins that date back to the 12th century. In addition, they have a wall that they built to protect the city.

Other areas to visit are Fårö with its sandstone formations (Digerhuvud) and the church in Öja (My favorite church in Gotland). A day at Stora Karlsö is also a worthwhile trip (especially if you are interested in birds).

Handicrafts and history are a large part of the Gotland experience. Swimming and beaches are also an important part of the perfect vacation in Gotland.

Stora Karlsö


Öja church

Inside Öja church

More information is available at the following sites:

Gotland and Internet

Information on:
Northern Sweden