Best Western Strand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Visby
... site status. Today it is a popular holiday destination for Swedes, with numerous hotels and shops geared to tourists. It’s supposed to have one of the sunnier climates in Sweden, but for us it was mostly cool and cloudy, no more than about 15 degrees.
Visby does not have a harbour that could accommodate the Brilliance of the Seas, so we had to use tenders between the ship and the pier. We had little information ...
Nothing on today so it was a late start. Checked out a couple of shows & watched a movie. Rell was feeling a bit under the weather but the alcohol seem to bring her around. Off to the formal dinning & drinking champaign. After that a comedy & dance show.
That's all off to bed after a little to much ...
... the old stone houses, churches, and street system.
They drove us way back into the woods :-) to see a Bronze Age burial place - Gannarve Skeppssattning - dating back approximately to 600 BC.
This time it didn't come about by poor hygiene, or rats, or some mysterious curse. It came from an Australian traveler, shuttled by a small life boat from a cruise ship onto the unsuspecting shores of Visby. I am the plague. Such is how I've felt lately. Ever since Copenhagen, Ive had a horror flu like infection. A blocked, then runny nose, coughing up horrible rainbows of gunk, spontaneous vomiting, clouded thoughts ...
... in weeks) every year in a town called Visby, on an island named Gotland, surrounded by a sea titled The Baltic. Visby is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because it is so freaking cool. The old city is surrounded by the Ringmuren or Ring Wall built around 700 years ago, it is lined with towers and gates. As well as this there are many old church ruins scattered throughout the city, so what a perfect place for thousands of dungeons and dragons nerds ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility