Brofastet Hotel & Konferens

Grondalsvagen 19, Kalmar, Småland, Småland and Blekinge, 39123, Sweden | Hotel
Prices starting from $132.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kalmar

Orland back to Anderstorp

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g

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Packed up and cleaned our cabin this morning ready to return home. We travelled back over the bridge to the town on the mainland called Kalmar. We visited Kalmar Castle which has been extensively restored. The first defence tower was built in 1180. The city grew up around the castle. The castle was strategically important in many ways with respect to relations between Denmark, Norway & Sweden. It had been extended twice before being abandoned and falling ...

Orland

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g

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Today we visited the Brogholm Castle estate in the town of Brogholm. First stop was the fortress which stands at the top of a rise visible from the road. The original castle was erected in the 12th century and it has had many extensions and alterations since and has been the scene of many battles and sieges throughout the Middle Ages. As well as a fortress it has also been used as a castle for various Swedish monarchs. Since the 1700s the castle was abandoned and fell into disrepair and ...

Orland

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g

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... called Alvaret. It is stone country, with stone fences criss crossing the landscape. In addition there are many Stone Age grave sites, standing stones, stone circles etc.

At the southern most point of the island there is a light house (closed unfortunately) but also a bird observation area where birds are tagged to track migration paths. This is a point where many species drop off for a rest on ...

Summer is Here!

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... would go for them, causing myriad little plops as they broke the surface of the sea in their frantic bid to escape. I’ve no idea what species the culprit was but every now and then there were larger splashes, as presumably its momentum took it out of the water.

It was a truly lovely evening and we were revelling in just being there and of course, assuming that this was now the norm for the rest of the summer – na´ve fools! ...

A relaxed day in harbour

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... that was sticking out somewhat and our guardrail caught it momentarily, which resulted in a tiny hole in his rather old and faded Swedish ensign, which he promptly pointed out to us. Now wanting to retain harmony with our neighbours I obviously apologised and said that I would replace it, suggesting he buy a replacement in the chandlers nearby. Later in the day he presented me with the receipt for his nice, new ensign and whilst I would have said something like ' don't worry, it was ...

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This hotel, located on Grondalsvagen 19, Kalmar, is near Kalmar County Museum (Kalmar Lans Museum) and Kalmar Konstmuseum.
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