Scandic Kalmar West

Dragonvagen 7, Kalmar, Småland, Småland and Blekinge, 392 39, Sweden | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kalmar

On to Sweden!!

A travel blog entry by tomdart07 on Aug 05, 2014

4 comments, 11 photos

... there are obviously not too many English speakers. We finished the night with a salad and some Swedish beer (more research needed).

Oh, yeah…the room. Our first night in a hotel obviously intended for Europeans – two twin beds with separate bedding, but pushed together. No AC or fan, and just enough footprint for a couple of people to sleep there…not my favorite, but we’ll be seeing more of them from here out.

Tomorrow, off to ...

Orland back to Anderstorp

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g on Jun 11, 2014

9 photos

... Now it has been extensively restored including beautiful wood panelling using different kinds of timber inlaid for the different shades in the Queens reception rooms and restored ceiling art work in the Kings bedroom. Displays of costumes, many paintings of Swedish monarchs, some interesting furnishings and stories told by our interesting, English speaking, archaeologist guide made it a most interesting visit.

We walked through the old town, ...

Orland

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g on Jun 10, 2014

13 photos

... The facility is also about to open a new museum to house the many artefacts found there and to tell its story. Part of the entry and as part of the estate we also visited Solliden Palace - the summer residence of Sweden's current royal family. (There has been a big event for the Royal Family this week which we watched on TV the night before last - the Baptism of the King's baby granddaughter. His younger daughter is married to an American and lives in New York, but they brought ...

Orland

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g on Jun 09, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

... are housed for the winter, the houses - quite lavish though very small and the even smaller poorer house. One of the many windmills which are everywhere on the island was there too for a closer look. A good insight to early farm life in this part of Sweden.

Back in the car for the next stop at an ancient fort. Called Ektorps borg it is from the era of the Germanic invasion and the Middle Ages. It is cirular ...

A relaxed day in harbour

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10 on May 24, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... and to hurry up and write some more! Once completed but not uploaded onto the blog site, we went shopping and came back for lunch and thence, back to the chandlery to buy some chart folios for the north of the Baltic. Julie was very clever and discovered discounted, old versions in the Sale section and on top of that the salesman gave us additional discount as we were Cruising Association members, a total saving of over 80 and worth doing. By the way, the charts are only for backup ...

Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Dragonvagen 7, Kalmar, is near Kalmar County Museum (Kalmar Lans Museum) and Kalmar Konstmuseum.
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