Scandic Kalmar West

Dragonvagen 7, Kalmar, Småland, Småland and Blekinge, 392 39, Sweden | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $135.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kalmar

Orland back to Anderstorp

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g

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... of points of interest near Anderstorp. First was an enormous American Western complex called The High Chaporel built by a wealthy Swedish business man. It is a very popular family holiday spot in the summer. The second stop was the favourite family lake swimming spot - a lovely lawned area with a sandy swimming spot. The water was quite warm too but no bathers for a swim. A bit more of a drive through the town of Anderstorp and then called for a pizza for ...

Orland

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g

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... home to be baptised.) Before going in we enjoyed waffles and coffee at a cafe near the gate. The home itself is not open, but we were able to stroll around extensive and very beautiful gardens. Highlights were arches of flowering fuchsias, a beautiful rose garden divided by box hedges - the roses were just starting to flower but will be magnificent in one more week. A sloping green lawn ran down from the back of the house to a perennial border and a waterfall flowed down several levels ...

Orland

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g

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Decided to start our exploration of the island with a drive to the south. First stop was a heritage park which showed typical farm buildings, with tools, furniture, and household goods. We were early so wandered around the outside until it opened at 11.00. Very interesting, especially those aspects relating to the very cold winter here - sleds, horse drawn sleds for individuals and larger family ones, the barns ...

A relaxed day in harbour

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... 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 ...

Some nice sailing - just some

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... morning. Directly across the harbour from us were the guest slots, all occupied and it was there that we were hoping to move to tomorrow.

Leaving Julie on board I went to the large chandlers nearby, to try to find a rubber cup thingy that I need if my outboard is to work – I will explain later if and when I find it, I certainly drew a blank here but there is a Suzuki dealer (my outboard make) in Loftarhammar, north of us, so ...

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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