Toftagarden Hotell

Address: Visby, Gotland, 621 98 , Sweden | Hotel
 
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    Travel Blogs from Visby

    Stockholm and Visby, Sweden

    A travel blog entry by parkerjudy on May 31, 2015

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    Stockholm For several hours both arriving and departing we enjoyed the scenery, weaving in and out of some of Sweden's 24,000 islands. The heavily wooded coastline dotted with houses and boat sheds, boats of all shapes and sizes going about their business created gorgeous pictures. We docked in the city within walking distance of Gamla Stan (old town). A marathon was being run in the city so ...

    Capital of the Hanseatic League

    A travel blog entry by khillski on Jul 29, 2014

    19 photos

    ... Lübeck which burned the northern parts of the town.

    Medieval Visby had more churches than any other town in Sweden - fifteen within the walls and two outside, which served various functions: parish churches, guild churches, monastic churches, and hospital church. Also there are over 200 secular buildings with substantial medieval elements surviving. They are all relatively similar in shape and size: rectangular in plan, with gables end-on to the street, ...

    Gonna party like its 1499!

    A travel blog entry by strombone on Aug 08, 2011

    55 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Exploring Visby

    A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10 on Aug 04, 2011

    5 photos

    ... Atterdag, according to legend, agreed not to sack the city provided he was given 3 barrels of gold and silver. His fleet, with the booty, was sunk and the treasure has never been found....

    Visby then became the base for pirates and remained as such for well nigh 200 years. Now the pirates come in Sunseeker yachts and such like but apart from that Visby is now a peaceful place.

    One feature of this part of the world is the number of medieval churches that ...

    Third leg of the journey to Farosund

    A travel blog entry by seacastle on Jul 10, 2011

    3 comments, 16 photos

    Arrived in Visby to find there are no buses to the bus terminal for the up-island buses on Sunday. The sign telling where the information booth was was in Swedish and no one spoke English. It was nowhere that I could see! I finally grabbed the last available taxi and got to the bus station. It was closed. I found someone who could speak English to ...