How has this lodge rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotell Smalandsgarden Granna
Travel Blogs from Granna
... a lake to eat some bakery items we had purchased in Hoor. Our efforts were not very successful as lake access seemed to be restricted in the couple we tried to get to.
We had all but given up when we found Mockensnas Herrgard, four kms off Highway 23 down a virtual one lane tarmac road.
And it did lunch.
And if had a spectacular lake view.
And we had a change of plan and the bakery items got saved for dinner.
It was very pleasant sitting in the sun on the ...
It's Fika Time
If there is a theme to our sabbatical it would have to be, "Slow down and enjoy life." We had a taste of this in Italy and France where long lingering meals were the norm and slow travel with no schedule or set agenda guided our plans. During our final five weeks of travel we discovered that nobody seems to have perfected the art of taking a break and enjoying life more than the Swedes! You’ve ...
... War II, walked by Napoleon's Tomb, went up in the Eiffel Tower and stood under the Arc de Triomphe Katie has a lot more information to add to her growing time line. Soon she will be learning about the Vikings and adding them to the time line as well as the important dates of when our ancestors migrated to America.
But first, it is time for fika and then a night out to celebrate Bo and Helene's 25th wedding anniversary!
... to be outdoors.
We were surprised by the massive Vadstena Slott at Vadstena also on Lake Vattern (which is a very long lake). Built in 1545 as a fortress to ward off the Danes it is solid and in excellent condition. It has living quarters in one of the walls and a large open area inside which these days is used for music and theatre productions. We were surprised ...
As we travel across Sweden on our train, it has started to snow. It is coming down sideways and is heavy at some points. We are cosy inside. I think we are the only ones excited by the glimpse of the snow out the windows... Half way to Malmo the snow is thicker and making the forests of Christmas trees look just perfect. It is exciting to see the first snow in our European holiday. The little villages along the way look cold and isolated though and I am unsure how they ...