Hotel 1

Address: Strandgatan 13, Visby, Gotland, 62156, Sweden | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Strandgatan 13, Visby.
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Travel Blogs from Visby

Capital of the Hanseatic League

A travel blog entry by khillski on Jul 29, 2014

19 photos

... wall, and increasingly divorced from its rural hinterland. The 14th century saw Visby losing its leading position in the Hanseatic League, following a series of disasters: the Black Death struck in 1350, the occupation by the Danish army in 1361, the pirates known as the 'Vitalian Brothers' in 1396, driven out two years later by the Teutonic Knights, who occupied the island in their turn. The end of Visby's greatness came in 1525, when it was stormed by an ...

Medieval Visby

A travel blog entry by herbguhl on Jun 16, 2014

12 photos

... had been added to provide shelter from the rain. It is currently used in the summer months for what are essentially outdoor services, given that only some of the walls and none of the windows are intact.

We came to a main square with several outdoor cafes and decided to have coffee there, as it was rather cool. Our timing was perfect, because as soon as we sat down under the large covered patio with patio heaters, it began ...

Visby, Gotland - A Swedish island

A travel blog entry by pegariah on May 23, 2014

39 photos

Visby is a Northern European walled Hanseatic town which has preserved its townscape and its extremely valuable buildings. The town wall dates back to the 13th century and is over two miles long. ...

Outlaw Biker Gang

A travel blog entry by jmsges on Aug 18, 2012

29 photos

... to Visby outside the wall as well.

After riding around Visby, we left and rode around the Gotland countryside. Obviously, Gotland is just brimming with activities, what with the "Lamm Safari" and the artificial and incomplete fake Stonehenge. It was actually quite nice though.

We stopped for coffee at Fridhem of Gotland, a large house that was once the summer home of Prinsessan (Princess) Eugenie, Daughter of Prins (king) ...

Gonna party like its 1499!

A travel blog entry by strombone on Aug 08, 2011

55 photos

... younger people drink and sing well into the morning.
Saara also takes me to a underground bar, where your outfit is inspected on the way in to assure authenticity. Luckily she knows the door guard and i sneak through under my borrowed cape in skinny jeans and doc martins. It is candle lit, low arched ceilings and full of rowdy medieval people singing and cheersing. Some belly dances perform with flaming katars, we drink mead, they sing and ...