Svanen Hotel & Kalmar Youth Hostel

Address: Rappegatan 1, Kalmar, Småland, Småland and Blekinge, 392 30, Sweden | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on Rappegatan 1, Kalmar, is near Kalmar County Museum (Kalmar Lans Museum) and Kalmar Konstmuseum.
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      Travel Blogs from Kalmar

      Heading South

      A travel blog entry by dedmonds on Sep 29, 2014

      7 photos

      ... alliance to protect them against Germany on their southern border. The Union was dissolved in 1523 by King Vasa, who also transformed the castle from a fortress into a palace. Like so many castles we have visited, most of this castle has been beautifully restored and furnished with period furniture, paintings and tapestries.

      After visiting the castle we walked for a few hours along the waterfront and came across a great beach area with a ...

      The Kronan

      A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10 on Aug 20, 2014

      6 photos

      ... lost their lives and Sweden was now minus her largest warship and incidentally, the Admiral of the Realm and commander of the Swedish navy, Lorenz Creutz. Actually, things would get even worse as her second largest warship, the Svärdet under the command of the suddenly elevated replacement overall commander Admiral Claes Uggla, suffered a similar fate, as did he, poor chap and another 650 men died that day. All in all, such a bad result that sometime later, a special commission ...

      And then there were Two

      A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10 on Aug 19, 2014

      1 photo

      It was time for Helen & Dave to undertake their return journey, catching the 08:35 bus from Kalmar bus station(less than 5 minutes' walk from the boat) back to Stockholm and thence via Ryanair to Stanstead. After breakfast we walked with them to the bus stop and awaited its arrival. It had been a good week, we all (I think) enjoyed it and they are certainly welcome back again sometime in the future, should they wish to, that is!

      Once they’d ...

      Day in Harbour

      A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10 on Aug 18, 2014

      2 photos

      ... castle. As we had visited the castle in the company of Jeff and Greta Layton on 26th May 2012 (see blog) we’d decided that it would be a better use of our time if we did boat-stuff, cleaning, maintenance and the like. One rather worrying result of my boat maintenance was that I found that the gearbox’s oil level had dropped. There is a dipstick for the gearbox and I check the level every week to ten days and not once, in ...

      On to Sweden!!

      A travel blog entry by tomdart07 on Aug 05, 2014

      4 comments, 11 photos

      ... thought at first that folks were selling rabbits, but it seemed that if there were that many rabbits for sale, the market wouldn’t be sustainable – soon, EVERYONE would have surplus rabbits. Actually, these signs represent one of the Swedes’ favorite pastimes – yard sale! So, although sorely tempted, we managed to not stop at any of those until we saw one saying “Atikvariet” – yup, real antiques. We managed to resist ...