Svanen Hotel & Kalmar Youth Hostel

Rappegatan 1, Kalmar, Småland, Småland and Blekinge, 392 30, Sweden | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $107.00

Travel Blogs from Kalmar

Orland back to Anderstorp

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g


... a glass baptismal font, a sculpted metal lectern and a new gold alter towards the front of the sanctuary and the original carved one still at the back underneath the enormous alter wall decorations. Along the walls there were funeral coats of arms from the Middle Ages, which had been brought from the old church.

We left Kalmar and drove towards home. Stopped off to visit Ulf's father in the hospital again and then continued on stopping off at ...


A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g


... The facility is also about to open a new museum to house the many artefacts found there and to tell its story. Part of the entry and as part of the estate we also visited Solliden Palace - the summer residence of Sweden's current royal family. (There has been a big event for the Royal Family this week which we watched on TV the night before last - the Baptism of the King's baby granddaughter. His younger daughter is married to an American and lives in New York, but they brought ...


A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g


... the water in ice.

Back towards the main road we stopped to walk through the kings hunting forrest - about a 3km walk under a forest of oak trees. Slow progress with Peter stopping regularly to photograph the many windflowers. By the time we got back to the car it was 6.00 so time to head home.

Sat out the front of our cabin to enjoy the last of the warm sunny day and enjoyed some chicken and salad for ...

Summer is Here!

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10


... would go for them, causing myriad little plops as they broke the surface of the sea in their frantic bid to escape. I’ve no idea what species the culprit was but every now and then there were larger splashes, as presumably its momentum took it out of the water.

It was a truly lovely evening and we were revelling in just being there and of course, assuming that this was now the norm for the rest of the summer – na´ve fools! ...

A relaxed day in harbour

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10


... s exam, he got involved in a brawl, cheered on by his examiner and fellow examinees, whilst the hapless innocent owner of the brand new yacht that they happened to rafted alongside was begging him and his opponent to stop, as the vicar was due there in the morning to bless his boat! Priceless .

Later in the evening, Julie and I had moussaka and a bottle of retsina, a bit of catching up of TV and bed – tomorrow God and wind willing, the island of Oland and the port of ...


This 3 star hotel, located on Rappegatan 1, Kalmar, is near Kalmar County Museum (Kalmar Lans Museum) and Kalmar Konstmuseum.
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