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Nice excursion by bike

Interesting ruined castle in idyllic lake setting with cafe and steam boat service from there. A... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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Pretty nature, and a borg in ruins

Timespent: Less than 1hour The nature surrounding it is pretty, but visiting for only the ruin, it... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Jeppe G
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Helgasjoens strand | Ligger ca 8 km norr om Växjö centrum, Vaxjo 351 81, Sweden
+46 470 630 00
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Interesting ruined castle in idyllic lake setting with cafe and steam boat service from there. A good destination from Backs town by bicycle.

Thank HalfyB
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Timespent: Less than 1hour The nature surrounding it is pretty, but visiting for only the ruin, it will be a very short trip. Advise: Definitely go see it if you are in växsjö, or close to växsjö and have nothing else to do.

Thank Jeppe G
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A fantastic place with so much history! Really good descriptions about all the rooms and history behind everything. Definitely recommend.

Thank agnesontherun
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Not much to see inside, but the surroundings are very pretty. A bit outside of the city centre. Offers some great photo opportunities.

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Ruins are not impressive however the surroundings and the nature around the ruins are. I did not enter the castle ruins however even from outside, it is a nice place to walk around and take pictures. Perfect for a relaxing weekend in a sunny day.

Thank andrei_petrescu
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nothing special, ok to just be seen and photographed from a distance really! Beautiful surroundings though.

Thank Johan E
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Small fortress It is located on the island, far from the center. Excellent nature. Inside - destroyed, but very beautiful views around. The entrance costs 40 kroons. It is necessary to look.

1  Thank ILONA-World
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Nice area. Beautiful scenery. 130 yrs old Steamvessl Thor here as well for boat trip. But check time table on internet.

Thank koos1950
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Although small the castle is worth visiting at 4 Euro for adults and free to kids. Looks lovely in a sunny day with nice views over the lake. Some historical information about the castle is available. The food in the restaurant is 'OK' but the...More

1  Thank joe j
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I was there last Sunday 14th of May, and it depends what you expect in advance. It is well maintained, the surroundings is beautiful and there are not many things to do. You can take a boat ride. If you have a good guide who...More

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