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A bit unkempt, still you will get the feel of what this was like some 1500 years ago. One of the great clans and kings of Sweden livedint the area, Sverker, and 2 of the are buried in the monastery.
It sits nicely on the...More
The twelfth century abbey is a beauty and definitely worth a visit. I've been there two times already and both times there were couples taking their wedding pictures. I'd say that's because this place seems like a rare gem. And it really is, considering its...More
Probably one of the coolest compounds I've seen in person. There's enough left to envision what it used to look like. It's very old and has a long history. The giant Hall where the iconic church window was is unreal to stand in. If you're...More
This is a beautiful place to visit, especially during the summer if the weather is good.
a well preserved and impressive construction with a lot of information for those savvy for information.
If you travel with kids this location have plenty of space for them...More
This Cloister ruin was not far from our hotel so we cycled there the next day. It was extremely interesting but I would have liked a little more information. There was a guided tour going on while we were there so we listened to this...More
Not far from Rokstenen. The ruins of the church are from around 1123. it appears to be in a farmers field but it is not. clean bathrooms. Beautiful!! would be a great place to take family or wedding photos
This is another great spot to visit when in Ostragotaland. The ruin will present you with opportunity of nice pictures to bring home. Though very beautiful to see, I doubt there would be sense to make special trip to Alvastra unless you are going by.