"The Medieval City of Roses" Top 5 Page for this destination Visby by peach93
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Visby, Sweden is on the island of Gotland which is the largest island in the Baltic, 60 miles east of the Swedish mainland. The city dates back to the 9th century when it was once a viking settlement. The old, medieval city is surrounded by a huge wall that was orignally built in the 13th century. There are many medieval buildings and churches here as well, many of which are still used today. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its age and historic significance.
Visby is a hot summer vacation destination for Swedes. The city has beautiful beaches and many lovely cottages that are covered in roses. There are several restaurants and shops here that are fun to visit as well as many museums and historic sites.
All public signs in Visby are in Swedish, but most of the people there understand English and German. Here are some... more travel advice
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