"Vadstena, what a wonderful surprise!" Östergötlands Län Things to Do Tip by sim1

Östergötlands Län Things to Do: 27 reviews and 71 photos

  The little harbour
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  • The little harbour - Östergötlands Län
      The little harbour
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  • Vadstena, what a wonderful surprise! - Östergötlands Län
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  • Vadstena Abbey Church - Östergötlands Län
      Vadstena Abbey Church
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  • Vadstena Town Hall - Östergötlands Län
      Vadstena Town Hall
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I visited Vadstena to see the Sancta Birgitta Convent, but what I found was not only that, but much more! Vadstena was a true surprise for me. It is a lovely old town with around 5,500 inhabitants, and in each and every street you can feel history.

I will highlight a few of its historical places in the next few tips, like the Vadstena Kloster, the Vadstena Slott and the Abbey Church but there is more to see. Like the lovely harbour located at Vadstena Slott and the the town hall from the 15th century, which is Sweden's oldest. I loved to stroll around in the little streets and in many of the little shops you can buy handmade lace from Vadstena.

you can read more about this place on my Vadstena page

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  • Updated Apr 16, 2006
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