Kalmar Castle

Address: Kungsgatan 1, S-392 33 Kalmar Show map

Address: Kungsgatan 1, S-392 33 Kalmar

The history of this legendary castle stretches back over 800 years. For a long time, Kalmar Castle was an important fortification and known as the key to the kingdom because of its strategical location. The Swedish-Danish border was located only a short distance to the south, because Scania and Blekinge were Danish territories at the time.

Its present appearence dates from the 16th century, when the Vasa kings rebuilt it in the style of a Renaissance palace, with furnishings in the continental manner. The castle then saw its most glorious period as a stronghold of royal power, although it had already played an important role in Scandinavian politics, particularly as the meeting place for the signing of the Kalmar Union in 1397.

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  • Phone number
    +46 0480-45 14 90
  • Street address 1
    Kungsgatan 1
  • City (address)
    S-392 33 Kalmar
  • Website
  • Opening hours
    1 January - 3 April Saturdays & Sundays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Holiday open 18-22 February 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 4 April - 30 April Daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. May Daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open late Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. June-August Daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 21 June 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. September Daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Open late Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 1 October-8 November Daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open late Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. All Saints' Weekend 26 October - 1 November 10 a.m. - 4 p.m 9 - 25 November Saturdays & Sundays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Christmas Fair 26-29 November December 5-6, 25-31 December 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 1 January 2021 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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