• Kalmar Castle, Kalmar, Sweden
    Kalmar Castle


Coastal Kalmar, a bustling small city of 64,000, has a rare Old World ambience and the most magnificent medieval castle in Scandinavia. Its charming Old Town, Kvarnholmen town center, and castle are all enjoyable to explore, making Kalmar an especially appealing stop. From Kalmar, you can hop a ferry to the beachy island of Öland, popular for its miles of bike trails, hiking paths, and sandy shores.