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Visby, Sweden

Visby, a seaport and your gateway to Gotland, is Sweden's most alluring island resort. A popular trading spot since the Viking Age, the island has enough medieval architecture to take you back a few centuries. In fact, there are over 92 13th-century churches still in use throughout the island. And Sweden's sunniest holiday destination is also blessed with beautiful sandy beaches, moors and meadows – ideal for those looking for some outdoor activities.

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Visby, Sweden

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

The Visby Ring Wall was constructed in the 13th century and has numerous gates and towers surrounded by moats. Now a World Heritage site, it is the best-preserved city wall in Northern Europe and surrounds a bevy of ancient stone churches and houses.

Other Fun Things to Do

Visit the real Villa Villekulla. Pippi Longstocking's colourful house is fun for visitors of all ages.
Discover the beautiful dripstones and fossils in the subterranean tunnels of Lummelundagrottorna, Northern Europe's longest caves.
Stop and smell the roses and lots of other blooming beauties at Visby's Botanical Garden. Make sure you catch a sunset by the kissing gate.

Sporting Adventures

Cycle along the beautiful coastal roads and into the island's charming countryside. Improve your swing! The island's seven spectacular courses have earned it the accolade 'Baltic's best golfing destination' from Svensk Golf magazine. Cast out for the catch of the day along the sandy shores or join the pros on board an organised fishing expedition.

Get a Taste of Local Flavour

Visby has a variety of fine restaurants to choose from and plenty of pastry shops to satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth.

Weather in Visby, Sweden


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 34° 1.11°
Average Low 29° -1.67°
Mean Temperature N/A N/A
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Precipitation Inches Centimetres
Average Precip. 0.91 in 2.31 cm

    Before You Visit

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