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Götaland : Gotland
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Gotland [1] is a province in the Götaland region and Sweden's largest island. It is situated in the Baltic Sea outside the southeast coast of Sweden.



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Get in

By plane

There are flights all year to Visby from Stockholm and Linköping. During summer, there's also flights from Gothenburg, Oslo and Ängelholm.

By boat

Get around


  • Visby is on UNESCO's World Heritage list as an "outstanding example of a Northern European walled Hanseatic town which has in a unique way preserved its townscape and its extremely valuable buildings, which in form and function clearly reflect this significant human settlement".



  • Medieavel week, a larg feast during a whole week in the beginning of august every year. 2008 was the 25th anniversery. More information at http://www.medeltidsveckan.se
  • The politican week, also known as "Almedalsveckan" since it take place att the large park, Almedalen, in the town of Visby. A week when every swedish politicians comes to Gotland to present their politics views to the public.


Some typical dishes from Gotland are:

  • Saffron pancake (Saffranspannkaka)
  • Sheep's head (Lambskalle)


Gotlandsdricke - local alcoholic brew

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