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Blekinge : Karlshamn
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Karlshamn [1] is a city in the Blekinge province of southern Sweden..


Get in

Karlshamn is connected by railway, the nearest major stations are Kristianstad to the west and Kalmar and Karlskrona to the east.

There is a few direct buses from Växjö from the north. More often you have to change in Ronneby or take the train via Hässleholm. Timewise it's no big difference between them, but the train via Hässleholm requires to changes.

DFDS Seaways [2] provides a few places for passengers on their near daily service to Klaipeda in Lithuania, on board ro-ro freight ferries. The journey takes around 15 hours.

Get around

Frequent buses connects to everything outside the city centre. Everything in the city centre is within walking distance, or a quick bike ride.

A couple of boats traffic the archipelago. Mostly or only during the summer, depending on the route. Routes and timetables can be found at Visit Karlshamn [3].


Axel Olsson's statue of Karl-Oskar and Kristina.

The Cultural Centre [4], Vinkelgatan 8. Historic buildings of Swedish punsch factory, the silver forge, the art gallery, the print workshop and merchant houses converted into a museum.


Kreativum Science Centre [5], Strömmavägen 28.





Hostel Karlshamn [6], Surbrunnsvägen 1C, tel. +46 454 14040. Double 420 SEK.


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