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Eketorp Fort

Oland, Sweden
+46 480 45 13 58
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One of the more exciting places in Oland, especially if you manage to come and see it during summer... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Moscow, Russia
Absolutely fascinating and authentically reconstructed.

I learnt so much! I love history and to go round this sympathetically restored site was very... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
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Oland, Sweden
+46 480 45 13 58
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

One of the more exciting places in Oland, especially if you manage to come and see it during summer when there are reenactments and museum open. We came by the end of the tourist season, but enjoyed our visit nevertheless.

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I learnt so much! I love history and to go round this sympathetically restored site was very interesting. Our guide was an archeologist from Blekinge Museum and so happy to discuss with me possible relationships between here and the viking kingdoms of the Scottish Isles...More

Thank shamanictraveller
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Our family of 7 decided this was a must see attraction! There was parking available, bathrooms, covered picnic tables for a picnic, and so much to see inside the fort. There are signs inside the fort, in English, so one can really begin to understand...More

Thank MyInterestingTrip
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We came to see the rebuilt fort and were pleasantly surprised at how beautifully they had rebuilt the houses - was especially impressed by the little museum that contained tons of interesting facts. It was a very unique experience as everyone working there were dressed...More

Thank AnnaMOberg
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A fully reconstructed fortress from the Iron Age. Good guided tours and interesting activities for the kids such as bow archery, baking, and iron casting.

Thank Jonas F
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The fort is well reconstructed, and provides visitors a peek into the Viking's way of life. There's activities for kids to experience throughout the compound, archery, braiding, ancient baking, pillow games etc. There's also a few free roaming piglets. A small museum displaying archeological finds....More

Thank Jon N
Reviewed 26 May 2017

strange to find such a big construction at this remote place but it tells a lot of history and about this beautiful island. great for kids and adults alike

Thank Niels T
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is the most beautiful and best preserved fortress in the island. It is open only during high season, but if you are lucky, the doors are open, and you can still visit the fortress (not the museum). I was there in Midsummer, and though...More

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Children could probably spend a whole day here if they have all the activities going with breadbaking, bow and arrows and more. Pigs run free.

Thank Katten_stannar_hemma
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Great interactive place to take a family or group of friends. Very detailed look into Viking life on Oland. Staff all were able to speak in English. Been twice and loved it both times!

Thank Heather S
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