Vadstena – a cultural pilgrimage

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Rödtornet
592 80 Vadstena
Such: 0143 31570
Booking: 0143 31570
Fax: 0143 31579

Email: info@vadstena.se
Homepage: www.vadstena.se/turism

Fact
Tourist Gallery: Gallery Culture. Mailbox. Visit Computer. Parking. WC in the adjacent building.

Opening hours

Oct-Dec: Mond – fred 10-14
jan-april: onsd – fred 10-14
May and Sept: Mond – Saturday 10-15
June and August: Mon-Sat 10-18,
disrupted 10-16
July: daily 10-18

Few cities can boast such a beautiful and charming, cultural environment Vadstena. Despite its size, Vadstena offer many cultural activities and events of interest. Experience the history of Sweden in Vadstena

Cultural metropolis

Vadstena picturesque environment is unique and well-preserved historic structures, quaint cobbled streets and overlooking Vättern. Two people who contributed to Vadstena famous skyline Gustav Wasa, who built Vadstena Castle, and the saint St. Birgitta who had built the magnificent abbey church. In Vadstena is crammed with all the museum where you can experience the cultural treasures on their own or through interesting tours. Many tours are dramatized and allows you to move back in time in an exciting way.

A place for creative and craft

The creation has been a recurring theme in Vadstena since the Middle Ages. Even today flourishing creativity here and it shows, among other things, in the form of a local glassworks and knyppelkonsten which is strongly associated with Vadstena. The Lace Museum, you can learn more about the lace trade, intriguing history and the association Swedish Spetsars shop you can buy everything from materials to finished lace.

Looking for modern industrial design stamped Vadstena we recommend a visit to the Young 10:s showroom, where young people have the opportunity to design and product development of exciting products in local materials for summer internships. The creation can also be experienced during the popular Konstrundan second weekend in September, where you can get around on foot.

Pilgrim objective Vadstena

Vadstena history marked by religion and spirituality, but even today's urban environment invites you to peace of mind and reflection. For centuries people have traveled to the banquet of pilgrimage Vadstena. On the Pilgrim Center, you can book various pilgrimages or get help finding a suitable path to walk on their own.

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