Vadstena – a cultural pilgrimage

Vadstena InfoCenter
HIGH STREET 28, 592 80 Vadstena

Such. 010-2347370

In addition to the visitor's office on Storgatan 28 Tourist information is also available at Vadstenas InfoPoints:

Vadstena Castle
Satamakatu 4, 59230 Vadstena

Borghamns beach
Borghamnsvägen 1, 592 93 Borghamn

Castle courtyard
Satamakatu 3, 592 30 Vadstena

Vadstena Camping
Vätterviksbadet, 592 94 Vadstena

The Vadstena roastery
Capital farm, 592 94 Vadstena

Starby Hotel Conference & Spa
Ödeshögsvägen 2, 592 40 Vadstena

Vadstena Folkhögskola
Lasarettsgatan 9, 592 30 Vadstena

Sancta Birgitta Klostermuseum
Grass farm, Abbey area, 592 30 Vadstena

Vadstena Municipality
Municipal house, Klostergatan 35, 59280 Vadstena

The King's Glass
HIGH STREET 4, 592 30 Vadstena

The stall in the park
Rautatiekatu 9, 592 30 Vadstena

Vadstena library
Linnankatu 10, 592 30 Vadstena

Vadstena Chocolate & Deli
HIGH STREET 10, 592 30 Vadstena


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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