Ekenas castle during fall in the countryside outside Linkoping.

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Ekenäs Slott

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Built between 1630 and 1644, this is one of the best-preserved Renaissance castles in Sweden. Features include three spectacular towers, a moat, and furnishings from the 17th to 19th centuries. It’s located 20km east of Linköping; you’ll need your own transport to get here.

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