Lojsta Träsk


Stop off at Lojsta to see the deepest lakes in Gotland, the remains of an early medieval fortress and a fine church.

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1. Uggarde Rojr

10.14 MILES

On the eastern coast near Ronehamn, Uggarderojr is a huge, late–Bronze Age cairn with nearby traces of settlement. The cairn, probably a navigation marker…

2. Ljugarn

11.19 MILES

Ljugarn is a small east-coast seaside resort. There are impressive raukar formations at Folhammar Nature Reserve, 2km north. Southwest of Ljugarn and the…

3. Torsburgen

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Torsburgen, 9km north of Ljugarn, is a partly walled hill fort (the largest in Scandinavia) measuring 5km around its irregular perimeter.

4. Romakloster

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Heading southeast from Visby on Rte 143, 6km southwest of the town Dalhem on your way to Ljugarn, pull over to check out this 12th-century Cistercian…

5. Leonettes Konst & Keramik

14.75 MILES

Around 20km north of Ljugarn on the island's eastern seabord, in the hamlet of Kräklingbo, Leonettes Konst & Keramik is home to Californian expat Dan…

6. Stora Karlsö

16.2 MILES

This remote island nature reserve is home to extensive bird life including thousands of guillemots and razorbills, as well as the maculinea arion (large…

7. Öja Kyrka

19.87 MILES

Just north of Burgsvik, Öja church dates from 1232 and has Gotland’s highest church tower (67m). It has a magnificent cross, and the wall and ceiling…

8. Södra Hällarna

21.68 MILES

Formerly a military station, the southern cliffs are a wonderful spot to gaze out over the Baltic towards the mainland, or look back at the walled city…