Top Choice Historic Site in Linköping

Gamla Linköping & Valla Fritidsområde

Located 2km west of the city, this is one of the biggest living-museum villages in Sweden. It’s a gorgeous combo of cobbled streets, picket-fenced gardens and around 90 19th-century houses. Take bus 12 or 19 (Skr25)…
Church in Linköping


Made from blocks of handcarved limestone, the enormous Domkyrka was the country’s largest and most expensive church in the Middle Ages. Its foundations were laid around 1250 and its 107m spire and vast interior stil…
Castle in Linköping

Ekenäs Slott

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 eas…
Gallery in Linköping

Östergötlands Länsmuseum

Has a decent European art collection (Cranach’s painting of Eden, Original Sin, is wonderful, with a smiling Eve twiddling her toes), and Swedish art dating from the Middle Ages.
Church in Linköping

Sankt Lars Kyrka

The concrete floor of Sankt Lars Kyrka was built in 1802 above the previous medieval church crypt. There are tours of the crypt on Tuesday at 3pm, where fascinating finds include 11th-century gravestones, a teenager…