Northern Gotland attractions

Top Choice Arts Centre in Fårö


The Bergmancenter, honouring Sweden's most famous film director, the late Ingmar Bergman, a Fårö local, was inaugurated in 2014 and hosts exhibits, lectures, workshops and screenings, as well as a library and cafe. …
Top Choice National Park in Northern Gotland

Gotska Sandön

Isolated Gotska Sandön, with an area of 37 sq km, is an unusual island with lighthouses at its three corners, 30km of beaches, sand dunes, pine forest and a church. There’s a fantastic network of trails right around…
Top Choice Museum in Northern Gotland


Step back in time at the Bungemuseet, an open-air museum with 17th- to 19th-century houses, picture stones dating from AD800 and a historic playground. It’s near Gotland's northeastern tip, about 1km south of where …
Top Choice Lagoon in Northern Gotland

Blå Lagunen

This remote, flooded, former quarry really does have that tropical azure water, but it has two drawbacks: it's steep, deep and not great for kids; and in summer it feels as busy as Bondi (or Biarritz, or Ipanema) on…
Area in Northern Gotland


Formerly a military base (and part of the adjoining land still is used by the military), this bizarre and wonderful collection of unexpected buildings by the water has been turned into a cafe, event space and accomm…
Historic Site in Northern Gotland

Tjelvars grav

About 42km east of Visby you'll find this fascinating and definitely thought-provoking scene of Bronze Age standing stones arranged in the shape of a ship. Who came up with the idea to memorialise their dead in such…
Church in Northern Gotland

Bro Kyrka

If you’re heading northeast, visit the remarkable Bro church, which has several 5th-century picture stones in the south wall of the oratory, beautiful sculptures and interior lime paintings.
Historic Site in Fårö

Helgumannens Fiskeläge

It's worth making the trek to this isolated fishing village just to contemplate the remoteness of life out here and the beauty of real isolation.
Natural Feature in Northern Gotland


Outside the little village of Lickershamn (tee hee) on the west coast of the island, you'll find these eroded limestone raukar, some of which are a whopping 12m high. The largest of them is called the Jungfrun maide…