Top things to do in Southern Gotland

Top Choice Nature Reserve in Southern Gotland

Stora Karlsö

This remote island nature reserve is home to extensive bird life including thousands of guillemots and razorbills, as well as the maculinea arion (large blue butterfly). For nature-lovers, it's well worth the travel…
Top Choice Swedish in Southern Gotland

Krakas Krog

The owners of Krakas Krog make a point of sourcing their ingredients from Gotland’s fields, woods and sea, including frogs’ legs direct from the garden. Meals are served on the porch and in the petite dining room. T…
Top Choice Church in Southern Gotland

Gothem Kyrka

On the east coast, 34km from Visby, Gothem church is one of the most impressive in Gotland; the nave is decorated with friezes dating from 1300.
Ruins in Southern Gotland


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 monastery ruin, a kilometre from the main road. Summer theatre pe…
Area in Southern Gotland


Ljugarn is a small east-coast seaside resort. There are impressive raukar formations at Folhammar Nature Reserve, 2km north. Southwest of Ljugarn and the village of Alskog, the imposing Garde church has four extraor…
Gallery in Southern Gotland

Museum Lars Jonsson

Seven kilometres south of Burgsvik, in the old Vamlingbo prästgård (vicarage) on Rd 142, Museum Lars Jonsson showcases delicate paintings and watercolours by local artist Lars Jonsson, famed for his depictions of Go…
Swedish in Southern Gotland

Smakrike Krog & Logi

Meals at Smakrike Krog capture the essence of a true Swedish summer. The restaurant’s menu follows the seasons and the affable owners also operate a stylish bed and breakfast upstairs (singles/doubles from 1650/1995…
Seafood in Southern Gotland

Katthamrsviks Rokeri

You can't get more fishy than this local institution that catches, smokes, grills, pickles and prepares all manner of ocean bounty.
Pizza in Southern Gotland

Bruna Dörren

A casual restaurant and pizzeria in Ljugarn, with a spacious outdoor courtyard and beachside location.
Gallery in Southern Gotland

Leonettes Konst & Keramik

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 Leonette and his highly regarded, idiosyncratic ceramics and …