Top Choice Castle in Vadstena

Vadstena Slott

Overlooking the lake, and considered one of the finest early Renaissance buildings in the Nordic region, Vadstena Slott was the family project of the early Vasa kings; their gloomy portraits are on view, along with …
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Sancta Birgitta Klostermuseet

The Sancta Birgitta Klostermuseet is in Bjälboättens Palats (a royal residence that became a convent in 1384) and tells the story of St Birgitta’s roller-coaster life and those of all her saint-and-sinner children. …
Church in Vadstena


‘Of plain construction, humble and strong’, Klosterkyrkan was built in response to one of St Birgitta’s visions. After the church’s consecration in 1430, Vadstena became the top pilgrimage site in Sweden. Step insid…