Discover Abbantorp in Sweden
Abbantorp in the region of Kalmar is a place located in Sweden - some 186 mi or ( 299 km ) South of Stockholm , the country's capital .
Local time in Abbantorp is now 08:32 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Stockholm " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Kaliningrad, Västervik, Stockholm, Skogsby, and Ralla. When in this area, you might want to check out Kaliningrad . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Abbantorp ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
The Best of Sweden - BORGHOLM
Borgholm is an urban and former city and the center of the Island Öland. Borgholm is a popular tourist destination, and its population increases dramatically during the summer months. In Köpingsvik lo ..
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C&C - Boyne Hunt / Limestone Rock / Trip to Durrow
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Interesting facts about this location
Ismantorp Fortress is a ringfort located on Öland Island in Sweden constructed during the Migration Period.
Located at 56.75 16.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Öland is the second largest Swedish island and the smallest of the traditional provinces of Sweden. Öland has an area of 1,342 km² and is located in the Baltic Sea just off the coast of Småland. The island has 25,000 inhabitants, but during Swedish Midsummer it is visited by up to 500,000 people. It is separated from the mainland by the Kalmar Strait and connected to it by the 6 km Öland Bridge, which opened in 1972.
Öland County, or Ölands län, was a county of Sweden, between 1819 and 1826. It consisted of the island of Öland, designating the historical province of Öland as its own county. A Governor resided briefly at Borgholm, but the island is today part of the Kalmar County. Some important historical sites in Öland County are: Borgholm Castle, Halltorps Estate, Eketorp fortress and the Gettlinge Gravefield.
Action of 26 July 1566
The battle that took place on 26 July 1566 during the Northern Seven Years' War and was a slight victory for a Swedish fleet over a combined Danish and Lübecker fleet. It began just east of Öland and the Allied fleet eventually retreated toward Gotland. Two days after the battle a storm sank fourteen of the Allied ships while they were anchored near Visby, drowning around 5900 men. The Swedish fleet, further out to sea, returned to port with some damage.
Halltorp is one of the earliest manor houses on the island of Öland, Sweden, dating from the 11th century AD. In early documents it is known as Hauldtorp, and it is cited as one of the early Viking settlements of Öland. In earlier times it has functioned as a royal farm associated with the Swedish Crown and was considered one of the finest hunting preserves on the island. There is a relict oak forest on the present grounds which contains numerous trees that are centuries old.
Located at 56.80 16.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia. Weather is based on NOAA GFS.