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Sep 2, 2014 - Exploring Lake Vȁttern and Vadstena

We spent the day doing one of our ‘drive and let’s see what we find” days along Lake Vȁttern. It was beautiful sunny day. We discovered small pretty villages on the lake shore and a nature park with a road through an ancient forest and along the cliffs with lovely views of the lake. We then found the small town of Vadstena with its beautiful lakeside setting which had once been a royal seat and important monastic centre. Dominating the town is the Vadstena Slott with its four round towers and a large moat. It was originally built as a...

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