History and culture in Torsås - 22 matches

"Boat-town" in Gunnarstorp

Area: Söderåkra  Map

Bathing places/swim centers, History and culture "Boat- town" with their fishing sheds, outbuildings and open landscape is a very fine example of coastal farmers' conditions in the past.

Back-Antes cottage

Area: Gullabo  Map

Hiking/walking, Ancient remains, History and culture Back-Antes cottage is typical of a hut, many inhabited until the 1900s. Here lived the Back-Ante with his entire family.

Bergkvara Homestead Park

Area: Bergkvara  Map

Heritage museums, History and culture In 1945, the newly formed Bergkvara Overview Local History Society, later Bergkvara Hembygdsgille, it Höglundska house of Kalmar slaughterhouses.

Brömsehus

Area: Bröms  Map

Hiking/walking, Ancient remains, History and culture Brömsehus was the Danish border stronghold during 1300 - and 1400s. Valdemar Atterdag built it to have a place where he could watch the important sailing route in the Baltic Sea.

Dackes cave in Hästmahult

Area: Gullabo  Map

Activities, Hiking/walking, Other [...] Visit the Dacke cave in Hästmahult and see where Nils Dacke is believed to have hidden himself during the early 1540s.

Ekbacken - Amphitheater in a historical environment

Area: Torsås  Map

History and culture The rural community center in Torsås. There are well-preserved and authentic cottages and buildings, carrying a 200-year history of life in and around the district.

Emils Murar- Emil's Walls

Area: Gullabo  Map

Activities, Hiking/walking, Other [...] In the middle of the woods we can find Emil's walls, which are made by Per Emil Pettersson in the middle of the 20th century.

Flaken

Area: Gullabo  Map

Activities, Hiking/walking, Other [...] A farm just right next to the previously land border between Denmark and Sweden, now kept as a memory of the rebel Nils Dacke.

Garpen lighthouse island

Area: Bergkvara  Map

Bathing places/swim centers, History and culture, Viewpoints Garpen is a small lighthouse island which is located about two kilometers from Bergkvara in the Baltic Sea. By boat it takes about 15 minutes to get out to Garpen Lighthouse. T...

Gullabo Homestead Park

Area: Gullabo  Map

Ancient remains, Heritage museums, History and culture Gullabo Homestead Park is located at the exit of the society towards Vissefjarda.

Karnaberg- Nature's own adventure center

Area: Söderåkra  Map

Rock climbing, Ancient remains, History and culture Near the road between Söderåkra and Påryd is Karnaberg, a big collection of giant boulders since the ice age with deep caves and long corridors - an excellent hiding place for t...

Kronkvistastugan

Area: Bergkvara  Map

Ancient remains, History and culture, Museums [...] A small museum cottage from the 1700s with conserved land and outdoor environment.

Kulturmagasinet- Art gallery

Area: Bergkvara  Map

Galleries and art, History and culture, Exhibitions Kulturmagasinet is located by the harbor in Bergkvara, a unique setting, a stones throw from the quayside. It is housed in the warehouse buildings on a shipowners' farm from the...

Olssonska farm - "The Olsson Farm"

Area: Torsås  Map

History and culture, Café, Galleries and art Enjoy homemade cakes in central Torsås at "The Olsson farm, a well-preserved commercial farm from the 1860s.

Påbonäs Borg

Area: Söderåkra  Map

Guided tours, Other, Ancient remains [...] Påbonäs Borg is a remaining of a castle built in the early middle age. The remaining of the castle is located in between Söderåkra and Bergkvara and it is strategically build ri...

Ship's forge in Bergkvara

Area: Bergkvara  Map

Bathing places/swim centers, Guided tours, Ancient remains [...] The forge was built in 1917 and is still intact and m can be used for forging works.

Slöjdhuset- The Craft House

Area: Torsås  Map

Design, art and crafts, Galleries and art, History and culture Slöjdhuset is located in central Torsås, on the same property as Olssonska Gården

Södra Lindön

Area: Gullabo  Map

Other, History and culture Nils Dacke lived on this farm at the time of the bailiff murder in 1536 and until 1539 when he moved to Flaken. A monument was raised here in 1985 in Nils Dacke's honor.

The peace stone in Bröms

Area: Bröms  Map

Hiking/walking, Ancient remains, History and culture Right in the Brömsebäcken stream the peace between Denmark and Sweden was signed in 1645. The result was that Sweden received Jämtland, Härjedalen, Gotland, Halland and The Esto...

Tullahängen

Area: Gullabo  Map

Hiking/walking, History and culture Tullahängen was in the 1600s a duty station that marked the border between Sweden and Denmark. The area has been cleared and fenced in with old fence. There is also a barbeque a...

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