Silversea Luxury Cruises A Borgholm

On a long, thin sliver of an island, just offshore in the Baltic Sea, there’s a land of slowly rotating windmills, and extraordinary landscapes. Öland is dominated by the spectacular shell of Borgholm Castle, and this grand, squat ruin stands proud and imposing - despite having been gutted by fire over two centuries years ago. View more

Connected to the mainland by the span of the Öland Bridge - which seems to continue for an eternity - you'll feel a wonderful sense of escape as you explore Sweden's smallest province, which is filled with picturesque scenery, extraordinary wildlife, and fascinating history.

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Copenhagen A Stockholm
  • Northern Europe & British Isles
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    juil. 24, 2018
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    10 Jours
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    Silver Spirit

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Copenhagen A London (Tower Bridge)
  • Northern Europe & British Isles
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    juil. 06, 2019
  • Durée
    14 Jours
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    Silver Wind

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Excursions depuis Borgholm

Öland Royal Tour

Explore the castles and churches of the Swedish Royal Family during this memorable, half-day sightseeing excursion.


Borgholm, Öland Island and Bridge, Räpplinge Church

Depart the pier for the short drive to the Räpplinge Church. Öland is approximately 85 miles (about 137 kilometres) in length and approximately ten miles (about 16 kilometres) wide. The island has been connected to the mainland by the approximately 3.7-mile-long (about six-kilometre-long) Öland Bridge since 1973, and is the summer residence of the Swedish Royal Family. Upon arrival, a brief visit is made to the church, which dates from the mid-12th century and has two chairs that can only be used by the Royal Family.


Störlinge Windmills, Gärdslösa Church, Solliden Castle

Next, re-board your coach and proceed to the old Störlinge Windmills, the 18th-century windmills typical of Öland. After a photo stop here, re-board your coach and continue on to the Gärdslösa Church, Öland's best-preserved medieval church. Following an inside visit, re-board your coach and head to Solliden Castle, where Princess Victoria, the Swedish heir to the throne, celebrates her birthday every year. Although an interior visit of the castle is not possible, the park with its luxuriant trees, shrubs and flowers are worth a visit.



Landborg Cliffs, Borgholm Castle Ruins and Park

Your final stop is at the Borgholm Castle ruins, perched atop of the sheer, steep face of the Landborg Cliffs and considered to be one of Sweden's most important historical monuments. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of the exhibition, and learn about the castle's 900-year history. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the short drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking for approximately 0.74 miles (about 1.2 kilometres), at times over uneven, gravel, and cobblestone surfaces and hills, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring a sweater or light jacket from the ship. The tour sequence may vary.

Kalmar Castle and City Tour

Discover the splendid, architecture and landmarks of Kalmar during this picturesque, half-day sightseeing excursion. Follow the history from the Middle Ages, through the period of a powerful Sweden in the 18th century until today.


Borgholm, Öland Bridge, Kalmar, Kalmar Castle

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 40-minute drive to Kalmer. En route, cross over the approximately 3.7-mile-long (about six-kilometre-long) Öland Bridge. The highlight of Kalmar is its dominating castle. In 1397, the Kalmar Castle was the site of the signing of the Kalmar Union, which united Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark. Perched on a tiny island just off the coast, the castle was rebuilt in the 16th century and now has an almost magical, storybook appearance. The view of the Kalmar Castle from the park, which is arranged in a romantic English style with many unusual plants, is magnificent and offers an excellent photo opportunity. Upon arrival, walk across the old wind jetty for a guided tour of the castle. Afterward, some free time is made available for independent exploration.


Kalmar City Walking Tour, City Centre and Walls, Water Tower, Tripp, Trapp and Trull Houses

Next, re-board your coach and drive past the guest harbour, then continue to the city centre. Upon arrival, take a guided stroll past the walls of the Old City and through small, charming alleys. From here, continue past the water tower, 'Europe Nostra', and the old city wall and city gate from 18th century.


Main Street, Main Square, Kalmar Cathedral, Town Hall

Following your stroll through the city, re-board your coach and drive in the old city centre. Along the way, a stop is made at the main square, Stortorget, site of the 17th-century Cathedral, the largest Baroque church in Sweden. On the opposite side of the square is the Town Hall, built in the Dutch-Renaissance style. Your tour concludes with a brief, guided tour of the Kalmar Cathedral. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 45-minute drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking for approximately 0.6 miles (about one kilometre), at times over uneven, gravel, and cobblestone surfaces and hills, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and 60-70 steps at the sites visited. Walking at the Kalmar Castle is at the discretion of each guest. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring a sweater or light jacket from the ship. Guests are not permitted inside the Kalmer Cathedral during church services or private functions. The tour sequence may vary.

Öland Beach and Nature

Embrace the natural beauty of Öland during this panoramic, half-day sightseeing excursion.


Borgholm, Öland, Kalmar Strait, Baltic Sea, Byrum Beach and 'Rauks' Rock Formations

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 45-minute drive to Byrum. En route, pass through Öland, which has two rather different coastlines; the Kalmar Strait in the west, and Baltic Sea in the east. Upon arrival at Byrum, proceed for a visit to its splendid beach and 'rauks', unique columns of rock formations created by sea erosion.


Byxelkrok Village, Fields of Neptune, Källa Gamla Kyrka Church

Next, re-board your coach and continue on the picturesque fishing village of Byxelkrok. Upon arrival, stop by the 'Neptuns Åkrar' (Fields of Neptune). Named by Carl Linneaus, this geological wonder is situated by the sea, and was formed by glacial action. The stones were shaped by sea waves during last Ice Age. The tour goes through Sandvik with it´s small harbor and the largest windmill of the island. Your last stop is at the Källa Gamla Kyrka, a fortified 12th-century church. Today, it is a popular church for weddings. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier.



Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking for approximately 547 yards (about 500 metres), at times over uneven, gravel, sandy, and cobblestone surfaces and hills, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring a sweater or light jacket from the ship. The tour sequence may vary.

Vida Art Museum & Borgholm Ruins

Discover the art and history of Sweden during in a unique new way during this scenic and informative, half-day sightseeing excursion.


Borgholm, Vida Museum and Art Gallery, Free Time, Museum Gift Shop

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 30-minute drive to the Vida Museum and Art Gallery. A museum and art studio, Vida displays the collective works of Ulrica Hydman-Vallien and Bertil Vallien, designers at the famous Kosta Boda Glassworks. The Vida Museum was built for the specific purpose of presenting the full range of their artistic achievement over four decades, on both a national and international level. In a separate exhibition hall, view the most important departures from the early-1960s to the very latest in sculpture, glass, ceramics, painting and design. Following your guided tour, some free time is made available to explore the museum at your leisure, and stop by the special gift shop to purchase art, glass pieces, silver and books.


Landborg Cliffs, Borgholm Castle Ruins, Free Time

Next, re-board your coach and head to the Borgholm Castle Ruins. Situated at the top of the sheer, steep face of the Landborg Cliffs, the Borgholm Castle Ruins are considered to be one of Sweden's most important historical monuments. The size of the castle is overwhelming, and this living museum merges the past with the present. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of the exhibition and learn about 900 years of Swedish history. Following your tour, some free time is made available to explore the museum at your leisure. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking for approximately 0.6 miles (about one kilometre), at times over uneven, gravel, and cobblestone surfaces and hills, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and 20-30 steps at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring a sweater or light jacket from the ship. The tour sequence may vary. Space on this tour is very limited; we suggest you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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