Borgholm-Castle-Oland-Sweden. First built in the second half of the 12th century. Was destroyed by fire October 1806. In 1989 the Swedish duo Roxette filmed their video "Listen to Your Heart" at the castle.

First built in the second half of the century. Was destroyed by fire October In 1989 the Swedish duo Roxette filmed their video "Listen to Your Heart" at the castle.

Hiking routes on Öland Island, Sweden | Vandringsleder på Öland från norr till söder

Hiking routes on Öland Island, Sweden | Vandringsleder på Öland från norr till söder

Sunset on Öland in Sweden

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Oland, Sweden so envious of those two on the dock enjoying this spectacular view in person

Öland is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the summer. The island offers a varied landscape, long beaches, cultural and historic points of interest and activities. Photo by Ulf Huett-Nilsson

Öland is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the summer. The island offers a varied landscape, long beaches, cultural and historic points of interest and activities. Photo by Ulf Huett-Nilsson

LÅNGE JAN Location: Öland Sweden Långe Jan is located at the south cape of Öland, the second largest Swedish island. The tower is the tallest lighthouse in Sweden and during summer, for a fee, visitors can climb it.

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Instead of wishing winter away, we decided to celebrate it by showing breathtaking shots of the most beautiful lighthouses around the world.

Alvaret at the island Öland in Sweden

World Heritage, Alvaret natural area at the Öland Island in Sweden

Blå Jungfrun is an uninhabited island in the middle of the Kalmar Strait between Oskarshamn and Öland. For seafarers it used to be a mythical island that was sometimes called Blåkulla (the Brocken), and according to the myth this is where the witches flew on Maundy Thursday to celebrate Whiches' sabbath. SInce 1926 the island is a national park and it consists of ruddy, bare, ice-polished granite cliffs as well as large boulder fields.

Blå Jungfrun is an uninhabited island in the middle of the Kalmar Strait between Oskarshamn and Öland. For seafarers it used to be a mythical island that was sometimes called Blåkulla (the Brocken), and according to the myth this is where the witches flew on Maundy Thursday to celebrate Whiches' sabbath. SInce 1926 the island is a national park and it consists of ruddy, bare, ice-polished granite cliffs as well as large boulder fields.

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