Borgholm, Öland, Sweden Solliden Palace south of Borgholm on the Island of Öland. Solliden, built in 1906, is the summer residence of the Swedish Royal Family. Sollidens slott söder om Borgholm på Öland. Solliden, byggt 1906, är den svenska kungafamiljens sommarbostad. Parish (socken): Räpplinge Province (landskap): Öland Municipality (kommun): Borgholm County (län): Kalmar Photograph by: Fredrik Bruno Date: 1943 Format: Colour slide
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.