In this 2 hour journey on M/S Ljungskär, you can enjoy the archipelago and parts of the Naval City World Heritage. If you have the time, make a stop and explore the islands and take the next boat back.
- Swedish and English (audio guide).
- Refreshments are available on board.
- BoatM/S Ljungskär.
- 2h tour
Dragsö och Brändaholm
The journey starts from Fisktorget in Karlskrona. You will pass Ljungskär with one of the old gunpowder magazines. The first stop will be on Dragsö camping which has a nice beach and beautiful nature, perfect to explore by foot. There is also a recreational area which includes a mini golf course with all the World Heritage buildings in Karlskrona. The boat will pass Brändaholm with it’s small red cottages and continue along Saltösund where you will pass Björnholmen which is one of the oldest parts of the city.
Your journey continues towards Kungholms fort and Drottningskärs Kastell. Both forts were built to protect the inlet to the port of Karlskrona. Kungsholmen has a unique round harbor, a museum and a park with exotic plants.
Please note that you are only allowed to disembark in Kungholms fort if you have pre-booked a guided tour through the Tourist Office. For booking please contact the Tourist Office, +46 455- 30 34 90.
Drottningsskärs Kastell is a perfect spot on Aspö. The fort is well preserved and has a restaurant. You can visit Aspö with our boat during the summer or by car ferry all year round. Take the opportunity to spend a night in the hostel Lotstornet.
Tjurkö, famous for its stonemasonry, is your next stop along the route. The lighthouse God Natt will be visible on your way towards Marinmuseum (the Naval Museum). You will also get to see Kungsbron which was the used as the main entrance to the city.
Marinmuseum and navy dockyard
The boat will dock on Stumholmen by the Marinmuseum (The Naval Museum) with it’s vast collection of objects from Swedish naval history. Finally, the journey continues back to Fisktorget and will pass the navy base, Lindholmen and the naval dockyard. On Lindholmen you can see Repslagarbanan from 1690 which is the longest wooden building in Sweden.