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The Naval Museum

The Naval Museum

Check opening hours on the museum's website. Real battleships, 18th century figureheads, unique models and an underwater tunnel with a genuine wreck (closed season 2020). Experience Swedish naval history at the Naval Museum in Karlskrona. For children there is Dunder’s deck and a sailors’ workshop. Since June 2014, the Naval Museum in Karlskrona shows the Swedish submarine HMS Neptun and the dive boat Hajen in the museum's new submarine hall (closed season 2020.) Highlights from the other exhibitions are ,The Museum Ships and The Model Chamber. Read more about the opening hours and special events at the museum, on the own website.
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Kristianopel - a hidden gem

Kristianopel - a hidden gem

Kristianopel, a small village with an exiting history, situatedabout 40 KM north from Karlskrona. There are small shops, restaurants and a popular cafe. Accommodation can be found at the camping ground, in the harbor, or at a Bed & Breakfast. To stroll around among the wooden houses, where the roses are heavy in the gardens, is the best way to experience Kristianopel. Feel the scents of roses and the sea. Sit down on a bench in the harbor and look out over the water where you can imagine Öland's southern point in the horizon.
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Nature and hiking

Nature and hiking

Whether you "just" want to enjoy nature's wonders and beautiful surroundings or be more active by running, cycling or paddling, you will easily find one or more favorites in Karlskrona's beautiful surroundings! Make use of the Right of Public Access - bring a basket for berries and mushrooms on your excursion. In Karlskrona there are 25 beautiful nature reserves - protected nature and protected species, and they show a variety of natural habitats - archipelago landscape, cultivation landscape, broadleaf woodland and conifer and mixed forest. Some examples of scenic areas are Knösö, Sturkö, Torhamn's udde and Södra Flymen. Explore nature through ARK56 is a network of trails that guides you through the Blekinge archipelago, along side and on its beautiful waters. Experience nature and culture at foot, in a kayak, by bike or boat - it’s your choice. 13 hubs ties the trails together, offering food, acommodation and experiences. In Karlskrona you will find the following eight hubs along the archipelago trail: Hasslö (Garpahamnen), Aspö (Lökanabben), Sturkö (Bredavik), Karlskrona (Fisktorget), Senoren (Brofästet), Stenshamn, Torhamn and Kristianopel
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ARK56 -  kayaking, hiking and cycling

ARK56 - kayaking, hiking and cycling

ARK56 is a network of trails for kayaking, hiking and cycling through the Unesco biosphere reserve Blekinge Arkipelag. Winding gravel roads, calm bays, deserted isles and open sea - ARK56 is a network of trails that guides you through the Blekinge archipelago, along side and on its beautiful waters. Experience nature and culture at foot, in a kayak, by bike or boat - it’s your choice. 13 hubs ties the trails together, offering food, acommodation and experiences. In Karlskrona you will find the following eight hubs along the archipelago trail: Hasslö (Garpahamnen), Aspö (Lökanabben), Sturkö (Bredavik), Karlskrona (Fisktorget), Senoren (Brofästet), Stenshamn, Torhamn and Kristianopel. Get the map at any Tourist office in Blekinge or at the hubs. You can also download the App, ARK56, and use your smartphone to navigate.
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World Heritage boattour

World Heritage boattour

In this 2 hour journey on M/S Ljungskär, you can enjoy the archipelago and parts of the Naval City World Heritage. The tour is available during summer season. 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. Kungsholms fort 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. Aspö 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 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.
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Fishing Packages - Dragsö Sportfishing

Fishing Packages - Dragsö Sportfishing

The company Dragsö sportfishing offers various fishing alternatives and packages! Karlskrona archipelago offers one of the best pike fishing areas in Sweden. Dragsö sportfischingcamp is located less than 3 kilometers from Karlskrona city. The archipelago offers beautiful nature with many small islands, skerries and shallow bays. Regardless of weather, you can always find places to fish. Standard Fishing Package The simplest fishing package with a four-bed cabin and a Master 500 boat with 30hp engine. Highly appreciated fishing package with affordable accommodation and a very good fishing boat. The package is recommended for three people. Exclusive Fishing Package Fishing package Exclusive includes a self-catering cabin and a Master 500 with a 30hp engine. Probably our most requested package! This cabin type has a kitchen, private shower/toilet and a large deck just outside with a grill. These cottages are located only 50 meters from the boat jetty. Luxury Fishing Package By choosing this package you stay comfortable in one of our Luxury cabins and fish from a Master 500 boat equipped with a 30hp engine. This package is recommended for 3 persons. A package for those who want to move smoothly with a solid boat in the archipelago while living comfortably. The Luxus cabin has a well equipped kitchen with dish washer and of course a private shower/toilet. You find four beds in the bed room and two more in a bed sofa, located in the main room. All Luxus cabins has a large patio with outdoor furniture and a grill. You can park your car just outside the cabin. Royal Fishing Package The most luxurious package Camp Dragsö Sportfishing has to offer. With a cabin suite and a Master 500 boat you’re guaranteed a comfortable stay. We recommend this package for 3 persons. A package for those who wants the best possible option in accommodation and boat. We have five cabin suites and each cabin has a unique theme Archipelago, Retro, Mountain, Black/White and Glass. The Royal cabins are fully equipped with private shower, toilet, kitchen, dishwasher and much more.
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