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Borgholm is a port town in Kalmar County, Sweden. It is located on Oland Island in Baltic Sea. The town covers a total area of approx 3 km2 (1 ml2) and has population around 3,000.
- Borgholm is one of Sweden's historical sites with former city status (stad). The town serves as centre of northern Oland and is among Sweden's most popular summer resort vacation destinations.
- The town is popular for its once-magnificent fortress that is currently ruined. Despite its small population, Borgholm is still referred to as a city. However, Swedish cities must have population over 10,000.
- The town is approx 20 km (12 ml) north of Oland Bridge which links the island with Kalmar (mainland Sweden). Borgholm was officially established in 1816 as a spa-settlement near the Borgholm Castle ruins, 10 years after the famous castle burned down. Its ruins are still Oland island's best known tourist attraction. Further south is the Halltorps Estate - Swedish royal property connected with Borgholm Castle.
- The Swedish Royal Family has its official summer residence at Solliden Palace - just outside Borgholm.
Port Borgholm cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Borgholm, Sweden. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|1 August, 2020|