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Karlskrona. In the middle of the archipelago.

Drop anchor in Karlskrona, the city that was founded in 1680, when Karl XI decided to build Sweden's new naval base here. More than 340 years later, the naval base remains and the well-preserved architecture and city plan impressed UNESCO, and gave the city World Heritage status in 1998. Wherever you go, you can see evidence of this; magnificent churches, grand squares, parade streets and fortifications that attract visitors from all over the world.
And all this on a number of islands, in the middle of the archipelago. An archipelago that UNESCO has designated as one of seven biosphere reserves in Sweden. Nowhere else in the world can you paddle around a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve while enjoying the amazing fortifications and buildings of a World Heritage city. 

Welcome to Karlskrona!

Events - upcoming highlights

Everything from guided city and archipelago tours to nature walks, art exhibitions, music and entertainment. Read more under "Events".

Due to covid-19  - please, check the current event status on the organizer's official website or contact the organizer directly.


Två kanotister i skärgården


Karlskrona offers a large number of wonderful nature and outdoor experiences throughout the year.

Outdoor. In the middle of the archipelago.
Paddlande kajak


Karlskrona offers a large number of wonderful nature and outdoor experiences throughout the year.

Outdoor. In the middle of the archipelago.
Två personer framför Klockstapeln i Amiralitetsparken

Your guide to the city

Worldclass! Beautiful churches, magnificent squares, parade streets and fortifications attract visitors from all over the world!

World heritage city Karlskrona
Free entrance
Flygbild Marinmuseum

The Naval Museum

Karlskrona's main attraction! This is one of southern Sweden's most popular tourist destinations. Exciting, fun and educational for the whole family.

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60 SEK
Kids in waterslide

Fun for kids - Karlskrona

The fun for kids Karlskrona card gives you a comprehensive range of discounted and advantageous family activities. This makes it easy to plan your Karlskrona visit and smooth once you are here.

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Wonderful harvest times

Tips on fun autumn experiences

Autumn market in Kristianopel 2021

09 Oct

Welcome to an eventful day that is much more than a market. There will be music on several occasions,...

Halloweek - autumn fun at Dragsö camping

29 Oct - 07 Nov

During the week, Dragsö camping will be transformed into an eerie place with visits from both ghosts,...

Boda Booooo!

30 Oct - 06 Nov

Suddenly no one is safe anymore. For a few days, the game plan changes. One week every year filled Boda...

utomhus matlagning

Nature By Andreas - outdoor guides

Nature By Andreas organizes both big and small adventures. Always in nature, with the highest quality and with the highest security.

Come along on an outdoor adventure

World class fishing

Always dreamed of big pike or just attracted to the serenity that comes when you stand with roll rod at sunrise?

Read more about fishing in Karlskrona
Amiralitetskyrkan guidad tur

World class guided tours

Karlskrona offers fantastic experiences in unique environments.

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Familj som åter vattenrutchkana

Barnens Gård

A day at the Children's Farm (Barnens Gård) is a day filled with mischief and play.

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Kvinna med barn på axlarna i Kristianopels hamn


Kristianopel, the old Danish village, is a true gem you don't want to miss!

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Biking in Karlskrona

Cycling in Karlskrona is amazing! Embark on unknown roads with GPS, experience nature or take the bike on an archipelago boat.

Tips on wonderful bike rides
Flygbild över Borgmästarefjärden och kruthuset på Ljungskär

Karlskrona - 360°

Check out Karlskrona from above in a 360 ° panoramic view! Visit Fredrik Church, Holy Trinity Church, Kristianopel and other exciting places!

Check out Karlskrona in 360°
Tre SUP-paddlare

SUP mitt i stan

Stand Up Paddleboard, eller SUP, är en uteaktivitet som verkligen exploderat i popularitet den senaste tiden.

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Två cyklister på landsväg

Kustvägen Sydost

Följ med Nature by Andreas på en resa längs den vackra Kustvägen mellan Torhamn och Kristianopel.

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Karlskronaappen logotyp


Lunchmenyer, parkeringsapp, nyheter, evenemang, badtemperaturer, quizz - Allt samlat i en app! 

Ladda ner KarlskronaAppen

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