The History of Sweden is a "drama-documentary series " about Sweden's history that premiered on November 5, 2023. The documentary series features historians, archaeologists and other historically knowledgeable people. It is Swedish Television's (SVT) biggest investment in history to date. The ten hour-long episodes are also shown on SVT Play. The series was filmed in [...]
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More than 200 distinguished guests graced the opulent halls of the Royal Palace of Stockholm on the 11th of November to partake in an extraordinary celebration. Hosted by Prince Daniel of Sweden, this private affair marked the commemoration of his 50th birthday, albeit 57 days after the actual date. The delay was necessitated by the [...]
Embark on a regal journey through Sweden's illustrious past by exploring its magnificent palaces, enchanting castles, and opulent regal residences. This Nordic nation boasts a rich tapestry of history, and its royal landmarks offer visitors a captivating glimpse into the lives of monarchs, the grandeur of courtly affairs, and the architectural marvels that define Sweden's [...]
"Vill du känna historiens vingslag och strosa genom vackra och pampiga byggnader och parkmiljöer? Då är Skåne ett perfekt resmål, för här ligger de uppskattningsvis 170 slotten, borgarna och herrgårdarna tätt. Långt ifrån alla är öppna för allmänheten, men i den här boken får du tips om de mest besöksvärda." I en ny bok skriver [...]
Because Copenhagen is so close to Sweden, it’s worth considering a couple of castles across the border that can be easily visited on a day-trip from Copenhagen, RoutesNorth concludes. Among the castles mentioned in the article is Malmöhus Castle. Crossing the Øresund Bridge, visitors can reach the city of Malmö in Sweden, home to Malmöhus [...]
"Historikern Brita Planck lägger entusiastiskt ut texten om den urmodiga och utdaterade arvsprincipen fideikommiss. Downton Abbey! Jane Austen! Magnus Uggla! Emelie Flygare-Carlén! Människor med lustiga efternamn! Mossometern slår upp på det röda!" Lyssna på podcasten nedan:
Lights, camera, action! Sweden's picturesque landscapes have long captivated filmmakers and audiences alike, providing a stunning backdrop for numerous iconic movies and TV series. Amidst this mesmerizing scenery, one element stands out, adding an air of enchantment and historical grandeur to these productions – Swedish castles, manors and palaces. These majestic architectural marvels have served [...]
Baldersnäs Manor in beautiful Dalsland next to the Norwegian border, is not only a romantic house in a great location - its a wedding hotspot! It was extended to a country seat in 1796 by ironmaster Carl Fredrik Uggla (the owner of an ironworks industry). Carl Fredrik Wærn the Older purchased the Manor, together with [...]
World Heritage Site Engelsberg ironworks is considered to be one of the finest industrial monuments in the world. The first owner of the Engelsberg was Per Larsson, ennobled Gyllenhöök. In 1728, Per’s son Anders Gyllenhöök sold it to the Söderhielm family who modernised it and built a new manor house in 1746. It was then [...]
Bohus fortress is of course the reason why the Swedish province Bohuslän carries the same name. Known since 1308, and due to its location right in the middle of the historical Nordic borders, it has been besieged 14 times by Swedes, Norwegians and Danes – a Nordic record – but the fortress has never been [...]