Gotland is an island of contrasts. Visby is the capital. A medieval town with a 3500 meter wall that encircles the old houses.
The tour starts at the "old habour", Almedalen in Visby. Then the tour continues on the countryside with stops at an old medieval church, driving to the south center of Gotland to Lojsta, see the Gannarve stone-setting burial place from the Irion Age. Then a drive along the coastline viewing the sea, landscape and then a stop for coffee with sandwich at Stelor in Västergarn. Continue driving north towards Visby with a stop at Högklint. And finally back to the pier.
Explore medieval churches, fishing villages and an ancient burial site. Marvel at the massive wall encircling Visby. Take in the city’s old trading harbor. Touring the countryside, stop at an old medieval church. At Lojsta, see the Gannarve grave, which is outlined by large standing stones, forming the shape of a ship. Enjoy a scenic drive along the coastline, breaking for coffee and a sandwich and stopping at Högklint for breathtaking views from the cliffs.
• Six-hour tour with light lunch: Take in the natural splendors and rich heritage of Gotland’s beautiful west coast.
• Gannarve grave: See outlined standing stones, which form the shape of a ship — an early burial custom.
• Högklint: If you have the chance, make your way up the limestone cliffs for spectacular city and harbor views.
What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Cash/credit cards
What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes