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Strängnäs Ö, Sweden

'Hönstavlan' ('Picturesque Chickens')

This strange portrait of six ladies with chicken bodies commemorates a count's dirty habits.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Morgondagens Väder' ('Tomorrow's Weather')

An abstract representation of weather in Sweden.
Robertsfors N, Sweden

World's Largest Cheese Slicer

The cheese slicer may be a Norwegian invention, but the biggest ones in the world are found in Sweden.
Trelleborg Ö, Sweden

Smygehuk Utkiksplats (Sweden's Southernmost Point)

Sweden's southernmost point is located in this charming fishing village.
Torslanda, Sweden

Tumlehed Rock Paintings

Sweden's southernmost prehistoric rock art is hidden just outside Gothenburg.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Ragnhildsholmen Castle Ruin

This castle ruin in the middle of nowhere is a gem for wildlife enthusiasts.
Åkraberg, Sweden

Borrås Skåra

Walking through this narrow gorge will make you feel like you've fallen into a fairytale landscape.
Lund, Sweden

Lund Observatory Clock

This antique clock once gave the most accurate time in the area.
Lund, Sweden

Runstenskullen (The Rune Stone Hill)

These ancient rune stones plucked from the countryside now call this university park home.
Lund, Sweden

Newton's Apple Tree

A living descendant of the famous tree that helped Isaac Newton develop the theory of gravity.
Malmö, Sweden

Limhamn Limestone Quarry

This quarry filled with 65 million-year-old limestone is now home to a nature reserve.
Malmö, Sweden

Malmo Möllestenen (The Malmo Millstone)

This millstone commemorates a gruesome tale that may have been the source of the city's name.
Simrishamn V, Sweden

Sankt Olof Holy Springs

These two springs are tied to several legends, one of which involves the travels of Saint Olof.
Simrishamn, Sweden

Simrislundsristningen (Simrislund Carvings)

These Bronze Age rock carvings are among the oldest in the region.
Simrishamn, Sweden

Prästens Badkar (The Priests Bathtub)

The world's only above water sand volcano, believed to once be the bathtub of a priest.
Karlshamn N, Sweden

Jättegrytorna i Tararp (The Tarap Giant Kettles)

A geological wonder that helped fuel myths of trolls and giants.
Mörbylånga, Sweden

Sandby Borg Ringfort

Archaeologists are still unraveling the secrets of the brutal massacre that wiped out this ancient fort.
Borgholm N, Sweden

Neptuni Åkrar

An otherworldly, fossil-rich cobble beach holds Viking graves, cairns, and other remains.
Bergdala, Sweden

Bergdala Glastekniska Museum

The machines behind the famous handblown glass from Sweden's "Kingdom of Crystal."
Holmenkollen, Norway

Holmenkollen Ski Jump

A stunning architectural yet functional feat, towering over Oslo.
Finspång NO, Sweden

Site of Doverstorp Refugee Camp

A few crumbling buildings and the occasional pipe sticking out of the ground are all that remains of the largest refugee camp in Sweden during World War II.
Akureyri, Iceland

Giant Viking Beer Can

Akureyri is home to an oversized can of one of Iceland's favourite beers.
Stockholm, Sweden

Hallwylska Museet (Hallwyl Museum)

The 19th-century home of Count and Countess von Hallwyl is now a museum.
Stockholm, Sweden

Den Optiska Telegrafen (The Optical Telegraph)

The fastest way to send a message before electricity was invented.