Bogesund Castle

Vaxholm, Sweden

The four-storey Bogesund Castle was built by Per Brahe the Younger in 1640s. It was owned by Brahe family until 1739. After several owner Bogesund was acquired by Nils von Lantingshausen, who reconstructed it to the Norman style. Today Bogesund offers wedding and other event services. Guided tours of the castle are conducted on a regular basis.

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Founded: 1640s
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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Dennis Marechal (9 months ago)
Very nice castle with a calm park around it! A hidden gem worth the bicycle ride.
Suhaas M (2 years ago)
Drive to the place, surroundings are pretty, but nothing much to explore once you reach there, but looks like a postcard
Deliky T (2 years ago)
I took the hike from the town to the castle following the blue dot. Such a nice walk, apart of the mosquitoes attacks. When I was there was not possible to visit the castle, but I took a detour at the coffee place near it- love place with delicious cakes. Not to mention the cozy atmosphere and the cute decorations
Ara Maza (3 years ago)
Bogesund Castle is a former manor in municipality of Vaxholm and it is close to Vaxholms golf club. It is located in the center of the Bogesundslandet nature reserve. The castle was built in the 1640s and rebuilt in 19th century. It is an interesting place to visit.
Alessandro Sorrentino (3 years ago)
The building itself is nice, but looks like abandoned from outside, they could take a bit better care of it. The nature around is beautiful, but there is better around Stockholm.
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