Bäckaskog Castle

Fjälkinge, Sweden

Bäckaskog Castle was originally a monastery built in the 13th century. It was transformed into a castle in the 16th century. The castle is located on the isthmus between Ivö Lake (Scania's largest lake) and Oppmanna Lake. The monastery was closed down by the Danish Crown in 1537 during the Reformation. In 1584-1653, the noblemen Henrik Ramel and his son Henrik Ramel Junior gave the castle its present appearance. Today it is a hotel and restaurant.



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Founded: 1584-1653
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Early Vasa Era (Sweden)


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Gunnar Gunnarsson (14 months ago)
Old monastery and castle with beautiful garden and surrounding. Now hotel and restaurant which I haven tried recently
Choice Love (15 months ago)
Very nice place. The garden is an experienced. The food, setups and Staffs were great.
Kitty Cai (16 months ago)
Passed by because I saw the sign on the main road. Restaurant looks very beautiful.
Tomas Brage (16 months ago)
Very nice personell. A bit basic rooms, even though we selected to stay in the castle. Nice buffé, both breakfast and dinner.
Yves Bavré (18 months ago)
Thank you so much for your warm hospitality, NOT! Rain was pouring down while we were riding with the bike. Just asked for a simple drink: "we are fully booked" was the answer. I said "we don't need a room, just a coffee". Again : "We are fully booked". Meanwhile there was NOBODY at the bar... Worst experience of three weeks in Sweden.
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