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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Niels de Bruijn (9 months ago)
Nice but nothing too special
Mikael Rönde (12 months ago)
Fantastic location with a lot of history. Plenty of places to look at remnants from the castle that are 200-400 years old
Pavel Modilaynen (13 months ago)
stopped for a lunch on the way home - a bit pricey but worth the taste, quality and service, and hard to compare when having it near walls of medieval monastery and castle - it's ingredient of its own! a walk in nearby park is recommended as appetizer
en dator (2 years ago)
Great staff and the food was super :)
Rosemary Land (2 years ago)
Beautiful old building. Lovely people and excellent food. Very enjoyable stay.
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