Salnecke Castle

Örsundsbro, Sweden

Salnecke is one of the best preserved 17th century castles in Uppland. The first known owner of Salnecke was a judge Karl Ingeborgasson Lejonbalk. He sold the farm to the Skokloster nunnery in 1302. Later it belonged to Bo Jonsson Grip and the monastery of St. Clare in Stockholm. The monastery was the owner until 1460, when Salnecke fell to archbishop Jons Bengtsson (Oxenstierna).

After Reformation Salnecke became a crown property. Gustav II Adolphus gave the farm to the council Filip Sadler in 1626. After his death in 1641 Salnecke was given to Grissbach. The castle belonged to his family until 1730's. Salnecke was acquired by Klas Samuel Jonas Gyllenadler in the 1830s and it is still in his family's possession.



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

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Theonatoor (4 years ago)
I came here to grab a nice sandwich with my work colleague (Josh) a colleague with roots in England and size 47 in shoes. A ready man quite simply. When we are in the cafeteria to enjoy a sandwich with tuna, I see THE SKINLESS PRICES. Had to pay not to be ashamed in front of Josh
Kristoffer Franzén (4 years ago)
I think the owners of the castle should decide what they want to do with the place: you want visitors and tourists, good; make small parts of your beautiful castle publicly accessible and maybe even prepare some paths for a stroll. It's not ok to bait with the castle and then only let visitors buy slightly overpriced fika in the old barnhouse.
Алена Вишина (5 years ago)
It's a cute place. You can't really get into the castle so it's not much to do, just take pics of the small castle and a church a little further down the road. There's a really nice cafe though, with food and cakes, it also sells some food produced locally, like cheese and ham. I really loved their special local cheeses sandwich. There's also a small antiques shop, not very impressive. The place is lovely though, but be ready to the fact, that there isn't much to do.
Jontish Welish (5 years ago)
Interesting place of historical culture
Katarina Hellström (6 years ago)
Jag stod där som försäljare på marknaden och det var toppen.
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