Skånelaholm Castle

Rosersberg, Sweden

In the 13th century Skånelaholm was owned by the King Magnus III of Sweden. He sold the manor to the Skokloster monastery in 1276. After the Reformation Skånelaholm was confiscated to the Crown. In 1641 Anders Gyldenklou aqcuired the manor and completed the present castle couple years later. After several owners Herbert Rettig donated the manor to Vitterhetsakademien (Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities) in 1962. Today it is open to the public in summer season.

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Founded: 1643
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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Alex W (12 months ago)
Quiet picturesque place...No tourists!
Viktoria Toth (2 years ago)
We just walked around the castle, 1 hour is enough, as we not went inside. Nice view from the old belltower.
Adesh puri (2 years ago)
Quite calm not many foot falls but beautiful as beside the lake.
Hilde Gunnink (3 years ago)
Beautiful place, will definetely come back with better weather to lunch in the garden like the family next to us!! Great views, and very serene place
Georgios Palaskas (3 years ago)
Fantastic
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