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Very special landscape

We stopped at a parking close to the lake Mockelmossen. It was very windy. The whole area is... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
DonSenf
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Stockholm, Sweden
Very special cultural landscape from grazing cows and sheep

Fascinating landscape formed by grazing cows and sheep over centuries. The landscape is also... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
Dalaroe
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Stockholm
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17 Aug 2016
“Very special landscape”
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It was a short stop during the trip, except from kurhans, not very memorably. Views didn't astonish me, nor lack of possibility to just sit in a nice place and enjoy.

1  Thank Retniok
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stopped at a parking close to the lake Mockelmossen. It was very windy. The whole area is basically on limestone with a very thin layer of soil and has been grazed by cows for centuries resulting in a very special ecosystem. Nice to take...More

Thank DonSenf
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Fascinating landscape formed by grazing cows and sheep over centuries. The landscape is also divided by many kilometer long stonewalls. There are a few whitebeams and lot of junipers and a lot of birds on the fileds.

Thank Dalaroe
Reviewed 9 April 2015

OK, I'll admit that I'm biased as I grew up on Öland. But Alvaret is a must-visit if you have any inclination to enjoy nature. This barren limestone plain can be nice and warm on a sunny summer day, but windy like crazy almost any...More

Thank Andreas B
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Stora Alvaret means "the Great Alvar" is a limestone barren plain and is the typical agricultural landscape of Southern Öland (the long and narrow island in the South-East of Sweden, in front of the city of Kalmar). For its particular ecosystem, Stora Alvaret has been...More

1  Thank Valeria M
Reviewed 10 August 2014

You can´t go to Öland and not stop at this World heritage. On the other hand, for me it took many visits before I start to appreciate the nature. It´s always windy and a sunny day you need plenty of water, depending on where you...More

Thank Anja N
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