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Must do in Visby

The old town is surrounded by these medieval city walls. Spend a day walking around these city... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
Great old city wall

We really enjoyed taking of mid morning and walking the entire length of the old city walls. We got... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
roy v
Traralgon, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Visby, Visby, Gotland 621 00, Sweden
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Arrived by ship, tendered to pier. Very walkable city. Information desk not far from port, good map and English speakers. There is plenty to see in the city, very pretty and charming. City center and streets off of it have many cafes, restaurants with outdoor...More

2  Thank Irwin T
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Was there when the midsummer fest was going on. Definitely would recommend going there. The wall is nice but sadly it's no longer possible to climb it except from 2 small towers. Don't expect to be able to climb the wall itself though.

2  Thank Niek A
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All reviews old town both sides nice walk preserved medieval medieval week steeped in history different parts narrow streets interesting stuff great photo opportunities piece of history beginning of august main attractions information boards small town botanical gardens century
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Reviewed yesterday

When we went to Gotland the weather was great so it was really inviting to take a stroll across the wall of the city So should you when you are around !!!

Thank francien2015
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The old town is surrounded by these medieval city walls. Spend a day walking around these city walls, exploring some medieval cathedrals within the old town and the sea coast by the city walls.

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

We really enjoyed taking of mid morning and walking the entire length of the old city walls. We got back to our hotel mid afternoon so it was a great experience. We read all the information boards at each tower , it is in English...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Myself and my husband walked round the entire outside of Visby city wall on a very very windy September day. The whole walk was about 4 Km. There are frequent information boards with interesting stuff about that part of the wall in both Swedish and...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Pleasant walk around the city both from the internal side of these wall and also outside. There are also some great vantage points to get a view of the beach and sea leading to the port.

Thank roberta g
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

THE City Wall is in a real Good condition. We strongly recomend a walk outside THE wall. Its 3km and much to see

Thank Jonas A
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A walk around the wall will take you back to the medieval time. Many tower with its history. The wall is a long the beach, where in a small part inside the wall there is a beautiful botanical garden.

Thank dinsya
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

An early morning walk around the wall is the best therapy for a stressed out worker. You can feel the history around you.

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Pretty visby in Gotland Sweden,is not on everyone’s visit list,however this lovely small town with its qaint streets with numerous shops and ornate buildings has a lot to offer It’s surrounded by a city wall which stretches the entire city( town) so a pleasant walk...More

1  Thank Wanderlust W
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A 3-4 kilometer long wall all around old town with arch gates. A nice walk along, patly parallel to the coastline and a reminder of those old days of Visby, Vikings, defence and markets...

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Response from PastaN00dle | Reviewed this property |
There is a beach alongside the west side of the wall but it is not good for bathing. The closest beach for bathing is a couple of kilometers away,but there is a pier very close to the wall that you can bathe from and where... More