Clarion Hotel Orebro
Orebro, 702 11
Phone: (46) 19 6706700
Fax: (46) 19 6706750
Dating back to the 14th Century, this castle has been a part of most of Örebro's history. The watch-tower was the first part to be constructed, and gradually the other wings of the castle were added. Standing proudly on the banks of the Svartån, the castle now serves as governor's residence for Örebro county. Apart from having historical and political significance, it is a great attraction for travelers and tourists, since it is also a venue for exhibitions and art shows. The castle also has a restaurant and cafe providing refreshments to visitors. Call the tourist information office for more details.
This luscious park was named the most beautiful park in Sweden in 2004. Staying true to its name, Stadsparken is a green paradise. With a little cafe, concert stage and a playground, it has a little something for everybody. A lazy Sunday walk, sweating out the calories, swinging your joys away, the park is the place to be to just chill and forget one's mundane worries for just a bit. Call the tourist office for more details.
Nasta Runestone (Nastastenen) is a stone carved memorial located in Nasta. Listed as inscription Nä 34, the carving on a granite stone is runic text form around what appears to be a serpent and beast in fight. A fact: its the only runestone in Rinkaby synod.
A division between the provinces of Närke and Värmland stands in the form of the Kilsbergen. Part of the Taiga forest reserve, this mountain ridge is famous for the vast number of elks. As a result, it was honored with the Elk Protection medal in 1993. Besides, the range also provides grounds for outdoor activities like skiing and hiking.
Garphyttan National Park is a natural park stretch in the municipality of Lekeberg. The park stretches across an area of 1.11 square kilometers (0.43 square miles). The park's expanse comprises mainly of natural plantation, meadows, and scenic flower beds.
Göksholm is a castle located along the Hjälmaren lake. It is under private ownership and is first of its kind in the country. Belongings within the castle and the castle itself date it back to the 13th Century.
The Saint Olaf's Chapel is located in the town of Kumla. It dates back to 1935 and was constructed by Karl Martin Westerberg. The chapel's structure is completely made up of wood.
Hjälmaren Lake is one of the largest lakes in Sweden. Its major source of water is the Hjälmare kanal. The lake stretches across 63 kilometers (39.14 acres) and borders the settlement of Örebro. Many Swedish music festivals take place on its banks.
Not to be mistaken with the municipality of the same name, Nora is a locality in the Örebro County's Nora municipality. As per the 2010 census, its population was recorded just above 6500. The official charter was drafted in 1643 and has since been an independent locality. Wooden settlements have existed here since the 18th Century.