Ostergotland is situated 110 miles (177 kilometers) southwest of the national capital Stockholm and approximately 140 miles (225 kilometers) east of Gothenburg.
If you love relaxing in nature, visit some of the popular green spaces in Ostergotland. Among the most-loved green escapes for locals and visitors are Power Park and the Folkparken. You may also want to take the kids to Linkopings Garden Society and the popular Stangebrofaltet.
Ostergotland is home to a number of the fastest greens, nastiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouses in in the region. Ingelsta Golf Club and Mjolby Golf Club are two of the area’s premier golf links. If you have time, book a round at Braviken Golf Club and Ostad Golf Club.
Dotted around the area are a few picturesque ancient watchtowers and castles. Inspect the stone walls, towers and gates or browse through the spaces that were once halls and courtyards at the Vadstena Castle, the Charlotte Castle and the Ekenas Castle.
To experience the more refined side of Ostergotland find the treasures preserved in its several thought-provoking galleries and collections. Two good museums to visit are the Swedish Air Force Museum and Work Museum. If your time is short, however, don't miss the City Museum.
Some of the most viewed historical attractions in Ostergotland are the religious buildings that have attracted faithful followers for many generations. Learn all about the past of the Vadstena Abbey and the Linkoping Cathedral as you admire the old buildings.
Give your kids a break from sightseeing in Ostergotland at Mjolby Miniature Golf, a popular day out that will delight kids of all ages. Pack your sense of fun and prepare for a day overflowing with laughter and great memories.
In this culture-rich city there are a few remarkable exhibit spaces, such as the Norrkoping Art Museum, where you can browse local collections. If you are an art enthusiast or a collector, this is a great place to spend time and learn about art history.
Ostergotland in winter is a wonderland which is packed with exhilarating tobogganing, snowboarding and skiing options. Grab your skis or snowboard and make tracks to Yxbacken Ski Slope, the city’s best runs.