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Faro

Sweden
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Ranked #142 of 1,127 attractions in Sweden
Type: Islands
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Kungsholmen, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Spended a day in Bergman´s Faro yesterday and what an experience. Now I understand why he choose this island to be his home. A pleasure for mind and soul. Beautiful landscapes, untouched nature, serene and peaceful. Will return very soon to this amazing place.

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Helsinki, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We took a car ride from Visby to Fårö on an almost sunny day in January. We sighted a milk truck on the way to the Fårösund ferry, so we knew we were on schedule. The ferry leaves at half an hour intervals most of the time, so if you miss it there will be just enough time to have... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Take a drive around Fårø, the landscape, the coast, the old fishers village, the great formations made by the sea - it is an excuisit experience. This is Ingemar Bergmans country, where he lived and worked for many years.

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Helsinki
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Easy and quick to get there from Gotland/Farosund, takes 5 mins by the ferry (free), operated every half an hour, in summer more often. I visited on the west coast the incredible rock formations mainly which was the top attraction of our visit to Gotland. Went by car around the west coast in the afternoon and stopped at Gamla Hamn... More

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Merida Mx
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

If you are a Bergman fan, do not miss visiting Faro, Gotland in Sweden, on Wednesdays there is a Bergman safari and they will take you around this beautiful island to places where some of his films were shot, Persona, Shame, Through the Glass Darkly, among them. Have lunch at the cozy Wild Strawberries cafe at the Bergmancenter. The church... More

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