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Amazing island with lots of bird

After 30-40 minutes on a small boat you arrive at Store Karlsö. You are welcomed by guides and can... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2019
Risskov, Denmark
The island outside the island

You go here with a boat from Klintehamn and the trip takes 30 minutes. St Karlsö is very special... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2019
Ulf K
Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

After 30-40 minutes on a small boat you arrive at Store Karlsö. You are welcomed by guides and can now choose between a guided tour or take the walk yourself. I will warmly recommend the latter. The hike takes you to the bird cliff with...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank birgitteespersen
Reviewed July 21, 2019

You go here with a boat from Klintehamn and the trip takes 30 minutes. St Karlsö is very special and you go here if you are interested to study birds or flowers. Sillgrisslor and orchids or archeology. Rhere is a nice restaurant and you can...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2015

A wonderful nature hideout, rich bird life and beautiful and rare nature. Good service, guides and catering.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank vlcek68
Reviewed July 9, 2015

Every year, we go to St Karlsö, alone or with family or friends, we use to stay one night, when the last boat has left the island you can work over nearly the whole island, the nature is amazing and the light is fantastic.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Inger1947
Reviewed July 5, 2015

We took the ferry from Klintehamn, and reached Stora Karlso less than an hour later, after a short stop at Lilla Karlso. After a brief welcome speech (unfortunately only in Swedish), we joined a 2.5 hour guided tour around the island. Our guide was very...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Reslysten54
Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you're staying in Gotland late June-early July, take the boat from Klintehamn to Stora Karlsö. Just for a day trip, or over night, the accomodation is very good, and so is the restaurant. Join a guided tour, and walk around the island on your...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Taras_Kent
Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is definitely worth it. I went there with my partner and we enjoyed every second of it. There is nor much to do in the island, other than hike and admire the landscapes the nature offers. Make sure to take the guided tour of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Jairo321
Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Interested in nature, birds, and some history? Then you've found the right destination. Make sure you hook up with a tour guide, they provide tours in English too. They will tell you everything there is to know about the islands plants and birds and they'll...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Swedman
Reviewed May 2, 2015

You have to travel by boat to Stora Karslö that is located on the west coast of Gotland, but the short trip (about 30 minutes) is worth while! This is a lovely little island where the nature is what you come for. The guided trip...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank Tess705
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great to hike around but you need real stable and thick sole shoes. Normal sneakers could hurt your feet after a while. Good to spend a night there too.

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank ahfeurst
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