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Good food in a historical setting

This place could be just awful. A standard tourist trap fed by an endless supply of car-carried... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
solipsix
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Antarctica
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Löfstad slott an excellent stop

Nearby the road E4 this is a really nice place for a stop. We sat down at the very friendly café... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
pia542016
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Sater, Sweden
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Apr 14, 2018
“Good food in a historical setting”
Aug 10, 2017
“A visit for Swedish speakers”
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This place could be just awful. A standard tourist trap fed by an endless supply of car-carried hungry victims fresh off the highway. But it isn’t and the times I’ve been there it’s been great. The only negative thing is its mismanaged popularity with overworked,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Lofstadt was on a weekday when we cycled out from Norrkoping. The grounds are pleasant and reasonably well presented. The buildings appear to be recently repainted and are well preserved. We had a look at the ground floor rooms which are open...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Nearby the road E4 this is a really nice place for a stop. We sat down at the very friendly café, with nice staff, good coffee, delicious sweets and a lot of different sandwishes. The sun were shining and we could sit outside. If it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Stopped here for lunch en route to Stockholm. Pleasant meal followed by a short walk on the grounds and the carriage house, were there is a nice display of horse drawn carriages.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jmmdownhil
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Loftstad is a manor house in Norrkoping once owned by the family of Axel von Fersen the Younger, a Swedish Count who served with French Forces in the American Revolution, and was involved in attempts to save his close friends Marie Antoinette and her royal...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the castle for lunch on the way and were very happy about it. The castle is not so impressive as many other in Sweden, but it is nicely kept and taken care of. We had a nice walk around and a good...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 16, 2016

The entrance fee for a guided-tour is 90 SEK. Therfore they show you around inside the castle. Unfortunately you are NOT allowed to take pictures inside :-( And further on, they don't offer guided tour in English! I've been given an MP3-player and had to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank bobx77
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I have visited many castles in Sweden but very few comes with such an interesting history as this one. The guided tour was awesome and the castle grounds are well preserved. This was the place owned by Axel von Fersen (the younger) family. Axel was...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank SmoothieNow
Reviewed June 22, 2016

A good place to stop if you are doing a road trip along the E4. A nice little cafe and really beautiful,natural woodland and lake with plenty of trails for a good jog or places for children to play. Their were no staff on duty...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

An old castle, donated to the public this is set off the main route, E4 10 km south of Norrkoping. Beautifully kept, opt for a walk in the park, a tour of the castle and a visit to the shop. Have coffee but forg the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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