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Vadstena Abbey

Swedish: Vadstena kloster or S:ta Birgittas kloster Pax Mariae

Visit to the tourist attraction of Sweden - Vadstena Abbey: the medieval abbey was founded by Saint Bridget and was opened in 1384, thanks to donations of the King Magnus IV of Sweden and his Queen Blanche of Namur.

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The Abbey came to be favored by the royal family and the nobility, and soon became both Sweden's foremost spiritual center and the country's largest land holders. The Abbey was created a hospital and retirement home, from at least 1401. Vadstena Abbey had an international significance as the motherhouse for other abbeys of the Bridgettine Order of throughout Europe. The graves of the Queen Philippa of England, and of Catherine of Bjurum, the Queen Consort of King Charles VIII of Sweden, are located here.

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Admission fees

  • Adults: 80 SEK
  • Youths 8-17 years old: 40 SEK
  • Children under 7 years old: free

Group Guided Tours: About The Museum

For Pre-Order groups available guided tours in English. Maximum 30 visitors to one group. Duration: .

During normal opening hours: 60 SEK per each visitor and 1000 SEK for the guide.

Outside normal opening hours: 60 SEK per each visitor and 1200 SEK for the guide.

Group Guided Tours: About The Museum and the Church of Abbey

For Pre-Order groups available guided tours in English. Maximum 30 visitors to one group. Duration: .

During normal opening hours: 60 SEK per each visitor and 1600 SEK for the guide.

Outside normal opening hours: 60 SEK per each visitor and 1800 SEK for the guide.

Group Guided Tours: About The Museum and the Gardens

For Pre-Order groups available guided tours in English. Maximum 30 visitors to one group. Duration: .

During normal opening hours: 60 SEK per each visitor and 1600 SEK for the guide.

Outside normal opening hours: 60 SEK per each visitor and 1800 SEK for the guide.

Address

  • Visit to Vadstena Abbey
  • Myntbacken 2
  • SE-592 30
  • Vadstena
  • Östergötland County
  • Sweden

Geo coordinates

  • Latitude: 58.4508051
  • Longitude: 14.8913536

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