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Torpa Stenhus Castle

Swedish: Torpa stenhus

Visit to the tourist attraction of Sweden - Torpa Stenhus Castle: one of Sweden's best-preserved medieval fortified castles and is a castle from the 14th century, which has been the seat of the Stenbock noble family.

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The first stone house, as stronghold, was built around 1470 by Privy Council Arvid Knutsson, for defense against the Danes. Reconstruction and remodeling of the stronghold was made during the 1500s and 1600s. The Knight's Hall (swedish: Riddarsalen) has a well-preserved renaissance interior and the castle chapel, decorated in the late 1600s, is in baroque style. Torpa Castle was the residence of Katarina Stenbock, third wife of Gustav Vasa.

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Opening hours: -

Saturday and Sunday: -.

Admission fees

  • Adults: 80 SEK
  • Family: 2 adults and 2 children: 200 SEK
  • Childrens 7-16 years: 40 SEK
  • Childrens under 7 years: free

Guided tours in English

Start of Tours at , during opening hours.

Group Guided Tours

The castle open all year round for groups. Groups of minimum 15 visitors are welcome to booking a private tour of the castle in English or German.

During opening hours: 700 SEK - per one group plus admission fees per every visitor: 70 SEK.

Evening - after 17:00: 700 SEK - per one group plus admission fees per every visitor: 100 SEK.

Address & Geo coordinates

  • Visit to Torpa Stenhus Castle
  • SE-514 52
  • Länghem
  • Västra Götaland County
  • Sweden

Latitude: 57.6499824

Longitude: 13.2793521

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