Varberg Fortress

Swedish: Varbergs fästning

Visit to the tourist attraction of Sweden - Varberg Fortress: was built in the late 13th century and was expanded in the late 1500s and early 1600s into a strong fortress, one of the most modern in northern Europe. The fortress was an important battlefield, that was taken once by each side, during the Northern Seven Years' War.

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At the end of the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th century, during the reign of the Christian IV of Denmark, was great rebuild of the fortress, to the star forttress or bastion fortress - one of northern Europe's most modern fortifications. It is currently the fortress used as a museum which permanent exhibit: Bocksten Man with the only complete clothing from the 1300s known to have been worn by a single individual and the button that supposedly killed Charles XII of Sweden.

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Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday: -.

Saturdays and Sundays: -.

Admission fees

  • Adults: 80 SEK
  • Pensioners: 60 SEK
  • Students with International Student Identity Card: 60 SEK
  • Visitors under 19 years: free

Address & Geo coordinates

  • Visit to Varberg Fortress
  • SE-432 44
  • Varberg
  • Halland County
  • Sweden

Latitude: 57.1061364

Longitude: 12.240395