[ ports index ]

Alexandru Babos Albabos
CC BY 3.0
Visby port information

Per Enström refer

Visby is a locality and the seat of Gotland Municipality in Gotland County, on the island of Gotland, Sweden with 23,880 inhabitants, as of 2014.  Visby is also the Episcopal See for the Diocese of Visby.  The Hanseatic city of Visby is arguably the best-preserved medieval city in Scandinavia and since 1995, it is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.  Among the most notable historical remains are the 2.1 miles long town wall that encircles the town center, and a number of church ruins.  Visby is a popular vacation destination for Scandinavians during the summer and receives thousands of tourists every year.  It is by far the most populated locality outside the Swedish mainland.  The University of Gotland is in Visby, and since 1 July 2013, it is a department of Uppsala University under the name Uppsala university - Campus Gotland.  Visby is also the sole county seat in Sweden only accessible by boat and air.

link description
maps.google.co.uk/ Visby
www.whatsinport.com Visby
cruiseportwiki.com The port of Visby
www.gotland.se/portofvisby The port of Visby
www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ Things to Do in Visby
www.gotland.net/ Gotland Tourist Information Centre
gotland.com Gotland visitors guide
Triposo Gotland
Triposo Visby

[ top ]