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Ölandsbron near Kalmar

Volvo Photo Locations Part 50 The Ölandsbron is a road bridge connecting Kalmar on mainland Sweden to Färjestaden on the island of Öland to its east. At 6,072 meters (19,921 ft) long, it is one of the longest in Europe. It is supported by 156 pillars, and has a characteristic hump at its western end […]

Kalmar Slott in Kalmar

Volvo Photo Locations Part 14 Kalmar Castle (Swedish: Kalmar slott) is a castle in Kalmar, the province of Småland in Sweden. The history of Kalmar Slott stretches back over 800 years. During the 12th century a defense tower was erected to protect against pirates and other sea-faring enemies. A harbour was constructed and in the […]