Exploring Östergötland

Östergötland, or East Gothland, is situated in south-eastern Sweden along the shores of the Baltic Sea. The province has around 440.000 inhabitants and the whole province is today a part of the county of Östergötland.

The area boasts a long and interesting history. One of its most famous citizens might well have been the Viking Beowulf, the hero of the Geats. The region kept its own laws, the Östgötalagen, into the Middle Ages. It was also an important religious center after Christianity came to Sweden. The most important cities in modern times are Linköping and Norrköping.

Largest City: Linköping
Province Flower: “Blåklint”, cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)
Province Animal: Mute swan

Places to Explore in Östergötland

Exploring Sweden, Berg, Östergötland
Berg
Björsäter, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Björsäter – Coming Soon
Exploring Sweden, Borensberg, Östergötland
Borensberg

Brunneby

Börrum, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Börrum – Coming Soon
Finspång, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Finspång – Coming Soon
Gusum, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Gusum – Coming Soon
Hällestad, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Hällestad – Coming Soon
Kvarsebo, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Kvarsebo – Coming Soon
Lakvik, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Lakvik – Coming Soon
Linköping, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Linköping
Exploring Sweden, Ljungsbro, Östergötland
Ljungsbro
Mogata, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Mogata – Coming Soon
Exploring Sweden, Motala, Östergötland
Motala
Exploring Sweden, Norrköping, Östergötland
Norrköping
Risinge, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Risinge – Coming Soon
Skenäs, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Skenäs – Coming Soon
Sonstorps Bruk, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Sonstorps Bruk – Coming Soon
Stegeborg, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Stegeborg – Coming Soon
Söderköping, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Söderköping
Exploring Sweden, Vadstena, Östergötland
Vadstena
Valdemarsvik, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Valdemarsvik – Coming Soon
Åtvidaberg, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Åtvidaberg – Coming Soon
Örtomta, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Örtomta – Coming Soon
Östra Husby, Östergötland, Exploring Sweden
Östra Husby – Coming Soon

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