Ramdala, Blekinge, Exploring Sweden

Ramdala, Blekinge – Exploring Sweden

Ramdala is a small locality in the province of Blekinge in southern Sweden. The area is a part of Karlskrona Municipality and its around 270 inhabitants have their homes along the E22 a few kilometers to the east of the city of Karlskrona.

A Short History of Ramdala

Ramdala was once the central settlement of the local parish, a parish that has its origins in the Middle Ages. The church was built already in the 12th century and has since been at the center of the settlement. The parish was during the reforms of 1862 split between the local government of Ramdala Municipality and the church of the local congregation. While the locality today has around 270 inhabitants, the area of the former parish has around 2.800 inhabitants.

Things to Do and See

Welcome to the Swedish countryside and a place with a lot of fields. The Baltic Sea is near, only a few kilometers to the south, and many of the towns in Blekinge are within reach along the E22.

Ramdala Church

The local parish church has a history going back to the 12th century and the Middle Ages. It is considered a defensive church, a building that is almost like a fortress to protect the local inhabitants. It had originally two towers, but the second one is believed to have been demolished in the 16th century.

How to Get to Ramdala

  • Flights: The closest airport is Ronneby Airport (RNB) 39 kilometers away. The airport has a few domestic routes as well as seasonal charter flights.
  • Car: Ramdala is along road E22 to the east of Karlskrona.
  • Bus: Buses from Blekingetrafiken connect Ramdala with the surrounding region.

The driving distance from 5 major Swedish cities, according to Google Maps:

  • Stockholm – 483 kilometers (5 h 22 min)
  • Gothenburg – 339 kilometers (4 h 13 min)
  • Malmö – 208 kilometers (2 h 17 min)
  • Linköping – 296 kilometers (3 h 47 min)
  • Kiruna – 1713 kilometers (19 h 17 min)

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