Alvastra is a small village in Ödeshög Municipality in eastern Sweden. It is known for being the seat of the Cistercian Alvastra Abbey in the Middle Ages, established in 1143 by French monks. After the Swedish Lutheran reformation in the 1530s, the monastery was demolished, never to be rebuilt.The Alvastra monastery ruin is today well preserved and popular place to visit.Make Alvastra Monastery a centerpiece of your Odeshog vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Odeshog visit planning site .
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Alvastra Monastery Reviews
Det är en fördel om man har möjlighet att besöka Alvastra under försommare eller sensommaren då det finns möjlighet att få känna sig "ensam" och kunna ge fantasin plats och kunna se och höra det som e... more »It is an advantage if you are able to visit Alvastra under försommare or late summer when it is possible to feel "lonely" and give the imagination site and be able to see and hear that which once existed.
Понравилось место, ухоженные руины. Если почитать историю места, то можно найти еще 2 замка, построенных из остатков этого аббатства. Рекомендую ценителям древних храмов. more »Liked the place well-maintained ruins. If you read the history of the place, you can find more 2 Castle, built from the remains of the Abbey. Recommend to lovers of ancient temples.
The twelfth century abbey is a beauty and definitely worth a visit. I've been there two times already and both times there were couples taking their wedding pictures. I'd say that's because this place... more »
Very nice monastery ruins. Not so frequently you can see that in Sweden. Recommended
Really nice place. It's amazing to see ruins of this very old monastery.
We stumbled across this interesting place. Good for a walk around and some adventure. Free entry and open frok 11 to 17.
Nice ruins of a monastry. Very clean and peacefull. You can still enter in some basements. Pretty garden close to it.
Impressive old site, nice opportunity for a stop on the way.You can buy icecream there and they have a clean toilet, too.
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