Off the Beaten Path in Denmark: History and Nature in the Ertholmene Archipelago – Scandinavian Travel Article

Off the Beaten Path in Denmark: History and Nature in the Ertholmene Archipelago Far out in the Baltic, 171 kilometers (106 miles) from Copenhagen, lies the Ertholmene Archipelago, Denmark’s most remote islands. More commonly called Christiansø, after the largest island, the archipelago has been administered by the Danish Ministry of Defense since 1684, when King Christian V had a naval fortress built here during a period of conflict between Denmark and Sweden. The original fortress consisted of the two towers and…

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Bird’s-Eye Views of Stockholm: Where to Go to See the City from Above – Scandinavian Travel Article

Bird’s-Eye Views of Stockholm: Where to Go to See the City from Above Built on 14 islands at the junction of the Baltic Sea and Lake Mälaren, Stockholm is beautiful no matter how you look at it, but one of the best ways to get a feel for the city’s intricate maze of islands and waterways is to head to one of the many places where you can look down on Stockholm from above. Here are some of the best…

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