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Old Town Gavle

Gavle, Sweden
+46 26 17 71 17
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Nice little walk

This small area in Gävle with old treehouses and narrow alleys makes for a nice walk, small stores... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mathias S
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Old town

Old town by Swedish standards, quaint but really nothing much out of the ordinary. Worth a look... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ntscand
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Gavle, Sweden
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“Nice little walk”
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Gavle, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This small area in Gävle with old treehouses and narrow alleys makes for a nice walk, small stores and cafės.

Thank Mathias S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Old town by Swedish standards, quaint but really nothing much out of the ordinary. Worth a look, just don't expect too nuch

Thank ntscand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful traditional architecture, well maintained buildings. It's not very large, but in the middle of a day in July we were the only people strolling the streets there, apart from a postman.

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed the walk along with my friend in the old town of Gavle it was Memorable View, quite clean memorable place to visit

Thank mishrarohit9
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice old town of Gävle, definitely worth visiting when in town. Situated immediately close to the centre of town and close to the river.

Thank Skodoktorn
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews I had to visit this part of town. It was a rainy Sunday morning and the streets were empty. Great to shoot nice pictures of the lovely streets and houses. You only need half an hour to walk around, but well...More

Thank Duivenaartje
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I liked walking these cosy streets with small vintage houses along. It made me feel like in a movie of the 70s. Area of the old town is not big so don't plan much time for it.

Thank Ondska
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Spared about 1.5 hours for the walk along the canal and it was worth it. Don't miss the view from Gammelbron (The Old Bridge) and the church nearby. A short visit to the old village behind Länsmuseet (closed until 2017) is also a highlight.

Thank Aurora_TV
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Very nice old town, even if it is too small. Take a stroll along the narrow streets and lovely wooden houses, then walk along the river.

1  Thank Ana L
Reviewed 6 January 2016

great place to go for a short walk around the old city. very pictures especaily on a sunny day. recomend to see the second hand shops.

Thank Joe F
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