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Spread out bunkers in the woods with canons and interesting old equipment buried and attached to the rock. Lots of tools for war spread out along the path to the restaurant.
Intersting to see it up close like that. Excellent views over the east and...More
A well preserved military installation, closed in the 90s after the end of the Cold War. If you like military hardware and history the guided tour is very interesting. The view outside is spectacular (the cannons could fire at ships 30 kilometers away, beyond the...More
A fascinating place from another time... It is not often you can walk about in history like this! This place deep inside a mountain gives you a very vivid picture of what it was like to be a soldier with the task of defending the...More
This is a very interesting piece of the Swedish history. A military underground fort that was in use until the 80s. We took the guided tour, and had an excellent guide, very knowledgable and funny. After the tour which lasts about 1,5 hour take the...More
This was a secret cold war site that is now fully open to the public. Above ground there is a great range of military equipment on display and from the cliff tops, the views from cannon placements outstanding. Not easy to find but if you...More
The fortress Hemsö Fästning have the last years been transfomed to be a site to visit. The Defence Forces have moved out, and the island Hemsön is now available and possible to show to everyone. The fortress was built in the 50th as a barrier...More
This relic of the cold war is mostly underground and full of technology from the 50's and 60's. Many conscripts spent large periods of their military service living in these caverns hewn out of the mountain and proof against most nuclear weapons.
It's surprisingly extensive...More
Looking for something to do around Harnosand? Hemsö Fästning is a very interesting and unusual site. It is a fully reconstructed military post that was developed in the 1950's as a cold war deterrent to attack from the east.
I rode a bike from Harnosand....More