Mysiga Mönsterås ligger endast ett par kilometer från campingen på Oknö. Med sitt vackra läge vid vattnet och närheten till naturen är Mönsterås en avkopplande och mysig utflykt hela sommarhalvåret. Här finns mängder av vackra insjöar, åar och närheten till Kalmarsund. I området runt Mönsterås finns spännande historia att upptäcka, Klosterruinerna i Kronobäck och mysiga Pataholms köping är väl värda ett besök. På vandringslederna runt orten finns flera mysiga gårdar och sevärdheter.
Kalmar is about 50 kilometers from the campsite offering loads of attractions like Kalmar Castle. The history of this legendary castle goes back 800 years. For a long time, Kalmar Castle was an important fortification. Kalmar Castle is a symbol for Kalmar. The castle’s history features international politics, court intrigues, fiery sieges and fierce battles. Today the castle is vibrant and lively place where many people visit.
Kalmar Castle was given its current design during the 16th century, when the Vasa kings Gustav, Erik XIV and Johan III rebuilt the medieval castle and made it into a Renaissance palace. The first tower was raised in 1180 and the castle is the best preserved Nordic Renaissance castle. So take a guided tour and get to know the castle next time you visit the east coast of Sweden.
Website: Kalmar Slott
Pataholm is a small coastal village which was an important trading center for Kalmar’s citizens. In the 18th century Pataholm was the largest market town along this coast and played an important role in coastal trade. A visit to Pataholm will take you back in time to the early century.
Photo: Mönsterås turism
Mönsterås is just 4 km away from the campsite with restaurants and shopping.
Website: Visit Mönsterås
Photo: Olle Olsson/ Mönsterås turism
Just south of Monsteras, lie the ruins of a medieval cloister church that was built in the late 15th century. The cloister church was used as a hospital and later in the late 15th century as a monastery for the monks of the Johaninit order. This Cloister Church in Kronoback is Sweden’s largest hospital church. The monastery is today a popular spot for visitors which hosts events such as the medieval themed events, markets, drama and concerts.
Website: Kronobäck klosterruin