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Old Town Gavle

Gavle, Sweden
+46 26 17 71 17
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Lovely wooden houses

It's nice to have a walk by the old part of Gävle and see these beautiful old wooden houses. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Zurich, Switzerland
Small and not best in class

The place is quite pittoresque but very very far from lively and it's small. You can fine tons of... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Lyon, France
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“wooden houses” (4 reviews)
“small area” (2 reviews)
Gavle, Sweden
+46 26 17 71 17
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's nice to have a walk by the old part of Gävle and see these beautiful old wooden houses. It seems most (or all?) of them cannot make any changes both on the outside and inside so they can keep their original charm.

Thank FromZRHwithlove
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The place is quite pittoresque but very very far from lively and it's small. You can fine tons of place like this, but far better, in many places in Scandics.

Thank quintnico
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great place to stroll around and look at all the old houses that survived the big fire. Great cafe during summertime and some museums.

Thank fishgang
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

An old and small part of town with small wooden buildings on narrow cobbled streets. If you can spend much more than ten minutes here you must have done one street twice.

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 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 19 August 2017 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 23 July 2017

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 18 July 2017

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 14 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 24 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
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