Visby (Gotland)

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Visby
57°38.130'N, 018°16.235'E Chart icon.png
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Visby [ˈviːsbʏ] is a locality and the seat of Gotland Municipality in Gotland County, on the island of Gotland, Sweden with 24,330 inhabitants, as of 2017.

Visby is a UNESCO heritage site and one of the best preserved Hanseatic towns. It was as important commercially in the Middle Ages as Paris or London. Its importance declined due to the devastation of the 18th century wars, so much of the medieval city is preserved.

Charts

See Sweden.

Weather

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Sources for Weather forecasts: See Sweden.

Passages

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Communication

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Also see Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

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Berthing

Visby Harbour

Visby Harbour/wiki/Visby_(Gotland)#Visby_Harbour
Harbour icon Visby Harbour [[Visby (Gotland)#Visby Harbour|Visby Harbour]] 57°38.235'N, 018°17.100'E

Visby harbor is a narrow port in relation to the traffic situation during the summer months. Ferry services, cruise lines, oil tankers and built of a new cruise dock that all leisure boats must pay attention to. It works great because most people observe a good seagoing crew.

The guest mooring are in the northeast part of the inner harbour. Full facilities, water, electricity, laundry, WiFi, fuel. Pump-out. ATM, provisions , and restaurant nearby.

info@visbygasthamn.se; Tel: +46 (498) 215 190; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel XX
Address: Holmen 1, Solbergag. 6, 62145 Visby, Sweden
Hours:
Prices: For the latest prices see Price Listing

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

None.

Anchorages

It may be possible to anchor off outside the harbour. Best to inquire first.

Amenities

Facilities
Water In the harbour
Electricity In the harbour
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry In the harbour
Garbage Bins in the harbour}
Supplies
Fuel In the harbour
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers ?
Services
Repairs ?
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals Near the the harbour (cars, and mopeds)

Provisioning

  • Stores near the harbour

Eating out

  • Restaurants near the harbour

Transportation

  • There are several bus lines going out to the rest of the island, check the timetable before heading out though
  • There are a few sightseeing "trains" - practically a couple of trailers with seats and roofs pulled by a vehicle making tours around the old town with an audio guide playing through the speakers
  • During the summer there are usually plenty of bike rentals, but they can be expensive, if you're staying for a longer period purchasing a used bike might be a cheaper option

Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

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References

See Sweden.

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