The motherhouse of the Bridgettine Order. Vadstena Abbey founded in 1346 by Saint Bridget with the assistance of King Magnus IV of Sweden and his Queen Blanche of Namur. Saint Bridget's daughter Abbess Catherine arrived here in 1347 with the sacred relics of her mother. Vadstena klosterkyrka.JPG

The motherhouse of the Bridgettine Order. Vadstena Abbey founded in 1346 by Saint Bridget with the assistance of King Magnus IV of Sweden and his Queen Blanche of Namur. Saint Bridget's daughter Abbess Catherine arrived here in 1347 with the sacred relics of her mother. Vadstena klosterkyrka.JPG

Vadstena Castle

Vadstena Castle

Vadstena Castle, a photo by SpatzMe on Flickr. A visit to the castle at sunset while staying in Vadstena, Sweden - there was a rock concert happening in the inner court so we couldn't see more. A great sight nonetheless!

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