To Do At The Fortress!!

If you wish to discover the fortress on your own, you can download the Karlsborg Fortress app. There you will be guided through your mobile in the fortress area. And if you want to get some extra history, come to us at the Karlsborg Fortress Museum.

You download the app on the link;


Area map in PDF format see link;


The Historical Adventure Tour

The Tourist Office in Karlsborg offers many guided tours within the fortress one of them is;

The adventure tour which you can also combine with Karlsborg Fortress Museum in a Kombi ticket. With this ticket you get to know both the rich history that relates to the military history from then to now but also be physically in place in the corridors of the fortress.

The guide tour on the Adventure tour starts with a movie that takes you back in time to the year 1865 and how life on the fortress could have looked then. Then the guide takes you down the dark, underground corridors, where the gunpowder smoke is dense, cannon muddles, floor shakes and rats hiss ...

The tour ends at the museum where you can start a walk in the exhibition that offers the military in original objects and exciting historical stories.

** These tours start again at the end of May and end in september. The museum is open daily all year round, with some deviations **

To book tickets and see prices for the tours go to:

or Karlsborgs Turism: 0505-173 50,


The Combi ticket you can also buy in the entrence at the Fortress Museum.



The fortress has a varied range of coffee and dinner places;

Restaurant Kastanjen

A Military Restaurant that offers a variety of dishes on its buffet menu. Here you eat in a  military environment, with the fortress that surrounds you.

For menu see link below.

You will find the restaurant on Fortress Square located in the middle of Fortress.

Opening Hours:

Must - Thu
06.15 - 17.45 (Lunch 11.15 - 13.30)
06.15 - 16.30 (Lunch 11.15 - 13.30)
Sat - Sun.
By appointment

Other times as desired

Contact details:


Fortification Street 4

546 81 Karlsborg

Phone: 0505-451328



Soldathemmet in Karlsborg

"Queen Victoria's Soldier Home" or as it is today, Karlsborg's Soldathem is beautifully situated next to the cobbled square of Karlsborg Fortress.

Here you will find pastries and light lunch.

You will find Soldahemmet next to Restaurant Kastanjen on Fortress Square located in the middle of Fortress.

Opening Hours:

Mon-Thurs 08.30-18.00

Fri 08.30-15.00

Saturday-Sunday closed

Contact details:

Karlsborg Soldathem
Fortification Street 8


Phone number:
Soldathemmett; +46505-45 13 27