Visby - Gotland
Scenic Town, Iconic Landscapes

Arriving at the port of Visby on the island of Gotland, the impressive cathedral im¬mediately catches your eye, alongside the old town’s stone buildings, surrounded by mighty medieval walls. Majestic merchant’s houses from the 17th and 18th century, and app. 200 stone buildings – some as old as 12th century – compose the old town: Great variety of shops, cafés and restaurants tempting for a promenade among picturesque ruins and charming rose gardens in some of the most idyllic streets imaginable. The island of Gotland is famous for its mild climate and scenic landscapes, perfect for outings.

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Quick facts
Language Swedish.
Distance from pier to city center 200-500 m: Within the Town Wall (5-10 minutes’ walk) or outside at Östercentrum pedestrian area (5 minutes by taxi)
Transportation to/from airport 4 km (10 minutes by taxi)
Currency Swedish krona
Transport to/from city center 200-500 m: Within the Town Wall (5-10 minutes’ walk) or outside at Östercentrum pedestrian area (5 minutes by taxi)
City card Not available
Downloadable map Not available
We have no written berthing policy available
Pier no 7 View port map
Max LOA: 200 meters
Max depth: 7,5 meters
Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Passenger, cargo, bulk traffic
Fenders available (brand and type): VM system
Bollard strength: 25 up to 100 ton
Info on tides: ZERO
Info on wind: Mainly SW
Info on currents: No currents
Restrictions: Max 7,5 m draft, at normal water
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Harbour dues (Currency/GT): 3.55 SEK/GT
Passenger dues (Currency/PAX): 24 SEK/PAX (quay)
All prices are subject to change. Cruise Baltic cannot be held liable for any port fees stated on the website. Please contact port for additional information.
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Free local food samples
Gifts for passengers
Cruise guest national flags
Independent guest reception and help
Local life and events with locals
Signed route from pier to city centre and/or public transport
Tourist information (office or maps) in port area
Free shuttle available
City centre within 1 km from pier
Publicly regulated taxis
Bike rental including map or GPS
Hop on/hop off services in port area
Shopping & Attractions
Shops open on Sundays
Shops offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests
Museums offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests
Shops accept credit card payment with no lower limit
Destination has special offers for crew
Destination collaboration
Local cruise network
Education of tourism partners on the cruise guest
Possiblity for special arrangements and flexibility
Turnaround facilities
Scandic Hotel(s) in city
Cruise-ready hotels
Airport less than one hour drive from port
Airport less than one hour drive from city centre
Free Wi-Fi in airport
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Selected attractions
The Ring Wall: 3.6 km ring wall enveloping the old town, best preserved city wall in northern Europe.
St. Maria Cathedral: Visby’s 12th century cathedral is still a place of worship and a cultural treasure.
Botanical Gardens: One of Sweden’s most beautiful botanical gardens.
Gotlands Museum, (The Historical Museum): Unique picturestones, gold and silver treasures, medieval interiors - 8000 years of history.
Church Ruins : Once the town with the most churches in Sweden, today all but one are ruins, e.g. Nikolai and S:t Karin/Katarina.
Exciting Extras
Fiskargränd (Fishermans Alley) : A beautiful alley covered in roses. Iconic limestone rock formations known as “Raukar”.
Culinary Gotland: Visby has the highest density of restaurants in all of Sweden, all uphold a high standard.
Almedalen: Once the medieval harbour of Visby, now a beautiful park.
Local handicraft : Local artists and craftspeople are amazingly skilled at using materials from Gotland, especially wool.
Högklint : Magnificent view of Visby in the north east and a never-ending horizon.
Varied Shore Excursions
The Medieval Town of Visby: Experience the Hanseatic Town of Visby with its medieval houses, ruins and cobblestone streets. A place where past meets present.
The North of Gotland: The cave at Lummelunda, limestone formations at Lickershamn, a gotlandic church and more. Including a quick tour of Visby.
Along the West Coast: Högklint, the ship barrow of Gnisvärd, a gotlandic church, a fishermans village and more. Including a quick tour of Visby.
Visby by Bike: Explore Visby and its surroundings by bicycle, for example Högklint, Fridhem and Suderbys just south of Visby.
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Port of Visby
Mats Eriksson
Phone + 46 498 26 90 00
Mobile +46 498 26 94 75
Gotland Ports, Färjeleden 2
62 157 Visby Sweden
Gotland Tourism Business Association
Monica Frisk
Operating Manager
Phone: +46 (0)703-36 53 04
Gotlands Besöksnäring AB
Donners Plats 1
621 57 Visby
Port of Visby
Henrik Ahlqvist
Cruise Manager Visby, CMP
Mobile: +46 706 014 085
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