Naturereserves

As a green oasis between the “Alvar” and arable land lies Albrunna lund (grove). Here you can enjoy the rich birdlife and flora.


Location: Southern Öland

Beijershamn-Naturreservat

Beijershamn is, together with Ottenby, one of Ölands best and most well known bird habitats.


Location: Southern Öland

Bjarby-&-Lilla-Dalby-Alvar

Lilla Dalby and Bjärby alvar is varied with wetlands, wooded ridges and open rocky Alvar (moor).


Location: Southern Öland

bödakusten-östra-Naturreservat

One of Sweden’s largest areas of sand dunes is located to the west and to the north of Böda Bay, and the largest dune in the area, Bölinge backe, is about 10 metres high


Location: Northern Öland

byrums-raukar-presentation

At Byrum you find Öland's most famous and best shaped rauk area.


Location: Northern Öland

dröstorp-Naturreservat

The Dröstorp Nature Reserve welcomes visitors to the topographically most varied parts of the Stora Alvar area of limestone, which features a very rich flora and fauna


Location: Southern Öland

eckelsudde-naturreservat

Along with Beijershamn, Eckelsudde is a prime location along Öland’s west coast for resting and migrating birds


Location: Southern Öland

gynge-möckelmossen-naturreservat

Anyone who travels along the classic route between Resmo and Stenåsa will encounter a magnificent limestone alvar landscape.


Location: Southern Öland

halltorp-naturreservat

Halltorp Nature Reserve hosts one of northern Europe's most valuable hardwood forests and the area has one of the country's richest selections of species


Location: Central Öland

Högenäs-Orde-Naturreservat

Few places are as lovely as Högenäs orde. From the beacon on the ridge there is a magnificent view of the glittering Baltic Sea.


Location: Northern Öland

Horns-Kungsgård-Naturreservat

Horns kungsgård can be said to sum up much of Öland's natural beauty and uniqueness. Most of Öland’s various habitats are represented here.


Location: Northern Öland

Hulterstad-Alvar-Naturreservat

Hulterstad alvar is an open and beautiful area of limestone where hoary rock-roses bloom in June and biting stonecrop lights up the expansive gravel alvar areas later in the summer


Location: Southern Öland

Jordtorpsåsen Naturreservat

Few places on Öland can compete with Jordtorpsåsen in terms of varied scenery offering recreational opportunities and great excursions.


Location: Central Öland

Karum Naturreservat

Karum in central Öland is a unique agricultural landscape with traces from many different periods going back to the Iron Age.


Location: Central Öland

knisa-mosse-Naturreservat

Knisa mosse (Shallow calcareous lake) is one of Öland’s few un-drained wetlands.


Location: Northern Öland

Lilla Horns Löväng

Lilla Horns löväng is a wooded hay meadow and is one of Öland's few remaining real meadows.


Location: Northern Öland

lindreservatet-Naturreservat

Lindreservatet is one of Öland's finest nature reserves. It features hardwood forests, pine forests, open pastures, limestone alvar, marshes and vegetation-rich hay meadows.


Location: Northern Öland

naturum-presentation

Here, in cooperation with the Swedish Ornithological Society (Ottenby Bird Observatory) a unique exhibition about birds and nature on Öland has been created.


Location: Southern Öland

neptuni-åkrar-Naturreservat

Linnaeus provided the name Neptuni åkrar, and tourists and locals alike flock here when viper's-bugloss is flowering against the grey-white limestone


Location: Northern Öland

ottenby naturreservat

Sweden's most visited area of nature and the country’s most internationally renowned location for migratory birds. Walking trails, a bird museum, a visitor centre and the lighthouse Långe Jan (Tall Jan).


Location: Southern Öland

petgärde-Naturreservat

One of Öland’s wetlands, where birds such as Montagu's harrier, western marsh harrier, red-necked grebe, water rail, spotted crake and common snipe breed


Location: Northern Öland

rönnerum-abbantorp-Naturreservat

Located in the heart of Mittland (Midland) forest and consisting of various deciduous forests. The Rönnerum fornby (ancient village) is situated in the middle of the area.


Location: Central Öland

A glimpse of paradise! This provides the very best a wooded meadow on Öland can offer!


Location: Northern Öland

södviks-sjömarker-Naturreservat

Some of the county’s most beautiful and most valuable coastal meadows, created by millennia of grazing, are located along the shores of Södvik bay.


Location: Northern Öland

solberga-alvar-Naturreservat

The hoary rock-rose blooms plentifully on the weathered limestone bedrock and there are a number of Iron Age burial sites in the area


Location: Southern Öland

stormaren-naturreservat

Stormaren, the deepest of the alvar lakes, is a bird sanctuary where several seabird species breed.


Location: Southern Öland

Bödakusten Västra

Here you can walk in the kingdom of windswept old pines, experience the mighty dunes and caress soft pebbles.


Location: Northern Öland

trollskogen-presentation

Trollskogen is situated at the tip of Öland's north-eastern cape and is an old coniferous forest that has been given a distinct character as a result of cattle grazing


Location: Northern Öland

vickleby-ädellövskog

Here rode Linnaeus in the 18th century and thought it was "The most beautiful grove you've ever seen."


Location: Southern Öland

vickleby-alvar

On Vickleby Alvar one can experience the splendour of Öland’s orchids and the Resmo Zone with its underground streams


Location: Southern Öland