Brändö offers a unique opportunity to familiarise yourself with the most ancient history of the Earth’s crust. See traces of the recent effects of ice that have created the landscape we see today. Source: Urberg och istid (Urberg and the ice age), 1997.


Geological attractions on the island of Brändö


Hullberga – caves

Åva ferry terminal – ancient rock formations

Nottholm – Ängskär fjord

Nötöudden – Åva granite

Hotell Gullvivan – erratic block

Skiftet – a fault cleft

Prästklobb – diabase walkways

Gäddören – rundels and glacial rocks

Langholm – limestone

Hundskär – ancient sea bed

Gunnarsten – ancient beaches