Travel information and conference location
Welcome to DHA41 on Gotland, in the Baltic sea, situated roughly 60 miles off the coast of southern mainland Sweden. The conference takes place in the hanseatic town Visby, at the Swedish National Heritage Board, which is a 10-20 minutes walk from most places in the old town. The conference and workshops will take part in the same building at the address:
- Artillerigatan 33A in Visby (see map, Riksantikvarieämbetet)
- Read more about the Heritage Laboratory where the workshops take place.
How to get to Visby
The habour is directly west of the old town. Most hotels will be within walking distance. Ferries from Nynäshamn and Oskarshamn take approximately 3 hours.
Link to Destination Gotland
Nynäshamn is the port closest to Stockholm, shuttle bus from Stockholm to the port can be booked together with the ferry tickets. The shuttle bus departs from Stockholm Cityterminalen, 90 min before the ferry departure.
There is also an overnight ferry from Rostock in Germany direct to Visby.
Link to Hansa Destination
The airport is 4 km from central Visby. Flights to Visby usually depart from Stockholm (airports Arlanda or Bromma) and take approximately 40 min. Some other destinations also offer direct flights to Visby.
Link to flights
Taxis or buses in Visby
There are buses between the airport and Visby center see; usually a taxi is the easier option.
Link to time table airport shuttle Visby
Visby is a busy tourist destination in the summertime with many hotels and other accommodation. October outside of the high season and there should be no shortage of rooms. We do not have any particular deals with hotels for this conference. The conference location is a 10-20 minutes walk from most places in the old town, or 30 minutes from the harbour.
Link to Tourist information Gotland listing some accommodation, there are of course even other options.
Read more about Visby on the Swedish island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea at the Tourist information: