The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 01-31-2003, 03:29 PM
Josefine's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: , Sweden
Posts: 9,141
Solliden Palace, Öland

Solliden Palace


Solliden, an Italian-style white palace, was built by Queen Victoria of Sweden in 1903 and completed in 1906, and is still used as a summer residence by the Swedish Royal Family.
Solliden Palace is located on the island of Öland, in southern Sweden.
There is a tradition of passing the Palace down through the senior royals/monarchs of the country, while still allowing use of the Palace to other members of the Royal Family.

__________________

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-31-2003, 03:32 PM
Josefine's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: , Sweden
Posts: 9,141
Solliden Palace





Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	1.jpg
Views:	163
Size:	25.5 KB
ID:	266946   Click image for larger version

Name:	2.jpg
Views:	161
Size:	30.2 KB
ID:	266947   Click image for larger version

Name:	1.jpg
Views:	298
Size:	35.7 KB
ID:	266948  
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-08-2003, 05:47 PM
Josefine's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: , Sweden
Posts: 9,141
Solliden Castle

http://alloverpress.dk

http://alloverpress.dk
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	a.jpg
Views:	132
Size:	74.7 KB
ID:	266949   Click image for larger version

Name:	a.jpg
Views:	158
Size:	74.9 KB
ID:	266950  
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-09-2003, 02:33 PM
Josefine's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: , Sweden
Posts: 9,141
so who has visit Solliden?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-14-2003, 02:24 AM
Josefine's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: , Sweden
Posts: 9,141
colourpress.com

the sea-pavillon at the summer residence
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	a.jpg
Views:	247
Size:	34.6 KB
ID:	266951   Click image for larger version

Name:	a.jpg
Views:	234
Size:	30.0 KB
ID:	266954   Click image for larger version

Name:	a.jpg
Views:	186
Size:	39.8 KB
ID:	266955  
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-14-2003, 02:25 AM
Josefine's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: , Sweden
Posts: 9,141
colourpress.com
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	a.jpg
Views:	194
Size:	48.8 KB
ID:	266952   Click image for larger version

Name:	a.jpg
Views:	165
Size:	30.3 KB
ID:	266953   Click image for larger version

Name:	a.jpg
Views:	160
Size:	31.1 KB
ID:	266956  
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-14-2003, 06:07 AM
Yennie's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Posts: 2,601
Quote:
so who has visit Solliden?
I have! Very nice place. I can see why the rf like it! The park is wonderful!
Thanks for posting the pics of the sea-pavillon, I´ve never seen it from the air before
__________________
Life is like a box of chocolates... you'll never know what you're gonna get
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 08-07-2003, 02:26 PM
Yennie's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Posts: 2,601
I visited Solliden yesterday. It was a beautiful park.. as usual =)
And this years show about King Carl Gustafs 30 years as king of Sweden was very interesting. Many never before seen pictures and fun items. Worth seeing!

Unfortunately I missed the royals by minutes =( It would have been nice to see them..
but other than that it was a great day!
__________________
Life is like a box of chocolates... you'll never know what you're gonna get
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 08-08-2003, 01:53 PM
Gita's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: ., United Kingdom
Posts: 773
Hi Yennie! Which members of the royal Family are at Solliden at the moment? :flower:
__________________
Where does ones childhood go? Gita.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 08-08-2003, 03:09 PM
Yennie's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Posts: 2,601
I´m not sure.. I think the royal couple are in St Maxime and someone on this board saw Princess Madeleine in Stockholm a few days ago.. so maybe Carl Philip and Victoria?

EDIT: Victoria, Carl Philip and Madeleine are all in Sweden at the moment and they attended their friend Andreas wedding on saturday the 9th of august.
__________________
Life is like a box of chocolates... you'll never know what you're gonna get
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 08-08-2003, 03:15 PM
Yennie's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Posts: 2,601
Here´s some of my pictures of Solliden
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	1.jpg
Views:	135
Size:	59.6 KB
ID:	266957   Click image for larger version

Name:	2.jpg
Views:	121
Size:	49.8 KB
ID:	266958   Click image for larger version

Name:	3.jpg
Views:	121
Size:	120.4 KB
ID:	266959   Click image for larger version

Name:	7.jpg
Views:	121
Size:	64.6 KB
ID:	266960  

Click image for larger version

Name:	5.jpg
Views:	127
Size:	64.9 KB
ID:	266961  
__________________
Life is like a box of chocolates... you'll never know what you're gonna get
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 09-16-2003, 05:40 AM
Yennie's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Posts: 2,601
Quote:
Also: how come the Norwegian royal family has about an equal number of approximately 3 to 4 private and official residences each, and the Swedish royal family - being in a larger country and supposedly richer - makes do with only one private residence
The royal family has one more cottage, in Tärnaby I think. And king Carl Gustaf owns Solliden on Öland aswell.
But all the other palaces, like Drottningholm, is owned by the state.
__________________
Life is like a box of chocolates... you'll never know what you're gonna get
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 09-16-2003, 10:59 AM
hrhcp's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 1,939
Thank you for correcting me on the ownership of Solliden. And what is the correct spelling "Solliden" or "Soliden"?
__________________
"Every decision is right for its time."
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 09-26-2003, 10:47 AM
Yennie's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Posts: 2,601
It´s amazing... very "summerish" =)
I can understand why the royal family loves Solliden so much
__________________
Life is like a box of chocolates... you'll never know what you're gonna get
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 09-26-2003, 11:38 AM
hrhcp's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 1,939
Yennie,
very nice pictures.

any idea what the inside looks like?

Haakon2

ps: I think even the broom closet would be nice to stay in.
__________________
"Every decision is right for its time."
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 09-26-2003, 02:00 PM
Yennie's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Posts: 2,601
Very few pictures of Solliden from the inside has been released. I´ve only seen two of them. I´ve seen a picture of the dining room and one of the main hall...
I know that the house has an "english style". Its very dark and "woody" (can´t remember the word in english&#33
Its all designed by Queen Victoria in the early 1900´s
__________________
Life is like a box of chocolates... you'll never know what you're gonna get
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 04-19-2004, 10:31 AM
Josefine's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: , Sweden
Posts: 9,141
will solliden be given to Victoria or also to Carl Philip and Madeleine?
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 04-19-2004, 11:10 AM
Yennie's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Posts: 2,601
I think it will go to Victoria, since its tradition that the monarch(?&#33 lives there.
Just like the King owns it today instead of his older sisters
__________________
Life is like a box of chocolates... you'll never know what you're gonna get
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 04-20-2004, 01:53 PM
Lena's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Mandø, Denmark
Posts: 3,884
I wonder, if Solliden is registered in the land charge register as "castle"??...to me it looks more like a big country house or a Villa...
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 04-20-2004, 03:09 PM
Yennie's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Skåne, Sweden
Posts: 2,601
I agree. But the "officiall" name is Sollidens slott (Solliden castle/palace)
But maybe it would be more right to call it a mansion or something like that...
__________________

__________________
Life is like a box of chocolates... you'll never know what you're gonna get
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
palaces, residences, summer holidays, sweden, swedish royal history


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Winter Home in the Mountains and the Summer Home by the Sea KikkiB Norwegian Royal Residences 114 02-19-2014 01:57 AM
World Economic Forum on the Middle East in Jordan: 2003-2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 & 2013 micas Royal House of Jordan 154 09-17-2013 07:34 AM
Pavillion Welgelegen, Haarlem Marengo Dutch Royal Residences 6 04-17-2009 07:55 AM
Illegal Polish & French Workers Repairing the Royal Palace in Brussels? Marengo Belgian Royal Residences 2 06-28-2008 05:19 PM
November 2005 Newsletter: Featuring Buckingham Palace & King Juan Carlos of Spain GrandDuchess Picture of the Month, Special Features, Blogs & Articles 20 10-27-2005 02:41 PM




Additional Links
Popular Tags
abdication birth birthday bourbon-parma camilla charlene chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess letizia crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria danish royals dutch royal history engagement fashion genealogy grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri habsburg hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume hohenzollern infanta elena king abdullah king abdullah ii king albert ii king carl xvi gustav king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander picture thread pom pregnancy prince albert prince albert ii prince constantijn prince felipe prince felix prince frederik prince henrik prince joachim prince maurits princess princess alexia (2005 -) princess ariane princess beatrix princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess haya princess laurentien princess letizia princess mabel princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess maxima queen elizabeth ii queen mathilde queen maxima queen rania queen silvia queen sofia royal russia state visit wedding willem-alexander william


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:05 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]