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Old 01-31-2003, 03:29 PM
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Solliden Palace, Öland

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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.

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Old 01-31-2003, 03:32 PM
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Old 07-09-2003, 02:33 PM
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so who has visit Solliden?
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Old 07-14-2003, 02:24 AM
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Old 07-14-2003, 06:07 AM
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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
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Old 08-07-2003, 02:26 PM
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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!
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Old 08-08-2003, 01:53 PM
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Hi Yennie! Which members of the royal Family are at Solliden at the moment? :flower:
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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.
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Here´s some of my pictures of Solliden
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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.
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Thank you for correcting me on the ownership of Solliden. And what is the correct spelling "Solliden" or "Soliden"?
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It´s amazing... very "summerish" =)
I can understand why the royal family loves Solliden so much
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Yennie,
very nice pictures.

any idea what the inside looks like?

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ps: I think even the broom closet would be nice to stay in.
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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
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will solliden be given to Victoria or also to Carl Philip and Madeleine?
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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
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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...
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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...
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