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Old 09-16-2015, 01:25 AM
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I think they might publish some photos at their Facebook.
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Old 09-19-2015, 03:05 AM
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Here is a TV-program from german TV "Öland - Schwedens königliche Insel" (Öland - Sweden's Royal Island).
It has two clips from Solliden
04.20-09.00 the park is shown, the chief gardener is interviewed, the king is also interviewed shortly
39.42- to the end, Victoria's birthday celebration
Öland - Schwedens königliche Insel _ NDR.de - Fernsehen - Sendungen A-Z - Mare TV
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Old 09-19-2015, 03:51 PM
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Here is a TV-program from german TV "Öland - Schwedens königliche Insel" (Öland - Sweden's Royal Island).
It has two clips from Solliden
04.20-09.00 the park is shown, the chief gardener is interviewed, the king is also interviewed shortly
39.42- to the end, Victoria's birthday celebration
Öland - Schwedens königliche Insel _ NDR.de - Fernsehen - Sendungen A-Z - Mare TV
So many thanks for this, LadyFinn! I am loving it.
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Old 09-25-2015, 10:43 AM
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Harvest celebration in Solliden, the Palace park is open from Thursday to Sunday. You can buy potatoes, carrots, apples ... and have a nice cup of coffee at Kaffetorpet.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...04082156424339
Sunset on Thursday evening.
https://scontent-ams2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...a6&oe=5690DB3C
Today there was a special guided tour with gardener Eva who told about Autumn Work at Solliden.
https://scontent-ams2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...96&oe=569A21BF
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Old 10-12-2015, 12:33 PM
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Aerial photos from Solliden estate, taken on 7th October by photographer Suvad Mrkonjic. The Palace, Kavaljershuset, Victoria's and Daniel's summer house, the boat house and the tennis court.
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Apple picking time in Solliden. They tell at their Facebook, that queen Victoria planted about 2500 fruit trees to Solliden, and today there about 200 of those trees still in Solliden.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...04082156424339

Greenhouses are getting full when flowers are moved inside from the park.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...04082156424339

Autumn in Solliden, photo gallery from Palace's Facebook.
Sollidens slott - Höst på Solliden.
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Old 10-15-2015, 11:16 PM
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Thank you for the updates, LadyFlinn. I love them.
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Old 11-01-2015, 08:55 AM
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Do those apples go to Royal kitchens and/or get sold to visitors ?
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Old 11-01-2015, 10:54 AM
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Autumn in Solliden, photo gallery from Palace's Facebook.
Sollidens slott - Höst på Solliden.
Lovely!
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Old 11-01-2015, 12:58 PM
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Do those apples go to Royal kitchens and/or get sold to visitors ?
According to the text at the photos they make äppelmust (a non-alcoholic cider) of the apples. That is sold at Kaffetorpet (Cottage Café) in Solliden.
Food & coffee _ Sollidens Slott
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Old 12-04-2015, 04:31 AM
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From the Facebook of Solliden Palace:
At the private parts of Solliden, there are about 40 fallow deers.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...04082156424339

Solliden's old gate to Alvaret against the autumn sky.
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...01&oe=56E3833D
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Old 01-04-2016, 10:44 AM
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Now it is winter also in Solliden, finally there is some snow. Photos from the Palace Facebook:
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...b2&oe=5712377F
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...f4&oe=56FC0677
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Do they hunt the fallow deer?
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Do they hunt the fallow deer?
Deer is hunted in Sweden only during certain time frames. Most common deer is the roe deer. The fallow deer is not as common.
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Old 01-04-2016, 09:43 PM
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Now it is winter also in Solliden, finally there is some snow. Photos from the Palace Facebook:
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...b2&oe=5712377F
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...f4&oe=56FC0677
Very austere. I recall those kind of days well.
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Old 03-04-2016, 02:07 AM
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Spring is already coming to Solliden, first hepaticas were found yesterday:
https://www.facebook.com/40408215642...type=3&theater

The park will be open for the public from 16th May until 15th September
https://www.facebook.com/40408215642...type=3&theater
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Old 03-12-2016, 03:42 AM
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Photo from Solliden, taken from the playhouse of the Haga Princesses
https://www.facebook.com/40408215642...type=3&theater
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Old 03-26-2016, 12:52 PM
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Easter in Solliden, from the Facebook of Solliden Palace
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...41&oe=5780AAE6
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...6a&oe=57955151
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Old 04-06-2016, 08:38 AM
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From the Facebook of Solliden Palace:
Today, about 2,000 pansies have been planted in front of the palace. Now it's really not far to the opening on 16/5.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...04082156424339

Photos from the park on Monday
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...04082156424339

And last week
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...04082156424339
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Old 04-09-2016, 05:11 AM
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Solliden Palace launched on Thursday a new website:
Sollidens Slott

There is also some information in english and german.

At "vanliga frågor" (common questions) they answer to many questions regarding the Palace and visiting the park, such as:
Is the King at home today?
We lift a royal flag in front of the Palace when the King or the Crown Princess is in Solliden.
Can you take photos in the park?
Yes, please do! Please use #sollidensslott on Instagram if you have a smartphone or tablet.
Can you see the Palace from the inside?
No, because Solliden Palace is a private residence, it is not possible.
Can you see the Crown Princess Couple's new house?
No, it is located at a private part of Solliden.
Why do you close the gates earlier than the appointed time?
To walk around the park takes about 45 minutes. We close the entrance one hour before closing so that everyone will get out of the park before we lock for the day.
Sollidens Slott _ Besök Vanliga frågor
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Old 04-15-2016, 05:27 AM
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Spring in Solliden
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...04082156424339
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