KULLABERG: The rocky southern edge of Sweden

Kullaberg is a a nature reserve located on the Kullen Peninsula in the province of Skåne in southern Sweden. It offers a scenic spot where visitors could gaze and be amazed by the Öresund and the Kattegat, the sea between Denmark Sweden which flows right into the Atlantic Ocean. Designated as an Important Bird Area (IBA) and a Special Protection Area (SPA), it is teeming with plantlife and animal life, and is dominated by steep cliffs and rocky shores. The Kullen Lighthouse on Kulleberg with its 1000-watt electric bulb is considered the brightest in Sweden and the most powerful in Scandinavia.

Welcome to Kullaberg!
Welcome to Kullaberg!

Courtesy of my aunt and uncle who live in the province, I managed to visit this wonderful nature reserve. The views from the cliff were totally breath-taking! It looked totally surreal, and scary at the same time as the big body of water seemed to try to magnetize you towards it.

Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg

We had a little picnic on top, where cold breeze surrounded us. Parking areas were available all over, and there were also a picnic table or two and benches.

Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg
Kullaberg

The Kullen Lighthouse, the most powerful in Scandinavia, is also found on the cliff. It was automated in 1979, 15 meters in height, and designed by the Swedish architect Magnus Dahlander. According to Wikipedia, however, Kullen had had many other lighthouses in past, and in 1577, the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe became the administrator, a position he held until he died in 1601.

The Kullen Lighthouse (Kullen fyr)
The Kullen Lighthouse (Kullen fyr)
The Kullen Lighthouse (Kullen fyr)
The Kullen Lighthouse (Kullen fyr)
A traditional navigation lighting system
A traditional navigation lighting system

Kullaberg is definitely a perfect spot for photo-ops and such! Or just a relaxing haven for soul-searchers and those who are tired physically, mentally and emotionally. Read more about Kullaberg, visiting informationo and such, here: Visit Kullaberg. Cheers! ❤

Kullaberg
Just me @ Kullaberg

 

 

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