Sunday, 24 September 2017

Åland: EUROPA - Kastelholms Slott

Kastelholm Castle (Swedish: Kastelholms slott) is a Swedish-buil medieval castle located in Sund, Åland, Finland, approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of of the capital Mariehamn, overlooking a fjord to the south of the village of Kastelholm. Built in the 14th century, and held in fief during the Middle Ages by various nobles, feudal chiefs, and kings, it had significant period in the 15th and 16th centuries. Today it is an important part of the tourist circuit in Åland.

I'm happy to receive this cover with a matching illustrated postmark from Kastelholm Castle!

EUROPA "Castles" - Issued: 09-05-2017 with matching postmark

1 comment:

  1. Hi! In my opinion, this is the most beautiful EUROPA stamp of 2017, and now, thanks to your blog, I can see the postmark applied on covers, so now I think the both form a great job of Aland Post! All the best wishes! Catalin