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Facts about Österlenbyn


Illstorp is located by the highway between Christinehof and island shopping in varied landscapes with fields and forests. Through the area, interesting Verkeån winds that year round offers nature experiences of a rare nature. Here, trout and stone mud thrive and here stalks, barbs and kingfishers nest. The flora is interesting with many different orchid species.

People have lived in the area for a long time. Illstorp says, according to the legend, has got its name from the old Viking chief Ivgul. The buildings are mixed, farms and houses. A lot of interim residents populate the properties. The city cohesion is well-known and the business has been great around the Illstorps Lustgård facility. The element of horse farms is clear.

A few kilometers northwest of Illstorp we are met by a very exciting facility, Yangtorp Qigong Resort, created by Marcus Bongart, doctor in Chinese medicine etc. The slightly outstanding facility was inaugurated 2010 and you offer overnight stays in modern hotel, conference and meditation rooms, temples, restaurant etc.

The nearest major city with school and service is Brösarp about one and a half miles to the east. Add five kilometers and we are by the sea.

Text: Bo Olsson, Simrishamn

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