Sights and activities

The boeier - replica of a historical vessel

Kristinehamn, Värmlands län


  • Attraction

The boeier Christine af Bro is a replica of a historical vessel and is located at Kristinehamns guest marina. A trip on this boat is an experience both for young and old.

During the 1600s, 1700s and 1800s vessels (known as "boeiers") gueued in Kristinehamn, waiting to be loaded with iron from the Bergslagen mining district.

The boeier was launched on 4th May 2002 after 8 years of work in the dock. The historical vessel Christine af Bro was built according to Dutch tratition. A trip on a full-scale model of Kristinehamn´s coat of armsis a fun experience for all ages. From the deck you can admire the endlessly glittering Lake Vänern, and in the cabin you can enjoy a cup of coffee.

The stairs down to the cabin are fitted with a chair lift.