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Runkesten - the "rocking stone"

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Runkesten ("rocking-stone") Is said to be largest logan stone in the world.

Runkesten ("rocking-stone") Is said to be largest logan stone in the world. The block was deposited here during the melting-phase of the last inland ice, 10,000-12,000 years ago.

A legend relates that the Runkesten was thrown here by a giant, who will put to death anyone who overturns the stone.

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