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These Medieval heroes will remind visitors to the island about keeping their distance and washing their hands. Name the island and you could win a cash prize

26 July 2020 - 00:00 By Elizabeth Sleith

As Sweden reopens to tourists from select countries, one of its islands in the Baltic Sea is taking a unique approach to encouraging social distancing - by having a troupe of medieval knights greet visitors as they arrive at the island's ferry terminal.

The knights, on horseback and in full medieval regalia, are from a re-enactment group known as the Torneamentum society, which puts on jousting shows for visitors as a nod to its medieval history...

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