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Looking for things to do during your stay? There is plenty!
This part of Sweden has such an amazing variety of activities to get up to. There is unique nature to experience, historical and cultural knowledge to gain, lots of family fun and good shopping. You could easily do a day trip to the coast or explore the southern inland of Sweden from where we are located, but in the nearby surroundings you will also find a bunch of drifty locals making our countryside bloom.
Below we have listed some of our activity suggestions. Have fun!
Thoragårds farm boutique Fine art by Maria Ringström Fröken tyg
A tiny little farm boutique with The local artist Maria Ringström This little cozy boutique sells
local produce, wild meat, fine runs her own little gallery out charming handicrafts, lots of fun
cheese and fun gifts. Find out here. You could buy some of her textiles and beautiful home decor.
more-> Thoragårdens Gårdsbutik. beautiful artwork, or just enjoy Find out more -> Fröken Tyg.
the look of it. Find out more ->
Fine Art by Maria Ringström.
Alfreds Marzipan och Praliner Starka Ulle Smedjan i Dansjö
Here you will find all handmade This local and crafty mama creates fun One of the big local farms have this
chocolate, marzipan, pralines and and colourful clothing for playful charming little boutique and cafe
confectionary. No preservatives or kids. All made with caring hands and where you will find local produce,
other artifical components. Find out a joyful heart. Find out more -> cute home decor and good ”fika”.
more -> Alfreds marzipan & praliner. Starka Ulle. Find out more -> Smedjan i Dansjö.
Store Mosse National Park Lake Åsnen Norra Kville National Park
Store Mosse is south of Swedens With shimmering blue fjords, lush green A untouched little piece of forest
biggest swampland area and its’ fields and winding roads Åsnens with a magical vibe to it. Hike
impressive spread remind us of wonderful lake archipelago is sure through this land of fresh air, tall
the north swedish alpine. Worth a to capture your hearts. Find out trees and moss covered boulders.
visit! Find out more -> Store Mosse. more -> Lake Åsnen. Find out more -> Norra Kville.
Guided tours around Åsnen Singoalla’s Cave Bokhultet Nature Reserve
If you are keen to get some extra This is a spot that far from everyone This place gives you the perfect
professionalism out of your nature has visited. Despite its’ anonymity break from the hectic city life.
experience the Åsnen Guides are it is a beautiful place with a captivating Its’ tall leafy trees differ from the
here to help you. Get either a guided story. After a steep hike you reach rest of the typical Smaland woods,
fishing or kayaking tour, or maybe go a stunning view that is accompanied and on a good day sun rays stretch
on an Osprey Safari in the Åsnen area. by Singoalla’s Cave. Find your way beautifuly through the leafage. Find
Find out more -> Åsnen Guides. here -> Singoalla’s Cave. your way here -> Bokhultet.
Astrid Lindgrens World High Chaparral Your choice of – Moose Park
This is the place where fairytales Looking for an adventure? Look no If there is one big family we are all
come to life. Meet all of, the famous further! Once you have entered this very proud of in Sweden it is the
writer, Astrid Lindgrens’ characters theme park you leave reality behind king of the forest! If you are looking
in this playful theme park with Swedens and get to experience the wild, wild for a personal encounter there are
biggest outdoor theatre. Find out west. Lively shows and spectacular several options. Find your Moose
more -> Astrid Lindgrens Värld. enviroments. Find out more -> Park of choice -> Meet the Moose.
Little Rock Lake Zipline Isaberg Mountain Resort Kleva Mine
Take the chance to visit Europes’ This resort offers a variety of fun, Discover the lake, shafts and dark
longest Zipline with a total of over family friendly activities. Go on a passageways of Kleva Mine with a
4 kilometer of lines. Experience the Tree Top or Segway adventure, torch at hand. Bring a picnic lunch,
highland of Småland in a unique, rent a MTB or maybe go crazy at the go for the treasure hunt and try
adrenaline filled way! Find out adventure playground! Find out some gold panning once you are at it!
more -> Little Rock Lake. more -> Isaberg Mountain Resort. Find out more -> Kleva Gruva.
Gekås Ullared Växjö City IKEA Älmhult
Gekås Ullared is Swedens’ most Tired of all the crowded shopping Here you get the chance to visit
popular visitors attraction at the malls? Växjö City might be an interesting something else than your ordinary
moment. This gigantic superstore is option then. The main street offers IKEA. With the worlds’ only Bargain
mainly known for its’ good deals, but a bunch of inviting stores and the lake -store neighbouring the original
offers other fun activities too. Find is not more than a 5 min walk away. one you can be sure to spend money!
out more -> Gekås Ullared. Find out more -> Växjö City. Find out more -> IKEA Älmhult.
Kosta Shopping Area Östregård Antique and Flea market Asecs Shopping Center
The Kosta Shopping Area offers a This place is a must to visit if you This is definetly a place to go if
wide selection of shops. Design are in to flea markets at all. People you are keen on some good ol
clothing, hunting and sports gear, shoes travel from far off to dig in to all shopping as we mostly know it.
and bags as well as designer glass. the old things and good deals you Lots of stores, several places to
Most of this in the shape of Outlet! can get here. Also, it is soo big! Find eat and a modern look.
Find out more -> Kosta Outlet. out more -> Östregård Antique. Find out more ->Asecs.
HISTORY AND CULTURE
Linnés Råshult The Kingdom of Crystal Huseby Bruk
This cultural reserve has been created The Kingdom of Crystal is a local Time stopped here a 100 years ago.
in an effort to preserve and bring to area where handblown glass has Walk around in this lovely land of
life the early 18th century landscape been made since 1742. Here you will history where the water wheel runs
of Carl von Linnés’ birthplace. You are be able to learn everything about the mill and the housemaid greets you
invited to an amazing travel back in this beautiful craftmanship. in between sweeping castle floors.
time. Find out more-> Linnés Råshult. Find out more -> Glasriket. Find out more -> Huseby Bruk.
Your choice of – Museum Grenna Candy Cane Cookery The Narrow Gauge Railway
There are a wide variety of museums At Grenna Candy Cane Cookery Interested in seeing the Smaland
and galleries to be found in our area. you can not only buy delicious inland from a different point of view?
Some of our favourites are: Smålands treats in their picturesque shop, but By taking the Narrow Gauge Railway
museum, Vandalorum Art and Design also watch the cooking process or you get to travel back in time and see
museum and the IKEA museum. Find get a guided tour. Find out the landscape in a slow, peaceful way.
the full list -> Museums in Småland. more -> Grenna Cookery. Find out more -> The Narrow Gauge.