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Activities & Sights

In Vimmerby there is plenty to see and do.

  1. Astrid Lindgrens Näs Attractions Astrid Anna Emilia Ericsson was born here on the farm at Näs, in Vimmerby, over 100 years ago. She, who later became the world renowned author Astrid Lindgren. This is where she climbed the lemonade tree and played in the wood shed. This is where she jumped in the hay and listened to fairy tales in Kristin`s kitchen. This is where all of her writing begins.
  2. Astrid Lindgrens World Attractions Astrid Lindgren’s World is a fabulous place for young and old. Everyone who has grown up with the stories about Pippi, Emil and Astrid Lindgren’s other characters will recognise the settings in the park. There are lots of opportunities to become part of the adventures here.
  3. Nils Holgersson's World Activities At Nils Holgersson’s World you find a Sweden in miniature and many opportunities for play and exciting escapades. Or, what do you say to an adventure trail 9 metres up among the treetops, a pedal-car track, an 18-hole minigolf course, a playground with a climbing-net, a jumping pillow and as if that wasn’t enough, a laser shooting range?
  4. Virum Moose park Attractions Meet moose and deer in their natural habitat. In beautiful surroundings you can get close to the animals and marvel at their special beauty.
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  5. Boston Clothing Shopping 5/5
  6. Bullerbyn Attractions The three small farms in Sevedstorp were the model for Astrid's books about Bullerby. This is where Astrid's father Samuel August grew up and this is where the films were made about Bullerby in 1986/87 under the direction of Lasse Hallström. 0/5
  7. Hiking Activities Hiking is also very popular along the winding paths of Småland. 0/5
  8. Intropris Shopping At you will find everything related to fishing- and outdoor experience. From a large selection of rods and baits to outdoor clothing, boots and fishing licenses needed for many of the area lakes. 5/5
  9. Mariannelunds karamellkokeri Attractions Visit a sugar-baker! Own candy manufacturing since 1929. "And the taste is a feeling of Luxury..." 5/5
  10. Narrow-gauge railway between Västervik and Hultsfred Activities The narrow-gauge railway between Hultsfred and Västervik is very unusual. It is 70 kilometres long, but only 891 millimetres. wide; it stretches from the forests in the west, past small lakes, through villages out to the coast in the east. 4/5
  11. Norra Kvill National Park National parks and nature Norra Kvill is a well-preserved ancient forest in the highlands of Småland, something quite unique for this part of southern Sweden. Fallen trees, huge moss-grown boulders and magical tarns combine to give Norra Kvill the character of a primeval forest. 0/5
  12. Sandströms Shopping 0/5
  13. The Nightingale Attractions The Nightingale Museum in Vimmerby is housed in a listed building from the 18th century, with timbered walls. 0/5
  14. Visans skepp Heritage museums On these stones 40 of Sweden's most beautiful songs from the 20th century are inscribed. 5/5
    • Albins Albins 0/5 Shopping
    • Bathing areas Vimmerby Bathing areas Vimmerby 0/5 Bathing places/swim centers
    • Björkbacken Björkbacken 0/5 Bathing places/swim centers
    • Canoeing Canoeing 0/5 Activities
    • Coop Konsum Coop Konsum 0/5 Shopping
    • Lanthotell Lidhem Countryside café Lidhem Countryside café Lidhem 5/5 Bathing places/swim centers
    • Downstairs Downstairs 0/5 Shopping
    • Eriksgården Eriksgården 5/5 Activities
    • Filmbyn Småland Filmbyn Småland Filmbyn Småland 5/5 Attractions
    • Fishing Fishing 0/5 Fishing
    • Gisseskalle Gisseskalle 0/5 View points
    • Gästgivarehagen outdoor museum Gästgivarehagen outdoor museum 0/5 History and culture
    • Hammargrens Ur & Optik Hammargrens Ur & Optik 0/5 Shopping
    • Horse experiences Horse experiences 0/5 Activities
    • ICA Kvantum ICA Kvantum 0/5 Shopping
    • ICA Supermarket ICA Supermarket 4/5 Shopping
    • Kalles Lek och Lattjo Kalles Lek och Lattjo 0/5 Activities
    • Katthult Katthult 5/5 Attractions
    • Klemen´s gränd Klemen´s gränd 0/5 History and culture
    • Käbbo Wax Candles Käbbo Wax Candles 5/5 Design, arts and crafts
    • Källängsparken Källängsparken 0/5 Attractions
    • MX-World Collection MX-World Collection 5/5 Attractions
    • Rosenkransen Rosenkransen 0/5 Shopping
    • Rosins Pappershandel Rosins Pappershandel 0/5 Shopping
    • Runkesten - the "rocking stone" Runkesten - the "rocking stone" 0/5 History and culture
    • Samuel August's proposal Samuel August's proposal 0/5 Attractions
    • Sko- Nisse Sko- Nisse 0/5 Shopping
    • Stenriket i Björkesnäs - Nyodlingen på Hemskogen Stenriket i Björkesnäs - Nyodlingen på Hemskogen 0/5 History and culture
    • The Kvill Oak The Kvill Oak 3/5 Attractions
    • The Statue of Astrid Lindgren The Statue of Astrid Lindgren 0/5 Galleries and art
    • Wimmerby Antik&Kuriosa Wimmerby Antik&Kuriosa 0/5 Antiques and flea markets
    • Vimmerby bokhandel Vimmerby bokhandel 0/5 Shopping
    • Vimmerby Krukmakeri Vimmerby pottery Vimmerby pottery 0/5 Design, arts and crafts
    • Vimmerbys kyrkor Vimmerbys kyrkor 0/5 Attractions
    • Åbro Bryggeri AB Åbro brewery Åbro brewery 0/5 Tours