A holiday in Småland is not a bad idea. Here you will find everything from Astrid Lindgren's world in Vimmerby to glass art and wild forests. Below you will find lots of tips and inspiration for your holiday in Småland.

Holidays in Småland

There are about 30 000 moose in Småland and seven large moose parks. Is that the end of it? No, far from it! How about the IKEA museum, four national parks, the coastline along Öland and to the south, castles, castle ruins and fortresses, the James Bond museum, the glassblowing kingdom, the art belt of Sweden, the polka dot town of Gränna and Visingsö in Vättern.

You'll also find charming cities like Kalmar, Eksjö, Jönköping, Växjö and Huskvarna. You can also discover John Bauer's trolls and lots of troll forests, Europe's longest zipline and cowboys and Indians at High Chaparral.

Tips for your holiday in Småland

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80 things to do in Småland

Blowing glass, hiking in wild forests or meeting Pippi Longstocking? Here you will find tips for activities and experiences during your holiday in Småland.

Good to know for your holiday in Småland

Here you will find information and things to know before your holiday in Småland.

Accommodation in Småland

  • Hotels, cottages and hostels: There are many different types of accommodation around Småland. For example, you can find tips on the destination's website.
  • Camping and caravanning sites: There are plenty of campsites and pitches, many of which are in a scenic location. Please note that popular sites may become full during the high season Read more about campsites and pitches in Småland here.
  • Free camping: Free camping with a motorhome is fine as long as you follow laws and local regulations.

Food and drink in Småland

  • Regional courts: Isterband, cheese gratinated pike-perch fillet with mashed potatoes, Småland cheesecake or honey-glazed wild boar steak.
  • Delicacies: Isterband and herring
  • Desserts: Try the Småland cheesecake with jam.
  • Drinks: In Äppledalen, between Gränna and Huskvarna, apple juice and other fruit drinks are produced.

Activities in Småland

  • Nature: Hiking in magical forests, cycling and boat trips on lakes and seas.
  • Culture: Glassblowing, art, design and galleries
  • History: Emigration, mines, castle ruins and museums
  • For children: Swimming, camping and theme parks

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