Fairytales come true at Astrid Lindgren’s World. Meet and have fun with Pippi Longstocking, Emil and Ronja, watch an exciting performance on one of the theatre stages or take a stroll down Troublemaker Street and Noisy Village.
In 1958, the first IKEA store opened in Älmhult, Småland. Here, you’ll find the world’s biggest range of IKEA products. Visit also the museum ‘IKEA Through the Ages’ with vintage IKEA furniture.
The Småland coast has Sweden’s most beautiful archipelago with green, leafy islands and smooth cliffs. Everyone can find a place of his or her own for a shore stop, and those who travel by boat can look for seals and sea eagles.
Småland has some of the highest number of moose in Sweden. There are several moose parks where you can get really close to the animals – small calves and big harts of ten. It is an exciting meeting for adults and children.
Now it is easy and quick to reach us from Europe. You arrive in the middle of the nature that Småland is renowned of - with forests, plenty of lakes, waterways and open pasture.
Forests, lakes, a wide range of activities, holiday village and alpine ski resort make Isaberg a popular destination.
Several towns use the epithet Sweden’s best-preserved wooden town. Many claim it, but few are chosen.
The foundations for Kalmar Castle were laid as early as 1180. Today it is a living castle with guided tours, exhibitions and a restaurant.
Kulturparken Småland was named Museum of the Year 2012. It has several parts, including the Småland Museum with the Swedish Glass Museum.
The world’s only match museum is located in Tändsticksområdet area in Jönköping, in a beautiful wooden building from 1848, once the site of the first match factory.