Small red cottage and autumn trees
© Pelle Wahlgren
Discover Småland

Visit Småland

Welcome to Småland!

Småland consists of forests, meadows, glistening lakes and red cottages.

Christmas is around the corner

The holiday season has only just begun and where best to get into the Christmas spirit, than at an atmospheric Christmas market! Discover locally produced goodies, local handicraft, and everything else that belongs to a traditional Swedish Christmas at a Christmas market in Småland.

Christmas markets in Småland

Go out and breathe Småland

The most magnificent experiences and places are often created by nature.

A taste of Småland

Småland is a landscape of contrasts with very diverse nature. The breeding, hunting and fishing have left their mark on the Småland food traditions and the old proven recipes are mixed with new exciting dishes based on genuine Småland raw materials.

Flavours of Småland

The flavours of Småland include the traditional specialties ostkaka, isterband and lingonsylt. Here you can learn more about them!

Småland Beverages

Typical drinks from Småland include apple must, beer from micro breweries and lingonberry squash.

Hyttsill - Hot Shop Herring

The combination of the heat from the glowing, molten glass, hearty Småland food, stories, pleasantries and glass‑blowing.

More to explore

Browse these categories to find your ultimate Småland experience

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On Instagram we share our own and your images, and together we create the picture of Småland. Follow @visitsmaland and tag us in your pictures for a chance to be featured in our feed.

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We are so proud of all the fantastic participants in the Lucia celebrations in Gränna! They just spread light to all of Sweden through television. Lucia - Engla Ejdehage. Photo: Peter Appelin. #tradition #lucia #gränna #granna #swedishtradition #visitsweden🇸🇪 #visitsmaland @destinationjonkoping

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Did you make you gingerbread house this weekend? If not you have some days left until Christmas 👍🏻🌲🎅 This masterpiece is made by @villaviktoftastrand 👌🏻 #gingerbreadhouse #gingerbread #christmas🎄 #christmassweets🍬🍭🍪 #småland #smaland #visitsmaland

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Into the dark winter nights with a spectacular view from @visitvastervik Thanks @anettebeetz for the great photo 🙏🏻 To the left Slottsholmen - a hotel and restaurant owned by Björn - a former B in ABBA. #visitvastervik #småland #slottsholmenvastervik #abba #hotel #balticsea #smaland

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Lights in the dark... have a nice advent an don’t forget to light the first candle 🌟 #advent #lights #december #småland #smaland #visitsweden #cottagehome

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The snow has arrived to Småland 🙌🏻❄️⛄️#winter #winternight #snow❄️

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Äppledalen ”the Apple Valley” overlooking lake Vättern is really beautiful all year around dressed in different colors. We enjoy yellow while longing for white blossoms and red apples - and maybe white snow in between. 🍁❄️🌸🍎 #äppledalen #apple valley #viewpoint #vättern #apples

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In Småland everyone is safe! Slow down... and enjoy the view 👵🏻👴🏻 #slowliving #slowmotion #countryside #respect🙏 #småland #smaland #visitsweden #visittingsryd

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We are getting closer... Christmas Fairs on Kalmar Castle and on culture reserve Åsens by are both coming up last weekend in November. 🙌🎅 Photo @kalmarslott @asensby #julpåkalmarslott #åsensby #asensby #kalmar #kalmarcastle #christmas🎄 #christmasfeeling #småland #smaland

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The biggest Christmas market in Scandinavia opens tomorrow 😀🤶❄️Where? @husebybruk south of Växjö of course👍🏻 9 days of Christmas for real. 🎅🎁 #smålandsjulpåhuseby #husebybruk #christmastree🎄 #christmasiscoming #christmasshopping #christmasfood #castle

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Tomorrow is a special day - the start of ”pre Christmas” in Småland 🎅🤶! The yard of Kosta Glass Factory turns into a wonder world of snow, millions of lights and a Christmas market. ❄️ 🍭⛄️don’t miss the glass hut! 📸 @destinationkosta_anno_1742 @kosta_julmarknad #christmas🎄 #christmasmarket #kostaboda #destinationkosta #glasriket #kingdomofcrystal #glass #snowman

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One more from this season before we go into Christmas mode... Thanks @life.by.linus - you captured the soul of #småland 👌🏻🍂 #fall #autumn #redcottage #lake #visitsweden #dream #calm

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Tomorrow it is Allhelgonadagen - All Saints day. In Sweden we lit candles on the graves in memory of the dead. It is a beautiful tradition and all the little lights are well needed in the dark november night. Thanks Odensjö kyrka and @lingonbygden for the photo. #allhelgonadagen #allsaintsday #odensjö #tradition#

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Be sure to make your own roses of fall before it’s too late 🍂 Thanks @elisabethstradgardhuseby for sharing this one made of hazel leafs 👌🏻Happy weekend!

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A typical Småland fence, a magpie and the soft colors of fall 🍂 You got it @mikaelsfjord 👌🏻 Thanks! #magpie #småland #smaland #fall #fence #falldecor #fallcolors

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International Champagne Day! In Småland we celebrate with our own sparkling drink - white currant from @rudenstams 🥂Served at the Nobel dinner 👌🏻and all over Småland from Fine dining to small cafés. Photo @rudenstams #nonalcholic #nobelprize #sparkling #äppledalen #småland #currant #tasteofsmaland

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”The last light an evening in October” Thanks @fredriksdalsmaland for sharing this wonderful pic from fall in Småland 👌🏻 Do you all like this time of the year? 🤔🍁🌦🙌 #visitsmaland #fall #autumn #eveninglight #lake #visitsweden