Activities & Sights

In Vimmerby there is plenty to see and do.

  1. Astrid Lindgrens Näs 5/5 Suitable for childrenkultur3fikamat2 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 0/5 Suitable for childrenfikaPlaygroundmat2tryswedishfood 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. Bullerbyn 0/5 Suitable for childrenfikaPlayground 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.
  4. Katthult 0/5 Suitable for childrenfika Attractions Katthult's real name is Gibberyd and is about 25 km from Vimmerby in the village called Rumskulla. Here you can see everything you loved in the Emil films.
  5. Virum Moose park 0/5 Suitable for childrendjurparkfikaviltsafari 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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  6. A day in nature - Lidhem Activities 0/5
  7. Barnfilmbyhuset Attractions A new visitor´s attraction in Barnfilmbyn Mariannelund. When the films about Emil of Lönneberga were made, the film crew found the perfect locations in and outside Mariannelund. 0/5
  8. Eriksgården Attractions An extraordinary forest experience. Horse-and-cart rides for the whole family in Småland's idyllic natural surroundings 5/5
  9. In the Footsteps of Astrid Lindgren Attractions Take the car, pack up some food and drinks and set out on a trip that we simply call "In Astrid's Footsteps". During the trip you can visit places that are closely associated with Astrid Lindgren - Katthult and Bullerbyn for example. 0/5
  10. Mariannelunds karamellkokeri Attractions Visit a sugar-baker! Own candy manufacturing since 1929. "And the taste is a feeling of Luxury..." 0/5
  11. National park Blå Jungfrun/Blåkulla Activities Come visit the island where the witches gather during Easter. Experience mythology, ornithology, botanics, geology, history and swimming during the same journey. 0/5
  12. The Kvill Oak Attractions Kvill Oak or Rumskulla Oak is a fine example of one of Europe's oldest and largest trees with an estimated age of 850 to 1,000 years. 0/5
  13. Samuel August's prpposal Samuel August's prpposal 0/5 Attractions