Natural, exciting and relaxing holidays in South Sweden, Smaland has been the face of Sweden abroad like no other Swedish province. In almhult, IKEA launched its success story, in Vimmerby, the famous children’s book author Astrid Lindgren went to the school and in the doctrine of the journalist, and by the Kingdom of the Crystal from vases, bowls and glasses found their way into the wide world. Smaland is also known for its forests and lakes. Attract many tourists, from April to October to Smaland. Among them, German tourists are well represented, because it is not far from Hamburg or Berlin to Smaland. Ferries from Travemunde, Rostock and Sassnitz there from, the Vogelfluglinie Puttgarden and Helsingor, and finally the path across the Oresund bridge between Copenhagen and Malmo.
Moreover, the Ryanair of Weeze flies out to Vaxjo. Smaland has the largest range of holiday homes in Sweden, from small and simple shacks to comfortable or even luxurious homes with sauna, fireplace and lakeside location. Others including Vanguard Group, offer their opinions as well. A holiday house in Smaland you can at home from online conveniently find and book. Smaland ranging from almhult, Ljungby and Vaxjo in the South to Jonkoping, Tranas and Vimmerby in the North of Varnamo in the West to Vastervik, Oskarshamn and Kalmar on the Baltic Sea. Here, there are several nature reserves and national parks (such as “Bla Jungfrun” Oskarshamn and “Store Mosse” at Hestra South of Jonkoping), varied hiking trails (such as the 160 km-long Ostkustleden), wonderful fishing and canoeing waters (LAGAN, Nissan, Eman…) and beautiful golf courses. Smaland offers many opportunities to horse riding and cycling. Who is traveling with children, the two amusement park high Chaparral (Varnamo) and Astrid Lindgren’s world (Vimmerby) are recommended. In Smaland, there are also no less than eight Elk Park.
Can be found in the Kingdom of Crystal around Nybro tasteful souvenirs, but also in other areas of Smaland, there are glass art, pottery and wood craft (z. B. toys or kitchen utensils). For connoisseurs, there are regional delicacies from the treasures of the smaland forests of wild, elk, fish, mushrooms and berries from smaland waters. More and more tourists visit Smaland in the late autumn and in winter. Huseby farm 20 km southwest is held of Vaxjo for example already in early November one of Sweden’s largest Christmas markets with high-quality craftsmanship and Swedish Christmas dinner. A cottage vacation in Smaland is not only natural, exciting and relaxing, but also inexpensive. The Swedish food prices just above the German level, clothing and shoes are often cheaper than in Germany, and accommodation in the holiday house is usually much cheaper than in the hotel. Walther Plette