Top 10 Things to do in Vimmerby, Sweden

March 28, 2018 Kiesha Cripe

Vimmerby in Sweden, from Europe region, is best know for Other Ranches & Farms. Discover best things to do in Vimmerby with beautiful photos and great reviews from traveller around the world here!
Restaurants in Vimmerby

1. Virum Algpark

520 Tuna, Vimmerby 598 96, Sweden +46 492 520 07
Excellent
74%
Good
22%
Satisfactory
3%
Poor
1%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 111 reviews

Virum Algpark

Reviewed By cullen13 - Essex

This Moose/Elk safari was the highlight of our holiday. It is only a short safari ride enabling you to get up close and personal with Moose/Elk. It is so much fun riding in the safari vehicles and then meeting the animals. The Moose are really friendly, you get given food and can feed and pet them. They do get very very close but this is all part of the fun!
The staff on site were very informative, fun and friendly.
This was an experience my children will never forget neither will I and well worth the money in fact too cheap!
A must do if your in the area.

2. Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest

Fabriksgatan, Vimmerby 598 85, Sweden +46 492 798 00
Excellent
67%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 661 reviews

Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest

Astrid Lindgren's World is a theatre park where visitors can experience characters from Astrid Lindgren's books in their true settings. The park covers 180,000 square metres in area and is in Astrid Lindgren's native town of Vimmerby in southern Sweden, not far from her parental home, Nas. The park features well-known settings from the best-loved stories of Astrid Lindgren.

Reviewed By Berlingo11 - Brighton, United Kingdom

We spent two and a half days here with our Swedish grandchildren, staying in the "small town" accommodation and spending the days doing most of the activities and seeing many of the Performances on the specific to book title stage sets.
The settings and the performers provide a true to life rendition of the areas from Lindgren's books which they are designed to portray. Nothing is left to chance and the results are experiences not to be missed for any followers of Astrid Lindgren's publications.
All in all this is a venue not to be missed - for any non Swedish speakers it would be very helpful to have read the performance specific Lindgren's books, because the portrayal in every case was so true to the stories as to be amazing.
A brilliant theme park well worth the effort to find it and to visit, especially if you have young children/grandchildren who will certainly love it.

3. Astrid Lindgrens Childhood Home

24 Praestgaardsgatan, Vimmerby 598 36, Sweden +46 492 76 94 00
Excellent
64%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
1%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 83 reviews

Astrid Lindgrens Childhood Home

Reviewed By Oschke - Aalst, Belgium

As a writer of books for children, I try to visit Astrid Lindgrens Näs each year.
The place is wonderful.
You can see the one and only lemonadetree there, visit wonderful Exhibitions, eat great food and experience a wonderful environment where this superb author, my greatest example, once lived.
You can meet relatives of Astrid Lindgren, buy books and other fantastic stuff ...
Can't wait to go back.
Each time, I try to do some writing there too. There's no better place for it!
You can visit Näs free. For some Exhibitions, there is a fee.

4. Katthult

Vimmerby 598 92, Sweden +46 496 400 42
Excellent
51%
Good
30%
Satisfactory
17%
Poor
2%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 79 reviews

Katthult

Katthult is the place where classic Emil films were shot in 1971-73. Experience the atmosphere in the well-preserved film setting and visit the world-famous tool shed into which Allan Edwall chased Emil so many times. Meet all the animals on the farm in the idyllic and unique environment. In the Katthult shop, you can buy souvenirs, coffee, ice cream

Reviewed By cullen13 - Essex

This place is where the original filming took place. There are some very attractive original houses and buildings and is a very pretty farm. There's a few animals dotted around and some wooden outdoor play equipment. You can also take a small ride on a horse and cart. There's a small shop selling souvenirs and snacks.
If you are a fan of the story / film then go but otherwise not that much to do or see! Small entrance fee !

5. Norra Kvill National Park

Norra Kvill, Vimmerby, Sweden
Excellent
63%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 21 reviews

Norra Kvill National Park

Reviewed By Eva S - Lund, Sweden

Here you can see one of the oldest oaks in europe, which is very impressive!! The landscape is beautiful and we were lucky and saw two mooses!! its a nice picnic place if you want to have a break.

6. Ingebo Hagar

122 Ingebo, Vimmerby 598 91, Sweden +46 70 658 32 12
Excellent
68%
Good
20%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
4%
Terrible
4%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 24 reviews

Ingebo Hagar

Reviewed By JoeGSP - Europe

A beautiful place in the heart of Småland, excellent service, and the most delicious pizza we ever tasted.

7. Astrid Lindgren statue

Stora Torget, Vimmerby, Sweden
Excellent
40%
Good
45%
Satisfactory
15%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 20 reviews

Astrid Lindgren statue

Reviewed By NikolaiStavrogin - Stirling, United Kingdom

It's a statue, one which Astrid herself didn't want but whatever. We don't have much else in Vimmerby so a statue was necessary, indeed. A statue is always just a statue but I suppose your child could climb on it or something and you can take selfies with the writing Astrid, splendid.

8. Eriksgarden

Fjalster 610, Vimmerby 59893, Sweden
Excellent
89%
Good
11%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

5 based on 9 reviews

Eriksgarden

Reviewed By Halleus

Bodde några dagar på Eriksgården och det var bra på alla sätt. Annelie välkomnade och tog väl hand om oss alla. Lugnt och skönt boende med finfin ridtur på hennes stoooora Ardenner. Bäst av allt var bemötandet av barn, de fick röra sig fritt på gården och Annelie fångade upp och tog fint hand om så att de fick vara med i stallet och hjälpa till bland djuren.

9. Vimmerby Turistbyra

Radhuset 1, Vimmerby 598 37, Sweden +46 492 310 10
Excellent
75%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

5 based on 8 reviews

Vimmerby Turistbyra

At Vimmerby Tourist Information you will find information and suggestions on activities and events. We can also help you find a cabin for your stay in Vimmerby. Take a look around in our souvenir shop to find the perfect memory of your trip. Welcome!

Reviewed By Patrick K

Not sure why the need to write a review about the information building in Vimmerby but ok. It is located in the center there some great ice cream and milk shakes near by.
The staff was amazingly friendly, we purchased a 1 day finishing license and asked a few various questions which they were great at answering.
All in all a friendly, customer service oriented place. A picture of the pike we caught with the license we purchased
Thank you

10. Abro Bryggeri

Abrovagen 13, Vimmerby 598 86, Sweden +46 492 165 00
Excellent
30%
Good
63%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
7%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 13 reviews

Abro Bryggeri

Reviewed By Barbarabrilla - Reggio Emilia, Italy

Very good food and good beer.Nice place and the staff is very nice. I went many times and always i have a good experience! Advised

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