Family, Nature and outdoor, Hourse back riding [...]
Skälby is one of the many green areas located close to the city. The animals and well-preserved buildings of the 4H farm preserves the feel of an old farm. The area is child-fri...
During the last few hundred years a great number of the men of Kalmar have been employed in building ships at "Varvsholmen" (the "Ship Yard Island") for Swedish as well as forei...
Sights, History, Churches
Kalmar Cathedral is one of the few unaltered buildings from Sweden’s period as a great power. It was completed in 1703 but construction started already in the 1660's. The archit...
This exhibition is the County Museum’s flagship. Experience the thrilling account of Sweden's most impressive ship during its period as a great power, a ship that exploded and s...
Kalmar County museum is found in a big building that once contained Kalmar steam mill. The museum offers exhibitions throughout the year. The biggest exhibition presents the war...
Saddler Castens and his wife Anna Hermansdotter built the stepped gable house at Storgatan 20 in 1667. Ever since then some sort of trading activity has been pursued in the prop...
History, Other, Sights
This magnificent town gate is called Västerport (The West Gate) or Högvakten (The Main Guard). Completed in 1658, it was the main entry to Kvarnholmen right up to 1870.
Nature and culture, Other, Sights
Kalmar City Park is situated next to the the castle. Johan Jeansson, a merchant of the town, a bust of whom has stood in the park since 1937, was the driving force behind the pa...