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...
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...
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...
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.
Fishing, boat and canoe, Sports and excercise, Nature and outdoor
Why not experience the city from a canoe, kayak or SUP (Stand Up Paddle)? Floating around in Kalmar channels is truly an experience! Here you will find information about where t...
Family, Fishing, boat and canoe, Guided tours [...]
Unfortunately the tours are cancelled 2020. We look forward to welcome you back in the summer of 2021!
In one hour, you’ll discover a Kalmar you never knew existed. Even thou...
Guided tours, History
At Kalmar Tourist Center, you can hire a guide any time of the year for city walking tours or sightseeing tours around Kalmar, Öland, the Kingdom of Crystal and the emigration r...
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...