Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Kalmar1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Kalmar with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Kalmar areaThis Kalmar map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Kalmar and surroundings
Sweden - moving around the countryThe Goteborg Landvetter Airport does not lag behind in terms of passenger traffic. The airport is located only twenty kilometers from the capital of the country and is also an international airport. Currently, there are two terminals within its territory. The airport’s infrastructure is quite well developed. There are several catering establishments of various price categories, shops, colorful stores with local souvenirs, a recreation room, and a small hotel, all within the airport’s territory. The next equally important airport is Skavsta’s airport, whose carrying capacity is also about one million passengers a year. At the height of the tourist season, the airport starts conducting seasonal charter flights. The Malmo Airport considered to be another one of the most famous international airports in Sweden. At the moment, this airport is equipped with only one terminal. However, this does not prevent it from serving about 800,000 clients annually. As a rule, flights from Eastern Europe land at this very airport. … Open
Nature and parks of SwedenThe nature of Sweden fascinates and delights everyone who comes to this country. Behind the Arctic Circle, one can observe a unique natural phenomenon - the northern lights. Despite its northern location, the climate in Sweden is not so severe due to its proximity to the warm Gulf Stream. The surface of the country is covered mainly by coniferous forest and taiga. One of the most picturesque places is the northern Swedish province of Lapland, where the Sami live. The Swedish Laponia is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. There are 29 national parks on the territory of the country. Their lands are protected by the state therefore any defiance will result in serious fines. Most of the territory of parks is occupied by mountains. … Open
Photogallery of Kalmar sights
Our guide to Kalmar
Attractions and active leisure
If you are looking for a place to swim, Kalmar’s beaches are the best place to visit. There are beaches on several islands, but they almost don’t have differences. These are sandy and rocky beaches with transparent water and clean bottom. That being said, don’t expect to find a well-developed infrastructure because local people prefer to visit swimming pools and manmade lakes. Curious travelers … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
Moreover, travelers can try unique soups in Kalmar. Swedish cuisine has many interesting soups with beans. Eelebrod, the so-called beer soup, is one more national dish with an original taste. To make soups more nutritious and to add a special pleasant taste, local chefs often add Knodel (mushy dumplings without filling). Potato is the most typical garnish in the region. It can be mashed, boiled, or baked. Mushrooms … Open
Traditions and mentality of Kalmar
There is an interesting Swedish tradition called “Fika”. It is a meeting with friends or family members that implies drinking coffee and eating desserts. Remarkably, this tradition is typical only in Sweden. Local people love coffee (the country is the second biggest consumer of coffee in the world) and a good company. If a Swede invites you to visit their home, don’t expect a true feast. Most probably, … Open
Travel guide to Kalmar
The city has a very interesting open-air Kalmar County Museum, which will be interesting for a family visit. It takes guests to a unique atmosphere of the Middle Ages. The museum is built as a model of a medieval city, which was completely destroyed in the 17th century. In each of the buildings of the museum, there is a collection of interesting historical exhibits. Also, various events for visitors are held here. … Open
Advices for travellers
11. Residents of Sweden do not like to be compared to other peoples of Northern Europe or mistaken for the Swiss. It is always a good idea to refrain from critical remarks about the country – this will definitely hurt the price of local people. 12. Swedes like taking care of the environment. It is important to follow all rules in parks, forests, and nature reserves. Do not pick flowers and leaves, do not make … Open
Cultural excursion through Kalmar - things to see
In the 17th century, after the Kalmar War, the city’s border was moved to the south. Many buildings on Kvarnholmen Island appeared at that time. This is also the time when the main square – the so-called Stortorget Kalmar – was built in the city. The town hall building and the cathedral are the main landmarks here. These are amazing examples of the Baroque architectural style. The church was built in … Open