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City break in Norrkoping. Active leisure ideas for Norrkoping - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Although Norrköping cannot offer lots of entertainment centers, one of the country's most famous amusement parks - Kolmarden - can be found in the vicinity of the city. It occupies a vast area, and part of the park is occupied by the largest zoo in Sweden. The oldest dolphinarium in the country is also located here. The center is open for visitors all year round. The zoo that first welcomed visitors in 1965 has collected many rare animals from all over the world. Here you can see Amur tigers, giraffes, Asian elephants, and wolves. Visitors to the park can enjoy many interesting entertainments. Playgrounds and rides for children are equipped here in the warm season.
1. Norrköping lies on the banks of the Motala River so fishing is one of the locals’ favorite activities. Tourists are can go fishing right on the city embankments. A fishing permit … Open
The most unusual attraction is called “Safari”. This is a cable way laid directly above the enclosures attracting hundreds of people every day. The amusement park houses the only dolphinarium in Northern Europe opened in 1969. The total volume of its pools is 6,400 cubic meters, which is quite impressive. Dolphin shows are organized for visitors every day, and everyone can watch the feeding and even stroke the animals. The best time to visit Kolmarden is the warm season when most attractions are available for guests.
One of the best places to walk in the city is Karl Johans Park, which does not cease to amaze tourists with its exquisite landscape design. Many years ago, a large bed of cacti and agaves arranged here became a popular city attraction immediately. The main city park is historic - founded at the beginning of the 20th century. Copyright
Norrköping is not distinguished by a variety of shopping centers and outlets. The bulk of the stores presented in the city are aimed primarily at local residents. In the central streets, … Open
The tradition of making a cactus bed came up quickly and has been preserved for almost a hundred years. The pattern of the bed is changed every year, it is formed every spring, with the arrival of the long-awaited warm weather. It takes almost a month to form a huge landscape picture consisting of 25,000 cacti. With the advent of cold weather, all the plants are moved to a special greenhouse. Besides the admirable cactus bed, the park has many other beautiful plants, walkways, and relaxation areas with benches.
Knäppingsborg I: Shop Travelers visiting Norrköping during the warm season will have a chance to spend a day in local golf clubs. There are quite a lot of them in the vicinity of the city, and one of the best centers is Mauritzbergs. It is located in a picturesque natural area, which would be of interest not only to golf enthusiasts but also to fans of hiking. The golf club is ready to please both experienced players and those who are just starting to learn the basics of golf. Here you can rent all the necessary equipment and use the services of a coach for an additional fee.
A major industrial center of Sweden, Norrkoping is sometimes called the "Swedish Manchester". The reason for this is in the fact the city was growing rapidly during the period of … Open
On a rainy day, tourists with children can go to Busfabriken - Norrkoping, an entertainment center located on one of the main streets of the city. This center is largely focused on small children who are provided with safe inflatable attractions, playgrounds with slides, ball pits, and other interesting entertainments. The center houses a small cafe, which is often chosen for organizing family holidays and children's parties.
Active tourists will not be bored in winter if they visit Yxbacken Ski Center on the outskirts of the city. It is very small and is considered family-friendly in terms of difficulty level. One gentle slope is available for skiing here. This center is mainly visited by locals so the slope is never crowded. Here you can rent all the necessary equipment for adults and children. The slope's lower level will be suitable even for preschool kids.
The Swedish city of Norrköping favorably located by the picturesque river Motala attracts many tourists looking for a relaxing and peaceful holiday. It offers plenty of attractions - both … Open
The small botanical garden Brostugans Örtagård located on the outskirts of the city is another great place to relax in the fresh air. The garden has gathered many rare plants and the main part of its collection is made up of flowers and herbs growing in Sweden. During fascinating tours, visitors can learn a lot of interesting things about the local nature. Norrköping cannot offer lots of nightclubs and bars. Head to the central streets to look for a suitable place to spend an evening. Some restaurants welcome visitors until late at night, and small pubs offering the best local beers are popular spots among the townspeople.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Norrkoping and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Norrkoping
♥   National Park 'Norra Kvill' , 99.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Garphyttan' , 105.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Norrkoping
♥   Amusement park 'Kolmården Wildlife Park' Kolmården, 17.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parken Zoo' Eskilstuna, 87.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Astrid Lindgren World' Vimmerby, 104.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Norrkoping
♥   Water park 'Gustavsvik' Örebro, 92.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Kokpunkten water park' Västerås, 114.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Norrkoping - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Norrkoping - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Norrkoping?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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