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A beautiful, wooded area with a strong connection to one of the country's most beloved and internationally known writers. With names on the map such as Katthult (which is really called Gibberyd), Vimmerby and Mariannelund, everyone understands that it is about Astrid Lindgren and our literary national dress Emil in Lönneberga. Here you will find everything from the author's childhood home and the theme park Astrid Lindgren's world to Sweden's oldest tree Kvilleken. 

Presentation photographer: Emma Jansson

Based on picturesque Vimmerby, the tourist office has developed a number of charming trails that allow you to experience several of the area's attractions by cycling.

In Astrid Lindgren's world with almost 500,000 visitors a year, you get to know the well-known characters from the books for real and live in well-known environments such as Mattisborgen, Bullerbyn (the filming location is in nearby Sevedstorp), Villa Villekulla and Katthult. The area around Vimmerby also offers a number of fine bathing places, beautiful churches, the Stenriket and the charming lookout spot at Övrakulla. Then Kvilleken is not only the country's oldest tree, but also the largest, and one of Europe's most impressive oaks.

Here you will find one map from the tourist office.


Jönköping county traffic
Bicycles must not be taken on regional buses or in city traffic.

See and experience

  • local_seeAstrid Lindgren's Nose
  • local_seeAstrid Lindgren's World
  • local_seeBrunnsparken Södra Vi
  • local_seeBrånhult
  • local_seeDjursdala church
  • local_seeDjursdalarundan
  • local_seeKvilleken
  • local_seePelarne Church
  • local_seeSevedstorp
  • local_seeStenriket in Björkesnäs
  • local_seeTuna Church & Parish Home
  • local_seeThe ship's ship
  • local_seeÖvrakulla

Bicycle Maps

  • Bicycle map 16 Northern Småland coast cover

    Bicycle map Northern Småland coast

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Connecting bicycle routes

Other info

http://www.vimmerby.com/astrid-lindgrens-vimmerby/