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Things to do

In Kalmar you will find history, culture, the tranquillity of nature and exciting events within easy reach. In short, there are plenty of things to do in Kalmar. Below, we present a couple of them. If you want more tips, visit our front desk and lobby.


Looking for entertainment in Kalmar? KalmarSalen is the place to be for different arrangements.

Here you can enjoy concerts, theaters, musicals, stand up shows, venues, seminars and much more.

KalmarSalen is also a great venue for conferences and congresses.

Kalmar Castle

Visit Kalmar Castle. This might be Kalmar's most outdated tourist attraction, but still one of the most popular. Most things at the castle looks like it did in 1592. But the castle is even older than that, actually this legendary landmark is dating back to the 12th century.

Experience exciting ghost walks and guided tours of the dungeons, or just stroll around and enjoy the beautiful scenery, with the parks and the sea around it.


Kalmar läns museum

Kalmar läns museum (Kalmar County Museum) is an interesting activity for both young and old.

Learn more about the history of Kalmar, get to know the illustrator Jenny Nyström and see fascinating objects recovered from The Royal Ship Kronan, which sank in the Baltic Sea on a summer day in 1676.

If you get hungry when you are there, we highly recommend the museums award winning restaurant and café.

Photo credit: Kalmar läns musum