Trips & Tips
A true paradise for adventurous souls. We have put together a few ideas for you
For those who can use a little variety along with the quiet of Snokebo-Gård, here are a few tips:
Things to do in Snokebo:
Bike rental on the farm, beautiful cycling routes in all directions
Hiking – The “Djursdalarundan”, a wonderful hiking trail (walking time about 2.5 hours) with picnic areas starts right before the farm.
If you are looking for burn some extra calories, the loop crosses a long-distance hiking trail. In fact, the long-distance trail passes through the Norra Kvill National Park. Breathtaking even in the wintertime.
A few minutes (by bike) from Snokebo, we find the great Krön Lake. It is a top spot for kayaking, where you can book kayak and canoe tours of up to three days.
Picking mushrooms and berries in the surrounding forests
Jogging without end
Fishing. In winter, ice fishing
Rowing boat available
Baden / Swimming
Sauna. Price per sauna use SEK 80.-
In snowy winters, you can practice scross-country skiing
Town of Vimmerby – Astrid Lindgren’s World
Vimmerby is only a short 10-minute drive from Snokebo.
There is much to discover in and around Vimmerby walking in the footsteps of Astrid Lindgren, This is the birthplace of one of the most popular children’s writers in the world. For example, you can make a “Astrid Lindgren day” and visit the movie theaters in the area. They are between 20 – 40 minutes away.
For your convenience, the tourist office in Vimmerby offers outstanding services in different languages. What is more, the staff always offers the latest activity ideas and insider’s tips (the best lakes, kayak rentals, fishing, biking …). Last but not least, you can buy nice Swedish accessories. Vimmerby’s commercial scene boasts great restaurants, but also numerous cafes and shops.
Links to Vimmerby
· Astrid Lindgren country . See fairy tales come true! Astrid Lindgren’s World offers unforgettable experiences for children and adults.
· Astrid Lindgren museum and childhood home in Näs.
· Visit Katthult or Bullerbü , the movie locations
· Tourist Information Vimmerby
· Kalles Playland – Large Indoor play area
Things to do around Snokebo and Vimmerby
The Kvill nature reserve lies 20 kilometers northwest of Vimmerby. The reserve is open to the public and comprises a total of 30 hectares of outstanding scenery very close toNorra Kvill National Park. Among various wonders, you can take beautiful hiking trails, or marvel at the thickest oak in Europe.
Only 40 minutes away from Snokebo we find Västervik, rightfully known as The pearl of the Baltic Sea. A charming summer town by the sea. From Västervik, you can make several trips to the archipelago and swimming pools on the Baltic Sea. Or you can stroll aimlessly through the city, enjoying the invigorating air, and indulge yourself with a Räksmörgås. Ferries to Gotland leave from here (two-day trip).
Golfing in Västervik, directly on the Baltic Sea
TheElk Park Målillais a short 40-minute drive from Snokebo. Whether you are into wildlife or not, these impressive animals are worth a visit. Even more so if your travel with the whole family!
Let the breeze ruffle your hair through Småland. Take a trolley handcar from Hultsfred to Målilla. Ride the trolley through the woods and past the Småland Lakes.
Nils Holgersson Parklies just 10 minutes away from Vimmerby. This beautiful area offers various activities, including climbing expeditions.
On a two-day trip to Öland, you can pay a visit to the Kingdom of Crystal of southern Sweden, a bewildering attraction found between Kalmar and Växjö.
Eskjö, a cute wooden city between Vimmerby and Jönköping, is definitely worth your time.
We will gladly give further advice!
or as Pippi would say: Lazing about is wonderful!