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Jönköping offers some of the best experiences in Sweden. Nature has been wonderfully generous in this region, dotted with beautiful small lakes, rolling wooded hills, meadows, wetlands and - not least - a kilometre long beach in the town centre. Jönköping is an ideal venue for meetings and trade, strategically located between Sweden's three largest cities, and the warm local population is eager to share their natural assets and hospitality.

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Astrid Lindgren's World

Welcome to Astrid Lindgrens Värld, a world full of fairytale characters created by author Astrid Lindgren. In this theatre- and theme park you will meet all the characters from Astrid Lindgren's books in their true settings. Everyone can meet the characters, they perform scenes from the books and improvise situations involving the children in the park. The amusement park is located in the small city in Småland, Vimmerby, where Astrid Lindgren where born. Astrid Lindgren’s World is open from 12 May to 29 August and on weekends in September, as well as certain weeks in October (week 422) and November (weeks 43 and 44).

Astrid Lindgrens Värld, Vimmerby, Jönköping
High Chaparall

Welcome to the Wild West! This amusement park is not like any other amusement park. A visit to High Chaparall, in Småland, makes you forget about the rest of the world and you will get memories for life. You will meet people like Lucky Luke, cowboys, Indians - and you will be a part of the adventure! Take an exiting train ride, wash for gold like it was the year of 1849 or why not take a horseback ride like a real cowgirl or cowboy?

High Chaparall, Hillerstorp, Jönköping
Aqua Dinner & Drinks

When you visit Aqua Dinner & Drinks you will be served the trendiest drinks and the best wines. The restaurant offer Scandinavian food with a touch of France and Italy. The atmosphere is very bright, trendy and the colors are inspired from water, aqua. In the summer the restaurant is also located on Hamnpiren, The harbour pier by the water.

Barnarpsgatan 24, Jönköping

The Nuevo Elegante Osteria is a restaurant, bar and bistro by the lake Munksjön. The chefs are making the food with love and the flavor’s inspired from the Mediterranean. You will find very good tapas at N.E.O, and Friday and Saturday local DJ:s play music in the bar upstairs.

Södra Strandgatan 6, Jönköping
Jönköping City

Take a stroll down town if you are in the mood for shopping. The city of Jönköping has a lot to offer – a total of 206 small shops and large department stores are filled with clothes, food and bargains for you to discover and enjoy. The main street for shopping is Östra Storgatan, located in the Östra Centrum area, where the main stores are located. But don’t be afraid to explore Klostergatan, in the Västra Centrum area, where you will find craft shops, second hand shops and locally produced vegetables and delicacies. Most stores are open til 6 pm during weekdays, and 4 pm on saturdays. Sundays, the stores in the city are closed.

Lantmätargränd 59, Jönköping

Asecs is Jönköping’s old military regement, which has been transformed into a grand shopping centre. Here you can browse through 80 stores and restaurants of various kinds. Small shops and large department stores under the same roof create an exciting, yet cosy atmosphere. Busses go to the Asecs area frequently, and the opening hours are very generous. The mall is open 10 am to 8 pm on weekdays, 10 am to 6 pm on Saturdays, and 11 am to 5 pm on Sundays.

Kompanigatan 36, Jönköping


Sweden can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.


Jönköping Airport is located 9 kilometers from Jönköping City Centre and close to the R40 road (Gothenburg — Västervik). The easiest way to go to or from the airport is by taxi. Please check the price with the driver before making the journey. Most company apply fixed prices to Jönköping Centre. There is a regular bus service (Line 27) to and from Jönköping city center. The journey takes about 20 minutes. Fee according Länstrafiken urban traffic. For timetable: www.jlt.se There are also car rental companies located at the airport such as Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz.

Jönköping airport