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Växjö

Växjö

Växjö is the very heart of southeast Sweden – in the middle of Småland, in the middle of southern Sweden. There is a lot to see, experience and do here – unique shops and world-class restaurants. A thriving culture and art programme, an intimate café culture and several award-winning culinary eating-houses. If you would like to experience genuine Småland nature, take one of the many cycle and footpaths straight out into the forests! A kingdom of crystal is just around the corner, as is the kingdom of furniture. Welcome!

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Växjö Lakers

Växjö Lakers won the Swedish Hockey League in 2015 and has played in the highest Swedish division since 2011. At their home arena, Vida Arena, you can let the hockey match become an evening’s entertainment with dinner and a really festive atmosphere. Vida Arena holds 5 700 spectators.

Address
Vida Arena, Storgatan 86
Football

Växjö DFF has in a few years gone from divison 1 to the highest division in Sweden, Damallsvenskan. Myresjöhus Arena holds around 12 000 spectators and lies in the Arena City of Växjö. Tickets to Växjö DFF:s games can be purchased at Myresjöhus Arena. Östers IF has a long football tradition and the club dates back to 1930. The team plays in the next highest division, Superettan. Myresjöhus Arena holds around 12 000 spectators and lies in the Arena City of Växjö. Tickets to Östers IF:s games can be purchased at Myresjöhus Arena or online.

PM & Vänner

PM & Vänner has been at the helm of Swedish gastronomy for many years. The restaurant has received many international and local accolades and awards. The philosophy is built on the cornerstones of "forest, lake and meadow", a constant search for the best ingredients, always with an emphasis on locally and ecologically farmed products. PM & Vänner has a star in Guide Michelin and is ranked in White Guide.

Address
Storgatan 22-24
Izakaya Moshi

An Izakaya is a japanese pub or "drop in". They can be luxurious or simple but the well- prepared small dishes are always in the center. Inspiration comes from Japan of course but also from Vietnam, Korea and China. Listed in White Guide.

Address
Södra Järnvägsgatan 2, Växjö
Växjö City

Växjö City centre is a meeting and shopping location where there is a lot going on. Here you get the pulse of a large city combined with the warm welcome of a smaller town. It has has been awarded the distinction of being "The best City Centre of the year." In Växjö City centre you find over 200 shops, plenty of street food, cafés with character and restaurants for all wallets and tastes. It is open 7 days a week. Växjö City centre also has an entire street, "The Glass Street", dedicated to exciting creations from the most known artists from The Kingdom of Chrystal.

Grand Samarkand

One of Växjö´s most visited locations in recent years is the shopping center Grand Samarkand. It has been named the best Shopping Centre in the Nordic Countries. About 70 shops, cafes and restaurants are welcoming you. Classic fashion brands, both Swedish and international, are mixed with new and exciting concepts. Grand Samarkand is open seven days a week.

Public transportation

Public transport in Växjö is bus. Most buses depart from, or pass the travel center (“resecentrum”). There is also a customer center connected to the travel center. For a number of years, city buses will not pass or stay at the travel center due to the rebuilding and development of the area. City buses will instead depart from Kronobergsgatan in Växjö. TICKETS You can buy a ticket in the following ways: - On the bus (by credit or cash. If paying by cash, an additional fee will be charged). - Mobile ticket through the app “Länstrafiken Kronoberg”. Available in App Store and Google Play. - Travel cards (available as discount cards and periodic cards). You can buy the travel card on board the bus, at Länstrafikens customer center or other sales outlets. VISITOR TICKETS There is also a visitor ticket that suits you as a tourist or temporary visitor, who wants to do several bus or train journeys during your stay. The visitors ticket is valid in Växjö city traffic and for the whole county during 24 or 72 hours. Visitor tickets for Växjö city traffic is available on board the bus, at the customer center located in Växjö travel center and at other sales outlets. You can buy a visitor ticket for the whole county at the ticket machines at the train stations. GOOD TO KNOW - If there is space, you can bring a regular two-wheeled bike by train and in the regional traffic. - Bike is not allowed on the city buses. - You can bring a stroller without charge if there is space on the bus. The driver decides if there is room. - You are not allowed to drink alcohol on buses, trains, in waiting rooms or weather shelters. Click on the connecting link for timetables and travel planner.

Bicycles

BIKES FOR RENTAL If you wish to rent a bike: Smålands Cykel - Rental of regular bicycles Västra Esplananden 15 352 31 Växjö +46(0) 470-475 48 Växjö MTB - Rental of mountainbikes Smedjegatan 7 352 46 Växjö +46 (0) 73-55 36 158 / info(at)vaxjomtb.com RentBike - Rental of regular bicycles, electric bicycles and mountainbikes Hagdalsvägen 10 A 352 46 Växjö +46 (0) 73-55 36 158 / info(at)rentbike.se BICYCLE PUMPS - There are two bicycle pumps in Växjö city center – free for anyone to use. One is located at Vattentorget and one by Speakers Corner (the cross between Storgatan/Bäckgatan). - The bicycle pumps can also be used for strollers and wheelchairs. BICYCLE MAP Växjös bicycle map contains several bicycle tours, tips and rules concerning cyclists. You can pick up a mat at Växjö Tourist Center or find it digitally by clicking on the link.