Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Kalmar

Enjoy a holiday with sun and swimming, shopping and entertainment, art and culture. Kalmar offers the opportunities of a large city along with the charm of a smaller place. Within walking and cycling distance, you can enjoy beaches, parks, forests, meadows, cobblestone streets, shops, museums, cafés, and galleries. And an honest-to-goodness castle with pinnacles and towers. Today, Kalmar is a modern city, but wherever you go, you feel the pulse of history.

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Did You Know That…

...the creator of Father Christmas, Jenny Nyström, was born in Kalmar in 1854. ...Erik XIV had a secret escape route via the royal privy at Kalmar Castle. ...potato dumplings and Kalmar flounder are two well-known dishes from here. ...Gustav III had a royal distillery at Kalmar Castle. ...there are about 64,500 bolts in the Öland Bridge. ...Kalmar’s city arms are the Nordic region’s oldest. Kalmar there are two extremely rare handkerchief trees, that bloom in spring like fluttering white handkerchiefs. ...Kalmar has twice been awarded Europe’s finest architectural prize, Europa Nostra. see only about one-third of the Öland Bridge. The remaining two-thirds was erected under the surface of the water. ...the Old Water Tower has been converted to attractive flats, which are somewhat difficult to furnish with their curved walls. ...”Kalmar” is an old Swedish word that means stony ground or stone embankment.

Kalmar Castle

The history of this legendary castle stretches back over 800 years. Its present appearence dates from the 16th century, when the Vasa kings rebuilt it in the style of a Renaissance palace, with furnishings in the continental manner.
Adresse: Kungsgatan 1
Telefon: +46 480 45 14 90
Åpningstider: 8 April–25 June: daily 10am–4pm. 26 June–31 August: daily 10am–6pm. September–October: daily 10am–4pm. See website for more opening hours and information about guided tours.

Kalmar Cathedral

Kalmar Cathedral is one of the few unaltered buildings from Sweden’s period as a great power.
Adresse: Stortorget, S-391 21, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 (0) 480-123 00
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 8 am - 3:30 pm Wednesday 8 am - 6:30 pm Saturday - Sunday 9 am - 4 pm

Kalmar läns museum

Kalmar County museum is found in a big building that once contained Kalmar steam mill. The museum offers exhibitions throughout the year. The biggest exhibition presents the warship “Kronan” that sank at the south coast of Öland 1676. In addition, the museum presents temporary exhibitions on current social and cultural topics.
Adresse: Skeppsbrogatan 51, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-45 13 00
Åpningstider: Monday, Thursday, Friday: 10a.m. - 4p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday: 10a.m. - 8p.m. Saturday-Sunday 11a.m. - 4p.m.

Kalmar Art Museum

In the centre of Kalmar you will find one of Sweden's most renowned art museums. This is an extremely contemporary art museum, aimed at stimulating discussion of issues that affect the future of humanity and the challenges facing the region.
Adresse: Stadsparken, S-392 33, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 (0) 480-42 62 82
Åpningstider: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12pm - 3pm Wednesday 5pm - 9pm Saturday, Sunday 11am - 4pm Monday closed

Västerport (The West Gate)

This magnificent town gate is called Västerport (The West Gate) or Högvakten (The Main Guard). Completed in 1658, it was the main entry to Kvarnholmen right up to 1870.
Adresse: Västerport, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 (0) 480-41 77 00

Kalmar Maritime Museum

During the last few hundred years a great number of the men of Kalmar have been employed in building ships at "Varvsholmen" (the "Ship Yard Island") for Swedish as well as foreign ship owners. It is their history, and at the same time the shipping history of Kalmar, which is exhibited at Kalmar Maritime Museum. Seamen of all categories and their families have generously contributed to the creation of this museum by donating objects of many kinds.
Adresse: Södra Långgatan 81, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 (0) 480-158 75
Åpningstider: During summer, daily 11am-4pm. The rest of the year, Sundays 12am-4pm.

The Kalmarflundran sightseeing boat

In one hour, you’ll discover a Kalmar you never knew existed. Even though Kalmar is a beautiful town from land, it’s even more exciting and splendid from the water. A trip on the Kalmarflundran takes you around Kvarnholmen – the island that is now the centre of Kalmar.
Adresse: Gasthafen, Ölandskajen, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480417700

The Old Town in Kalmar

The medieval center of Kalmar, known today as the Old Town, lies right next to Kalmar Castle. It still has many well-preserved 17th- and 18th-century buildings and is an inviting cultural and historical quarter.
Adresse: Gamla stan, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 (0) 480-41 77 00

Kalmar City Park

Kalmar City Park is situated beside the castle. Johan Jeansson, a merchant of the town, a bust of whom has stood in the park since 1937, was the driving force behind the park project, and his donation enabled the park to be laid out between 1877 and 1880. The old "Vasa" monument also stands here, moved from Stensö in 1879.
Adresse: Stadsparken, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 (0) 480-45 04 50


Skälby is one of the many green areas located close to the city. The animals and well-preserved buildings of the 4H farm preserves the feel of an old farm. The area is child-friendly, closed to traffic, and features a large playground. Visit the rabbits, pigs, cows, chickens, goats, sheep, horses and cats that live here. Everyone is welcome to the farm!
Adresse: Skälby 4H-gård, S-39238, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 (0)480-237 79
Åpningstider: 4H-farm: Open daily 8am – 6:30pm Café: Open daily 10am - 4pm


In Äventyrsbadet swimming center, you can swim, play around and have fun!
Adresse: Smålandsgatan 21, 39234, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-45 27 00

Stensö Recreation Area

Stensö, about 2.5 km south of central Kalmar, is one of our most popular outdoor recreation areas. Stensö boasts a three-star camp site, rental cottages, a cafe and restaurant, jogging trails, miniature golf and lovely natural surroundings.
Adresse: Stensö, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 (0) 480-45 06 00

The Krusenstiernska House

A 19th century, middle-class home in the old town, only 200 meters from the castle. With its furnishings intact, the house is a museum open to the public during the summer. The fine garden is ideal for picnics or strolls.
Adresse: St. Dammgatan 9, S-392 46, Kalmar
Åpningstider: 15 May - 31 August Daily 11a.m. - 5:30p.m. 1 September - 17 September Daily 11a.m. - 4:30p.m. N.B. Saturdays and Sundays in July, the Krusenstiernska House is closed because of theatre. During Midsummer (June 23-25) the Krusenstiernska House is closed.

Larmgatan 10

Restaurant Larmgatan 10 offers a classic international menu, with a focus on meat dishes. International cuisine, a la carte, no lunch. Appr. 90 places.
Adresse: Södra Långgatan 6, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-86525

Stekhuset Restaurant

Stekhuset is a very popular restaurant, located in nice places close to the harbour in the centre of Kalmar. European kitchen, from Italy, France, Portugal and Spain. À la carte, no lunch. Appr. 100 seats.
Adresse: Skeppsbron 1, S-392 31, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-423858

Castle Restaurant Kalmar

Acquire a taste for Kalmar Castle! At the Castle Restaurant Kalmar we serve fantastic food, fine pastries, real coffee and exquisite deserts. Welcome and feel the taste of Kalmar Castle!
Adresse: Kungsgatan 1, 39233
Telefon: +46 0480-10020
Åpningstider: We are open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 6 p.m. Welcome to have a seat and enjoy!

Gröna Stugan Restaurant

International and Swedish cuisine, daily lunch and à la carte. Appr. 90 seats.
Adresse: Larmgatan 1, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-158 58

Källaren Kronan Restaurant

Restaurant Källaren Kronan is a modern restaurant located in a historical building, dating from the 1700s. Traditional swedish food and à la carte. Lunch only on Saturdays. Approx. 100 seats.
Adresse: Ölandsgatan 7, S-392 31, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-411400

Stufvenäs Gästgifveri

Modern hotel - and conference center with a kitchen of superior class. Today's lunch, a la carte and gourmet food in an estate environment. Appr. 250 seats.
Adresse: Stuvenäsvägen 1, S-385 97, Söderåkra
Telefon: +46 0486-21900

Ernesto Ristorante

Traditional Italian restaurant (trattoria) with à la carte every day, and lunch offer at weekends. Appr. 90 seats.
Adresse: Södra Långgatan 5, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-24100

Stars and Stripes

Restaurant with a big grill menu and sports entertainment all week with a large number of channels. The outside seating area has lovely views over Kalmar’s guest harbour.
Adresse: Skeppsbrogatan 12, 39231, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-492050

Park Hermina

Welcome to Park Hermina, Kalmar's exciting new restaurant ! In autumn 2015, restaurateur trio Robert Gustafsson, Vicky von der Lancken and Anders Hansson took over Byttan in Kalmar to create the exciting new Park Hermina experience.
Adresse: Slottsvägen, 392 33, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-163 60

Rosenlundska Källaren

Nice restaurant in a historical environment. Swedish kitchen. Lunch and à la carte. Appr. 60 seats.
Adresse: Östra Sjögatan 3, S-392 31, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-86935

Kalmar Kött & Bar

The food is prepared from scratch with the best raw produce and adapted according to the season.
Adresse: Larmtorget 2, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-28830


En Trappa Upp Mat & Café is located in Modehuset at Hansa City in Kalmar. Carefully prepared traditional cuisine, ice cream bar and coffee every day of the week. Around 85 places.
Adresse: Bilbyggarvägen 8, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-20640

Kalmar Rasta

Well-cooked plain food, daily specials 11-20 and sandwiches, pastry and à la carte. Within walking distance to the shopping centre Hansa City and the football stadium.
Adresse: Ölandsleden 7, S-393 56, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-28050


Restaurant Bistro5 is housed in Kalmarsund Hotel, centrally located in a quiet pedestrian street in the center of the city.
Adresse: Fiskaregatan 5, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-480380

Ming Palace

Traditional Chinese food, à la carte, and daily lunch. Appr. 110 seats.
Adresse: Fiskaregatan 7, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-16686


App restaurant with dishes of all kinds from all of the world's cuisines in tapas format. Centrally located in the heart of Kalmar with approximately 250 places.
Adresse: Kaggensgatan 16, 392 32, KALMAR

Kafé Ångkvarnen

Live siècle cafe located in Kalmar County Museum. Homemade pastries, sandwiches and pies. Appr. 60 sites.
Adresse: Skeppsbrogatan 51, S-392 31, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-451360

Wayne's Coffee

The café serves its own brand of coffee, pastries from its own bakery and food made from natural, high quality raw produce. Generous opening times.
Adresse: Larmtorget 4, 39232, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-54590

The Castle Café

In our beautiful castle café we serve warm lunches, fantastic pastries and home-made bread. This time of year you are not required to pay the entrance fee to the castle if you only wish to visit the café. Afterwards, should you decide you want to see the rest of the castle, you can always buy a ticket in the castle shop.
Adresse: Kungsgatan 1, 39233, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-100 20
Åpningstider: On weekdays between Wednesdays and Fridays, warm and cold lunches are served between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. During weekends, the opening hours of the café are the same as those of the castle.

Espresso House

The café roasts its own coffee of the very highest quality and bakes buns and cakes in its own bakery.
Adresse: Storgatan 11, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 010-5101259


Genuine cafe in an old building in Kalmar port. Sandwiches with homemade toppings, pies and cakes. Appr. 50 locations.
Adresse: Skeppsbron 2, S-392 31, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-10667

Kafé Gamla Lotsutkiken

Cafe with much atmosphere, located in Kalmar port. Sandwiches with homemade toppings, also lunch and home cooking. Appr. 50 locations.
Adresse: Tjärhovet, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-18996

Krusenstiernska Gården

Cafe with home-made pastries in a cozy, lush garden in the Old Town. Open in summer from May to September.
Adresse: Stora Dammgatan 9, S-392 46, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-411552
Åpningstider: OPENING HOURS 2017 15 May - 31 August Daily 11a.m. - 5p.m. 1 September - 17 September Daily 11a.m. - 4p.m. N.B. Saturdays and Sundays in July, the Krusenstiernska House is closed because of theatre. During Midsummer (June 23-25) the Krusenstiernska House is closed

Kullzénska Caféet

Well-known cafe in historic atmosphere, decorated in a 1800 building. Homemade cakes and pies. Appr. 100 seats.
Adresse: Kaggensgatan 26, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-28882

Holmgrens Konditori

Well-known café with its own bakery, and a wide variety of cakes, pastries and sandwiches. Appr. 70 seats.
Adresse: Kaggensgatan 5, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-10059

Fiesta Konditori

Own bakery. Appr. 45 seats.
Adresse: Larmgatan 30, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 (0) 48086042

4 Kök Restaurant & Café

Restaurant 4 Kök provides a wide offer of the Swedish and the international cuisine, with lunch and catering. Appr. 120 seats.
Adresse: Storgatan 21, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-23500

Lilla Puben

Nice pub with central location by Larmtorget. Great beer and whiskey selection. Even lighter dishes. Appr. 60 sites.
Adresse: Larmgatan 24, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-422422


This family-friendly restaurant and sports bar with food from the American kitchen is centrally located in the heart of Kalmar, on Larmtorget.
Adresse: Larmtorget 4, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-493776

Pipes of Scotland

Scottish pub with affordable menus, housed in the City hotel locations. Great beer and whiskey selection. Appr. 80 seats.
Adresse: Stortorget 14, S-392 31, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-496909


Restaurant with à la carte and simple dishes, nightclub and sports bar. Outdoor dining in the summer. About 70 seats in the restaurant.
Adresse: Norra Långgatan 7, S-39232, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-424230

Stars and Stripes

Restaurant with a big grill menu and sports entertainment all week with a large number of channels. The outside seating area has lovely views over Kalmar’s guest harbour.
Adresse: Skeppsbrogatan 12, 39231, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-492050

Krögers Pub & Restaurant

Popular pub with typical pub-dishes and à la carte. Appr. 60 seats.
Adresse: Larmtorget 7, S-392 32, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-26550

Söderport Café & Restaurant

Söderport is located in beautiful environment in Old Town, at the Kalmar Castle and City Park. Bistro Menu, a la carte and cafe. Around 70 seats + 150 outside.
Adresse: Slottsvägen 1, S-392 33, Kalmar
Telefon: +46 0480-12501

Kalmar City - Kvarnholmen

Kvarnholmen, Kalmar’s charming urban core, has been awarded the Europa Nostra Award on two occasions for its well-preserved urban environment. You will find a wide range of shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants here. All within walking distance.


Baronen Shopping Center is situated in the central parts of Kalmar by the guestharbour. Baronen has over 40 boutiques whereof 4 are restaurants and cafes.
Adresse: Skeppsbrogatan


Shopping gallery in the city centre’s midst, where you will find clothing shops, cafés and restaurants, among other things.
Adresse: Storgatan 21


Gallery in the middle of the city with a restaurant and shops that sell shoes, clothing, jewellery, pictures and furnishings.
Adresse: Norra Långgatan 16

Giraffens Shopping Centre

Girrafens Shopping Centre is located just outside the city centre. Supermarkets, Swedish Alcohol Retailing Monopoly, pharmacies, clothes, sport, leisure and technology stores.
Adresse: Polhemsgatan

Hansa City

Hansa City offers a great selection within consumer electronics, construction, gardening, food, sports, home décor and a fashion house with more than 25 stores.
Adresse: E22/Ölandsleden

Travel To Kalmar

You can travel to Kalmar by car, bus, train, air, or boat. There are bus lines to Stockholm, Göteborg, and Malmö as well as daily train connections to Stockholm, Göteborg and Malmö/Copenhagen. The Copenhagen train stops at Kastrup Airport for connection with international and other airlines. Kalmar Airport is only about ten minutes by car from the city centre and has several daily connections with Arlanda and Bromma. Charter flights also go to popular destinations.

Guest Harbours

If you come by your own boat, you can moor in the guest harbour located right in the city centre, or if you want to experience idyllic Småland, it could be to your advantage to moor in the guest harbours at Revsudden and Ekenäs.


There are several daily departures to Kalmar from Stockholm, Göteborg, and Malmö/Copenhagen. There are also train connections with Karlskrona. Linköping is served by "Kustpilen", which stops at Blomstermåla, Högsby, Hultsfred, and Vimmerby.
Adresse: Stationsgatan 5
Telefon: +46 480 362210
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 06.40-18.00. Sat 08.40-15.00. Sun 10.30-17.00

Mobile home parking

There are parking places for mobile homes at the tourist office. The fee is 200 SEK and that includes access to the service building with toilets and showers and electricity. Free wireless internet is also included in the fee. Payment is made at the tourist office or to the guest harbor master. Call us in advance if you will arrive when the office is closed.
Adresse: Ölandskajen 9
Telefon: +46 480 417700


In Kalmar, there are several taxi companies. Taxi Kalmar Tel: +46 480 444444 Nettotaxi Tel: +46 480 16000 Taxi Kurir Kalmar Tel: +46 480 424100 Taxi Top Cabino Tel: +46 480 28000


Country code: +46 Dialling code: (0)480