Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i 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 Cathedral

Växjö cathedral is one of Småland´s most visited places every year. The church is from the 12th century. The cathedral is located close to the shore of Lake Växjö. The imposing twin steeples can be seen over virtually the whole town. The cathedral is full of Småland studio art glass and a wander around the building takes us through several of the bible's narratives. The triptych altar screen, sculptured by world-famous glass artist Bertil Vallien, forms the tree of life: from death to life.
Adresse: Linnégatan 2A, Växjö
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Växjö art gallery

The art gallery shows exhibitions of Swedish and international artists. The gallery has a wide ranging program of events, with cultural evenings, lectures, concerts, workshops and happenings. The art in Växjö art gallery is contemporary, and the purpose is to be up to date and show border-crossing art. They have two rooms for exhibitions. Sometimes, they arrange a so called art lab, where you can try different types of art, both for children and adults. The admission is always free to the own happenings and exhibitions that Växjö art gallery have.
Adresse: Västra Esplanaden 10, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470-414 75
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Växjö Art Site

Växjö Art Site is an art string and can be found around the lake Växjösjön. The works of art are voted for and chosen by the residents of Växjö. In the app "Offentlig Konst in Växjö" you can follow the Art Site on a map and read more about the works of art (in Swedish only). There is also a web version of the app for those who want to explore the art on a computer.
Adresse: Växjösjön
Telefon: Växjö Touristinformation +46 470 434 00
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Street of Glass Art

On "Glasgatan"/the Street of Glass Art you can see the work of world famous studio glass designers. Seven glass artists were commissioned to do a sculpture to adorn the central street Sandgärdsgatan in Växjö. The result was the Street of Glass Art, which opened in 2011. In one end of Sandgärdsgatan lies Växjö cathedral that wraps up the Street of Glass with it´s triptych altar screen, sculptured by Bertil Vallien. The artists of the Glass Street are Bertil Vallien, Ulrica Hydman-Vallien, Kjell Engman, Göran Wärff, Ludvig Löfgren, Åsa Jungnelius and Anna Ehrner.
Adresse: Sandgärdsgatan, Växjö
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The Linneaus Garden

The Linneaus garden participated in Chelsea Flower Show in London in May 2007 - one of Europe's most prestigious garden shows. It was awarded a gold medal.The garden is permanently displayed on the shore of the Trummen Lake Växjö. The Linnaeus Garden was designed by the landscape architect Ulf Nordfjell. He has created a modern Linnaeus tribute garden that reflects today's interest in architecture, art, design, nature and gardens. Familiar wild varieties are displayed in simple arrangements with typical Linnaeus varieties, all framed by traditional Swedish materials such as granite, timber and steel.
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Småland museum & The Swedish glass museum

Culture Park Småland accommodates several different cultural sights that displays Småland culture up close. In the "museum park", in central Växjö, lies Småland's Museum, the Swedish Glass museum and The House of Emigrants. The Swedish Glass Museum shows the magical world of glass from different periods Småland Museum opened in its own building in 1885. In the permanent exhibitions, you can find everything from Neolithic objects, a silver treasure from the Viking Age and opera singer Christina Nilsson’s emerald jewelry. The museum contains both a café and a shop.
Adresse: Södra Järnvägsgatan 2, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470-704200
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Växjö Lakers

Växjö Lakers won the Swedish Hockey League in 2015 and 2018. The team 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.
Adresse: Vida Arena, Storgatan 86
Telefon: +46(0)470-32 97 00
Billetter: http://vlh.ebiljett.nu/
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National park Åsnen

Åsnen was made a national park in March 2018, which means that the nature in the surroundings is unique and of international interest. The national park is about 19 kvm, and 75% of the area is water. The main entrance is situated by the bridge Sunnabron near the narrow that leads to the largest island in Åsnen, Sirkön. Hiking paths leads to Bjurkärr. Bjurkärr has one of Sweden’s most valuable broad-leaved deciduous forests, since it is very rich in species. The bird life is rich and you can find unusual insects, moss and lichen here. The other entrance to the national park is situated by the left shore of Åsnen and near the mountain Trollberget. Here you can find leaflets about the national park and also both broad-leaved deciduous trees and conifer trees such as pine and fir trees. Additionally, there is a shore by the lake and wetland forest, all in the same small area. Some places in the national park have toilets, fire places and resting places. Some have paths marked with different colours and a wooden deck near the lake where you can unpack your basket with Swedish fika and just enjoy the view of Åsnen, with all its lakes and water.
Adresse: Sunnabron Parkering, Nationalpark Åsnen, 355 97 Växjö
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Biking

Cycling is popular in Växjö. The city have many excellent cycletours to discover - everything from the "Växjö eight" of 8 km to Sydostleden of 270 km. You can also cycle "Växjö runt" (around Växjö) - just over 40 km. Click on the weblink to see all cycletours in Växjö.
Telefon: Växjö Tourist Information +46 470 434 00
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Växjö Vipers

Växjö Vipers is the floorball team of Växjö and plays in the highest division in Sweden, SSL. In 2017 they achieved a silver medal. Fortnox Arena is their home arena and is one of the most modern floorball arenas in Sweden. It holds 1 600 spectators.
Adresse: Fortnox Arena, Hejaregatan 5, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470-51 50 52
Billetter: http://vipers.se/biljetter/
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The Southeast trail

The Southeast trail ("Sydostleden") is a 270 km long cycletour between Växjö and Simrishamn. It runs through 9 municipalities and 3 counties. 80 % of the tour is on asphalt. You can start or finish the tour in Växjö with plenty of hotels, shops, restaurants and cafés. To and from Växjö you can take the train to international airports such as Sturup (Malmo), Kastrup (Copenhagen) and Landvetter (Gothenburg) in less than three hours. Click on the link for more information (for English click "Meny").
Telefon: Växjö Touristinformation +46 470 434 00
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Leo's Lekland

Leo's Lekland is the children's paradise. The play area of 5,600 square metres is on three floors with suspension bridges, an ocean of balls, tunnels and different types of slides. Other activities include air-hockey, pedal cars and trampolines. While the children play around, parents and friends can socialize and eat well. In the parents lounge there is a café, TV, open internet network as well as range of newspapers and magazines.
Adresse: Hjalmar Petris väg 40, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0) 470 73 68 10
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Fishing

With 250 lakes Växjö offers many different opportunities for fishermen. Apart from the big lakes such as Åsnen and Helgasjön there are numerous of smaller lakes, rivers, streams, brooks, ponds and game fish pools. You can even fish in the central lakes of Växjö that lies only a stone´s throw from the city center. In Växjö and the surrounding area there are many beautiful places with varied nature to fish. You can buy a fishing license at: www.ifiske.se or directlyin the store Cityfiske in Växjö.
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Adventure pools

Växjö swimming baths & Aqua Mera has exciting adventure pools. This family swimming and keep-fit facility also contains a 25 metres pool with diving boards, a multi-pool for teaching, swimming school, gym, group training, solarium and cafeteria.
Adresse: Kampastigen 2, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)10-4107240
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Huseby Bruk

Huseby Bruk is a manor and a living reflection of Swedish industrial history. The environments consists of manor house, kitchen garden and orchards, several museums, naturum, craftsmen, pleasure boat and much more. Huseby shows exhibitions, provide guided tours and have a café and a restaurant. Every November Huseby Manor also provides one of the biggest Christmas Fairs in the Nordic countries.
Adresse: Huseby, Alvesta municipality
Telefon: +46 470 752097
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Skate and parkourpark

The skaterpark in Växjö is situated together with the parkourpark and is a meeting place for both performers and bystanders. The park is located close to Växjö city center and it´s shops, cafés and restaurants. The skatepark contains stairs, banks, manualpads, curbs, a pyramid and a classic bowl with poolcoping. The goal in parkour is to get from A to B, as fast and flexible as possible. The park contains about 30 obstacle such as ropes, banks, benches and fences.
Adresse: Spetsamossen, Växjö
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Kronoberg´s Castle ruins

The ruins of Kronoberg´s castle is a well visited sight in Växjö, especially during summer times when the café is open and the seamboat S/S Thor runs on Lake Helga. Kronoberg castle ruins are located on the shore of Lake Helgasjön. The castle was originally a bishop’s residence. The rebel Nils Dacke is the person most frequently associate with Kronoberg castle. Dacke’s uprising was defeated and the castle was expanded by the Swedish king Gustav Vasa and his sons, as an important part of the border defences against Denmark. After the treaty of Roskilde, however, the fortification lost its importance and fell into disrepair.
Adresse: Kronobergs slottsruin, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470-704200
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Boot Camp Växjö

Boot Camp Växjö is a 250 meter long obstacle course with 15 obstacles. It is a though course inspired by military courses and it is supposed to be physical challenging. The obstacle course is placed outdoors at Kampaängen around lake Växjö. Next to the obstacle course there are landscaped fields for volleyball and football, also outdoors. All activities are free of charge and open for everyone to use.
Adresse: Kampaängen, Växjö
Telefon: Växjö Tourist Center +46 470 733280
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Evedal's recreational area

Just north of Växjö, along the shore of Lake Helga, lies the recreational area of Evedal, originally a spa resort from the 18th century. Here you will find beaches, a marina, a ramp that can be rented to launch your boat, canoe rental, mini-golf, football pitches, adventure golf, footpaths, an inn, restaurants, hostels and a camp site. There are paddle courts here
Adresse: Evedal, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470-63034
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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.
Adresse: Storgatan 22-24
Telefon: +46 470 70 04 44
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Växjö Cathedral

Växjö cathedral is one of Småland´s most visited places. The church is from the 12th century. The cathedral is located close to the shore of Lake Växjö. The imposing twin steeples can be seen over virtually the whole town. The cathedral, large and light, is full of Småland studio art glass and a wander around the building takes us through several of the bible's narratives. The triptych altar screen, sculptured by world-famous glass artist Bertil Vallien, forms the tree of life: from death to life.
Adresse: Linnégatan 2A, Växjö
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Teleborgs Castle

Here you will meet a living castle and castle-life. The hotel business cares about the castle's history and it has been carefully renovated. Teleborg´s castle offers hotel and guesthouses. The castle has different common areas and meeting rooms; each and every one with it’s on history, suitable for groups of eight up to hundred people. The castle also houses a restaurant where you can dine with a view over the garden. Teleborgs castle was a wedding gift from the wealthy and slightly eccentric count Fredrik Bonde af Björnö, to his young wife Anna Koskull. The exterior of the castle today is virtually unchanged and is surrounded by the castle garden.
Adresse: Slottsallén, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470348980
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Växjö Art Site

Växjö Art Site is a string art and can be found around Växjösjön. The works of art are voted for and chosen by the residents of Växjö. In the app "Offentlig Konst in Växjö" you can follow the Art Site on a map and read more about the works of art (in Swedish only). There is also a web version of the app for those who want to explore the art by computer.
Adresse: Växjösjön
Telefon: Växjö Tourist Center +46 470 434 00
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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.
Adresse: Södra Järnvägsgatan 2, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470786830
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Småland museum & The Swedish glass museum

Culture Park Småland accommodates several different cultural sights that displays Småland culture up close. In the "museum park", in central Växjö, lies Småland's Museum, the Swedish Glass museum and The House of Emigrants. The Swedish Glass Museum shows the magical world of glass from different periods. Småland Museum opened in its own building in 1885. In the permanent exhibitions, you can find everything from Neolithic objects, a silver treasure from the Viking Age and opera singer Christina Nilsson’s emerald jewelry. The museum contains both a café and a shop.
Adresse: Södra Järnvägsgatan 2, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470-704200
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Växjö Lakers

Växjö Lakers won the Swedish Hockey League in 2015, 2018 and 2021. Växjö Lakers 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.
Adresse: Vida Arena, Storgatan 86
Telefon: +46(0)470-32 97 00
Billetter: http://vlh.ebiljett.nu/
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National park Åsnen

Åsnen was made a national park in March 2018, which means that the nature in the surroundings is unique and of international interest. The national park is about 1,868 hectares large, and 75% of the area is water. The main entrance is situated by the bridge Sunnabron near the narrow that leads to the largest island in Åsnen, Sirkön. Hiking paths leads to Bjurkärr. Bjurkärr has one of Sweden’s most valuable broad-leaved deciduous forests, since it is very rich in species. The bird life is rich and you can find unusual insects, moss and lichen here. The other entrance to the national park is situated by the left shore of Åsnen and near the mountain Trollberget. Here you can find leaflets about the national park and also both broad-leaved deciduous trees and conifer trees such as pine and fir trees. Additionally, there is a shore by the lake and wetland forest, all in the same small area. Some places in the national park have toilets, fire places and resting places. Some have paths marked with different colours and a wooden deck near the lake where you can unpack your basket with Swedish fika and just enjoy the view of Åsnen, with all its lakes and water.
Adresse: Sunnabron Parkering, Nationalpark Åsnen, 355 97 Växjö
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Biking

Cycling is popular in Växjö. We have many excellent cycletours to discover - everything from the "Växjö eight" of 8 km to Sydostleden of 270 km. You can also cycle "Växjö runt" (around Växjö) - just over 40 km. Click on the weblink to see all cycletours in Växjö.
Telefon: Växjö Turistinformation +46 (0) 470 434 00
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Växjö Vipers

Växjö Vipers is the floorball team of Växjö and plays in the highest division in Sweden, SSL. In 2017 they achieved a silver medal. Fortnox Arena is their home arena and is one of the most modern floorball arenas in Sweden. It holds 1 600 spectators.
Adresse: Fortnox Arena, Hejaregatan 5, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470-51 50 52
Billetter: http://vipers.se/biljetter/
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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.
Adresse: Storgatan 22-24
Telefon: +46 470 70 04 44
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Kafé de luxe

People of all kinds and ages meet in Kafé de luxe's cosy spaces to drink coffee, eat or just to have a glass of beer. Daytime they serve lunch as well as freshly baked pastries. At night time Kafé de luxe offer a menu of dishes in which raw produce from neighbouring farmers meet spices from faraway lands. At Kafé de luxe you can often enjoy live music in the basement.
Adresse: Sandgärdsgatan 19, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470740409
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Piazza Teatro

A restaurant situated at the square Teatertorget. Piazza Teatro is a Mediterranean influenced restaurant and offers many grilled dishes featuring both meat and fish. A wide variety of wines and drinks is available. They value natural Swedish ingredients, chosen regarding to the season to create gastronomical tastes. There is also a bistro and a bar.
Adresse: Teatertorget, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470736777
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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.
Adresse: Södra Järnvägsgatan 2, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470786830
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Massimo

Massimo is a restaurant where you experience real Italian food. First class Italian produce in combination with carefully selected wines. Enjoy your meal in a relaxed environment while watching the chefs work in the open kitchen.
Adresse: Sandgärdsgatan 10, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470-570 560
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Villa & Trädgård de luxe

If you are invited at a friend’s place, you do most likely not know what will be served – and that’s just the way they are handling guests at Villa de luxe. Here it is the staff that decides which dishes to serve. Villa de luxe is located right next to the well-known biergarten Trädgård de luxe at the street Kronobergsgatan. Trädgård de luxe is a pop-up biergarten under the direction of the Kafé de luxe restaurant – it is Växjö’s most secret garden. The focus is on beer and other drinks, a pleasant atmosphere and easy dishes.
Adresse: Kronobergsgatan 3, 352 33 Växjö
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La Castellina

La Castellina – a taste of Italy. The restaurant is situated in the same building as Quality Hotel™ Royal Corner. The vineyard La Castellini is situated outside of Florens and that is where the restaurant gets its inspiration from.
Adresse: Liedbergsgatan 11, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470701003
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Teleborgs Castle

There is every possibility to make the supper at the castle into a spectacle - both for the eye as for the palate. The beautiful rooms and table settings are perfect for conference lunches and official dinners as well as wedding parties. Create a menu that meets your expectations and wishes. The set menu has everything from sandwiches to luxurious dinners. Wine tastings and other events are also arranged, all according to your wishes. Advanced reservations are needed.
Adresse: Slottsallén
Telefon: +46 (0)470348980
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Bella Lanterna

Växjö’s first Italian pizzeria in a classic Italian atmosphere. The restaurant serves pizza baked in a stone oven, pasta and marinated meats. You can eat your lunch here, but also during evenings and weekends. Take away is also possible.
Adresse: Norra Järnvägsgatan 6A, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)47014050
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Villa Viks Matsalar

On the shores of Lake Tofta, just north of Växjö, you can enjoy lunch or dinner at one of Växjö's finest old houses - Villa Vik - where, at one time, the famous opera singer, Kristina Nilsson, lived. Villa Vik arrange conferences, barbecue and musical evenings, parties, wedding receptions, theme-evenings and outside catering. Take a seat on the veranda and be tempted with something from the exciting menu.
Adresse: Lenhovdavägen 72
Telefon: +46 470 652 90
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King of India

Curry, balti & tandoori house. King of India is a genuine Indian restaurant with fresh primary produce with the typical Indian spices.
Adresse: Bäckgatan 17, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470777702
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SMAK

Urban kitchen and bar. Here street-food and drinks are served with inspiration from different continents. A quick gastronomic alternative in the middle of the city.
Adresse: Västergatan 6, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470-570 555
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Öjaby Herrgård

Öjaby Herrgård serves traditional Swedish dishes with a modern touch. The ingredients used for cooking come from local producers. They are organic and fair trade, to the extent possible. The fresh herbs come from their own garden. Öjaby Herrgård serves à la carte menu, lunch and a dinner buffet as well as breakfast buffé and Sunday brunch. Here is also a well assorted wine cellar, a bar and a location for big events and festivities.
Adresse: Öjabyvägen 113, Växjö
Telefon: +46 470701620
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Båtsmannen

Restaurant in the center of the city. Lunch buffet with traditional Swedish dishes. À la carte menu in the evenings. There is also an outside dining area during the summers. The restaurant was renovated in 2007 and has more than 160 seats.
Adresse: Båtsmanstorget 1, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)47028484
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Pinchos

Pinchos is the worlds first app restaurant. The concept contains tapas dishes from all over the world served in a circus environment. You order your food in the app and when you get a push notice in your phone you can pick up your order. Pinchos serves everything from spanish quesadillas to japanese sashimi and french crème brûlée. All dishes are served as tapas.
Adresse: Klostergatan 10, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470- 73 90 05
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Umami Monkey

A real hamburger joint in central Växjö. Umami Monkey offers tastes from the whole world, packaged in the form of hamburgers and side dishes. Umami Monkey takes ingredients that have a high concentration of umami and makes a fusion out of these. The inspiration comes from Marc O’ Polo’s travels with everything from parmesan to soy as flavoring. Umami Monkey maps many of the world’s corners taste wise – China, Mexico, the French colonies, Europe – fusion, quite simply. The idea is that the street is supposed to be the world’s food.
Adresse: Storgatan 18, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470739000
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PM Bröd & Sovel

A White Guide named café and bakery right in the centre of Växjö, part om the "PM-family". PM Bröd & Sovel is situated in the basement of PM & Vänner Hotel. At PM Bröd & Sovel you can buy bread, biscuits and breakfast. At the top of the hotel there is an exclusive bar, where you can enjoy both lunch and café products - everything made by the own bakery PM Bröd & Sovel. The menu is inspired by seasonal produce, much of it ecologically from local producers.
Adresse: Norrgatan 23, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)47047075
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Askelyckan Café

Askelyckan café is from 1956 and it`s situated in the centre of the city. You can choose from a large selection of biscuits, buns, cakes, and layer-cake as well as French loaf bread and sandwiches. In the summer you can sit in the large open-air cafeteria.
Adresse: Storgatan 25, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)47012311
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Espresso House

To Espresso House all kinds of people come to enjoy a nice cup of coffee in a pleasant environment. They also offer sandwiches and salads. Espresso House in Växjö can be found on Storgatan with a nice view over the main street where people are strolling by.
Adresse: Storgatan 12, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)10-510 1323
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Toftastrand Hotell & Konditori

A hotel, café and confectionary situated by Toftasjön (Lake Tofta), with a terrace and garden seating. Toftastrand is situated 7 km North of Växjö. They serve home-baked bread, cakes and pastries. Opportunities for bathing and fishing.
Adresse: Lenhovdavägen 72
Telefon: +46 (0)47065290
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Skåres Konditori and Café

You have a lot to choose from when visiting Skåres. A café with a selection of biscuits, pastries, sandwiches, cakes, big sallad buffet, Sunday brunch and warm dishes such as lasagna and burritos. They also serve organic coffee, beer, wine, smoothies and freshly made juice. There are about 130 seats in 3 rooms and and you can sit outdoors during the summers.
Adresse: Kungsgatan 13, 352 33 Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470-125 29
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Broqvist Bakery

A central situated café from 1876 who has operated for five generations by the Broqvist family. Here serves newly baked bread, buns, biscuits and cakes etc. Open seven days a week.
Adresse: Kronobergsgatan 14
Telefon: +46 470 120 20
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Hennings

Patisserie on the street Storgatan. Here, you can find home-made chocolate pralines, a complete selection of confectionery treats, layer cakes, breakfast buffet, light lunches and catering. They are listed in the prestigious White Guide. Their coffee is organic and they aim to use as many locally produced ingredients as possible.
Adresse: Storgatan 59, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470711510
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PM Bar

PM & Vänner Bar is located on the roof of the hotel PM where the focus is on artisanal cocktails of the highest quality. This along with a menu consisting of classic international dishes with a twist Smålandian invites you to a relaxed meal at the bar or by the fireplace. PM Bar offers a mixed concept with a bar in the evenings and lunch and café during the days. During the weekend the bar turns into a nice venue with live music.
Adresse: Västergatan 10, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470-75 97 00
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Chapter House

Chapter house is a gastro pub in the centre of Växjö city with an English touch. They serve food, wine, spirits and over 150 craft beers.
Adresse: Klostergatan 7, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0) 470-399 91
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Kafé de luxe

Kafé de luxe is a meeting point for those interested in food and culture. It is a restaurant with lunch & á la carte. It has a bakery and a vibrant cult-scene. The club in the basement offers concerts, in the dining room upstairs tango is played to the coffee, and on the porch you hear jazz music from the piano.
Adresse: Sandgärdsgatan 19, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470740409
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Bishop´s Arms

Bishop´s Arms is the traditional English back-street pub. They offer over 100 different types of beer in their rustic environment. They also offer testing of both beer, wine and whiskey.
Adresse: Kungsgatan 6, Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)47027666
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Villa & Trädgård de luxe

If you are invited at a friend’s place, you do most likely not know what will be served – and that’s just the way they are meeting guests at Villa de luxe. Here it is the staff that decides which dishes to serve. Villa de luxe is located right next to the well-known biergarten Trädgård de luxe at the street Kronobergsgatan. Trädgård de luxe is a pop-up biergarten under the direction of the Kafé de luxe restaurant. The focus is on beer and other drinks, a pleasant atmosphere and easy dishes.
Adresse: Kronobergsgatan 3, 352 33 Växjö
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Växjö city

Växjö city center 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 Center of the year." In Växjö city center you can find over 200 shops, plenty of street food, cafés with character and restaurants for all wallets and tastes. Many shops are open seven days a week.
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Grand Samarkand

About 70 shops, cafes and restaurants are welcoming you at the shopping mall Grand Samarkand. Classic fashion brands, both Swedish and international, are mixed with new and exciting concepts. Grand Samarkand is open seven days a week. It has been named the best Shopping Centre in the Nordic Countries.
Adresse: Hejaregatan 32, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470-780070
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Flea markets

Flea markets are very popular in Växjö and are arranged in and around the whole town. Växjö also offers a wide range of stores that sells vintage, antiques and second hand.
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PM & Vänner Hotel

PM & Vänner Hotel is Scandinavia´s first gastro-hotel. It is located in central Växjö with 74 unique rooms and suites. PM Hotel is a first class hotel with an international character based on the gastronomic profile, regarding food, service and wine cellar. The philosophy of the hotel are the cornerstones of forest, lake and meadow. The hotel´s decor reflect this in terms of materials such as limestone from the Island of Öland and wooden floors from Småland. The hotel is designed by architect Jonas Lindvall and the decor has Ingegerd Råman made. There is also a rooftop bar with pool, sauna and city views.
Adresse: Västergatan 10, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470759700
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Elite Stadshotellet

Elite Stadshotellet is a four star business- and conference hotel. Elite hotel has something for all tastes and occasions. They offer conference and event facilities for up to 200 people. Meals are served in the restaurant Lagerlunden Bistro & Bar. You can have a drink in the bar or for a more relaxed atmosphere there is The Bishop's Arms, the pub just around the corner, which offers a wide range of beer and whiskies as well as pub food. For energetic night owls there is Grace Nightclub, located in the same building as the hotel.
Adresse: Kungsgatan 6, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)47013400
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Teleborgs Castle

Here you will meet a living castle and a castle-life. The hotel business cares about the castle's history and it has been carefully renovated. Teleborg´s castle offers hotel and guesthouses. The castle has different common areas and meeting rooms; each and every one with it’s on history, suitable for groups of eight up to hundred people. The castle also houses a restaurant where you can dine with a view over the castle garden. Teleborgs castle was a wedding gift from the wealthy and slightly eccentric count Fredrik Bonde af Björnö, to his young wife Anna Koskull. The exterior of the castle today is virtually unchanged, and is surrounded by the castle garden.
Adresse: Slottsallén, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470348980
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Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal

Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal is a family hotel with 111 rooms. It is situated in a building fron 1929 and was originally a movie theatre. The hotel lies in the city nearby shopping, culture and other entertainments only 200 meters from the railway station and bus terminal. The hotel treat all guests with afternoon sweets and evening meal. There are also conference facilities.
Adresse: Bäckgatan 10, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470722800
E-post: cc.car[email protected]
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Quality Hotel Royal Corner

Quality Hotel Royal Corner is a four star business and conference hotel with 160 rooms. Shops, attractions and sights to see are all within easy walking distance. There are 11 conference and meeting rooms with space for four to 140 people. All guests have access to the gym and relax section with a pool, bubblepool and sauna.
Adresse: Liedbergsgatan 11, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470701000
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Elite Park Hotel

Elite Park Hotel is a four star hotel with 76 rooms and is directly connected to the Växjö Concert Hall. The rooms are bright and functional and are suited for both work and recreation. The hotel is situated in the city centre close to shops, attractions and sights. Elite Park have conference premises for all occasions, from the small meeting for 2 persons, to large congresses for up to 800 people.
Adresse: Västra Esplanaden 10-14, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470702200
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Toftastrand

Situated on the shores of Lake Tofta, north of Växjö lies Toftastrand Hotel. Here you can experience that little extra that a small hotel with personal service provides. Home-baked bread, cakes and pastries is offered in the bakery/café. You can enjoy your breakfast or just a cup of coffee in the garden. They have a fully licensed restaurant. If the weather allows there are opportunities for bathing and fishing.
Adresse: Lenhovdavägen 72, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)47065290
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Hotel Esplanad

Hotel Esplanad is situated in the city center, within walking distance to the main station, shops and restaurants. Parking, breakfast and wireless internet are included in the price. The hotel is family owned and operated. There are rooms of varying size and character and there is also the possibility of fully furnished apartments for longer stays. Hotel Esplanad ahs recently renovated all of its existing rooms and built 16 brand new rooms.
Adresse: Norra Esplanaden 21 A, 352 31 Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)47022580
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Sure Hotel By Best Western Öjaby

Sure Hotel By Best Western Öjaby is situated in Öjaby mansion and has nature just around the corner. The hotel has 43 rooms and a relaxation area with whirlpool, steam and dry sauna. In the basement you will find a bar and a wine cellar. The restaurant cook Swedish dishes with both tradition and innovation.
Adresse: Öjabyvägen 113, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470701620
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Scandic Hotel Växjö

Scandic lies 3 kilometres from the city centre of Växjö, close to the shopping center Grand Samarkand. They are an environmentally certified hotel with free parking and a safe and friendly play area for children. Scandic also have three conference rooms with the capacity to seat up to 55 persons. The hotel have an easy access to all travel facilities and the local airport, Småland Airport.
Adresse: Hejaregatan 19, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470736000
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Hotell Värend

Hotel Värend offer you a family atmosphere and a pleasant stay. Good standard at low prices and flexibility is in focus. The hotel is situated in the centre of Växjö, in a quiet environment, only a few minutes walk from shops, restaurants and attractions. Parking is free of charge. In addition, they offer internet access and coffee.
Adresse: Kungsgatan 27, Växjö
Telefon: +46(0)470776700
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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.
Telefon: +46(0)771-76 70 76
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Bicycles

BIKES FOR RENTAL If you wish to rent a bike: Smålands Cykel - Rental of regular bicycles Västra Esplanaden 15 352 31 Växjö +46(0) 470-475 48 Växjö MTB - Rental of mountainbikes Hagadalsvägen 10 352 46 Växjö +46 (0) 73-55 36 158 / info(at)vaxjomtb.com RentBike - Rental of regular bicycles, electric bicycles and mountainbikes Hagadalsvägen 10A 352 46 Växjö +46 (0) 73-55 36 158 / info(at)rentbike.se BICYCLE PUMPS - There are five bicycle pumps in Växjö city center – free for anyone to use. One is located next to Västerbron at the central station, 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 find it digitally by clicking on the link.
Telefon: 0470 – 434 00
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Train

By train you can easily reach Växjö. Växjö train station lies in the central parts and is directly connected to the city center. From the city center you can continue your journey by bus. Malmö ≈ 2 hours Gothenburg ≈ 3 hours Stockholm ≈ 3,5 hours Copenhagen/Copenhagen Airport ≈ 2,5 hours TICKETS At SJ you can book your train ticket – they lists all available train journeys. Other train companies in Sweden: - Snälltåget - Öresundståget - Krösatåget - Länstrafiken Kronoberg Note! You can not buy tickets on board the trains. GOOD TO KNOW - Please note that you can not buy tickets on board the trains, this applies to all distances operated by SJ and Öresundståg. If you are unsure, check with the train company. - Ticket machines for payment with Länstrafiken’s travel card (valid on Öresundståg) and Swedish and international credit cards are available at Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup, and Hovedbanegården in Denmark. - Remember to investigate with each train company what applies to their journeys for luggage and bicycles. On Öresundståget you can bring your bike as long as there is space. There is room for maximum of nine bicycles per train, in the low-floor part in the middle of the train. Buy a bicycle ticket in the ticket machine at the station. At SJ, you can bring a folding bike in a bicycle bag. - All Öresundståg have well-functioning mobile connection installed, which allows you to surf on your own mobile network and talk on mobile with the same performance as outside the train. There is no wifi on the Öresundståg. All SJ high-speed trains have 4G for quick connection.
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Airport

Växjö Småland Airport is the leading airport in Småland and have both domestic and foreign flights. DESTINATIONS You can fly to Småland Airport, Växjö, from Bromma, Stockholm. Schiphol, Amsterdam, (through KLM), and Tegel, Berlin, (through BRA Flyg), are other destinations that have direct connections with Växjö. Charter destinations such as Alicante, Crete and Split are also available. In total Växjö Småland Airport have over 20 direct connections. FROM THE AIRPORT TO VÄXJÖ CITY CENTER Växjö Småland Airport is located 8 km from Växjös central parts and it takes 15 minutes to reach by car from the city center or 25 minutes by public transport. Bus number 4 runs between the airport and the city center. TRAIN CONNECTIONS From other airports you easily reach Växjö by train. Distance by train: Köpenhamn/Kastrup: 2,5 hours Göteborg: 3 hours Malmö: 2 hours Stockholm: 3,5 hours
Adresse: Flygplatsvägen 2, Växjö
Telefon: +46 470 75 85 00
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Parking

In the central parts of Växjö there are two different parking zones. Zone 1 (marked blue on map): free parking on Sundays and after 12 AM on Saturdays. Otherwise 18 SEK per hour. Zone 2 (marked green on map): free parking during Saturdays and Sundays. Otherwise 10 SEK per hour. Always 1,5 hours of free parking in the parking house connected to the mall Affärshuset Tegnér (don´t forget to check in at the parking meter). Charge after 1,5 hours. Click on link to see parking map.
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Taxi

Växjö Taxi Tel: +46 470 135 00 www.vaxjotaxi.se Sverigetaxi Tel: +46 771 999 999 www.sverigetaxi.se TAXI AT VÄXJÖ CENTRAL STATION Most taxi-companies proceed from Växjö central station and here you can find available taxicars. Due to renovations and development of the station area in Växjö, taxis will be moved from the east part to the west part of Drottninggatan, close to Västerbron where you also can find the temporary station. To drop off and pick up passengers by car it is recommended to do so at Södra Bantorget by World Trade Center and parking lot Båtsmannen (marked as “P”, short time parking, on the map below). NOTE: Taxi prices are not regulated in Sweden; they may vary greatly. It is the customer’s responsibility to check prices beforehand. Credit cards are readily accepted.
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Wifi

In the central parts of Växjö you can find free Wifi at; - Växjö Turistinformation and Växjö municipality at Norra Järnvägsgatan 7. Guest computer is available. - InfoPoints (see InfoPoint under the section Essential Information). Guest computer available. - City center library (Västra Esplanaden 7). Guest computer available. It is also common that coffee houses and restaurants have free wifi.
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Telephone

Country code: +46 Area code: (0)470
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Växjö Turistinformation

OPENING HOURS Monday – Friday 7.30 -16.30
Adresse: Norra Järnvägsgatan 7, 352 30 Växjö
Telefon: +46 (0)470 – 434 00
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InfoPoint

An InfoPoint is a easy access service place for tourist information – a “mini Tourist Center”. At an InfoPoint you can get basic information and help with questions within tourism. For full service visit our Tourist Center. In Växjö there are eight InfoPoints and most of them are open day and night. They all have free wifi and guest computers. Elite Park Hotel Västra Esplanaden 10-14, 351 06 Växjö. Elite Stadshotellet Kungsgatan 6, 352 31 Växjö. Evedals Camping L J Brandts väg 1, 352 63 Växjö. Ingelstadhuset Riksvägen 24, 360 44 Ingelstad. Quality Hotel Royal Corner Liedbergsgatan 11, 352 32 Växjö. Scandic Växjö Hejaregatan 19, 352 46 Växjö. Kalvsviks Lanthandel, Telebro, 355 96 Kalvsvik Toftastrand hotell & konditori, Lenhovdavägen 72, 352 71 Växjö
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Map

A map over the municipality of Växjö. Click on the link to see the digital map. The map can also be received at Växjö Tourist Center (Residenset, Stortorget, Växjö).
Telefon: +46 470-434 00
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Exchange office

FOREX Bank is since 1965 the Scandinavian market leader in foreign currencies. They are located at Västergatan 8 in central Växjö.
Adresse: Västergatan 8, Växjö
Telefon: +46 10-211 1650
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Electricity

220-240V / 50Hz
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Post Office

"Posten" no longer has post offices in Sweden. Stamps are available for purchase at most kiosks, newsstands and convenience stores. Ask at the cash register.

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