SAS, the largest airline in Scandinavia, offers cheap international flight tickets to Kalmar. Our city guide will help you find out what's up and the best tips from SAS crew and passengers. Kalmar a historical city with well preserved heritage, close to sights as the land of author Astrid Lindgren as well as the Kingdom of Crystal.
What's up in Kalmar
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|Kalmar Castle |
Kalmar is well preserved & a lot of work has been put into restoring the town's old buildings. Kalmar Castle & nearby Old Town are perfect examples.
Jessica, air purser
|Kalmar County Museum |
Tel.: +46 480 45 13 00
The museums main attraction is the the royal ship Kronan, which sank in the Baltic Sea in the 17th century. It's a well built exhibition with dioramas, models, movies, reconstructed underwater environments & a large number of artifacts from the site.
|Kingdom of Crystal |
Only 45 minutes from Kalmar, you'll find the Kingdom of Crystal, Glasriket. It's a geographical area today containing a total of 15 glassworks. The larger ones have museums and are open for visitors to see the glass-blowing hall. It's opportunity for shopping all kinds of glass products such a glasses, vases & unique glass ornaments. The more notable are Orrefors Glasbruk & Kosta Boda.
| ||Öland |
You have to visit the island Öland. A very beautiful island and very nice people. My favorite place is called Mellösa (in the middle of the island close to Borgholm). You will find a place called Kastanjegården, where you can stay overnight and eat kroppkakor. Lovely!
Ulrika, air stewardess