Kalmar Tourism

Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. It had 36,392 inhabitants in 2010 and is the seat of Kalmar Municipality. It is also the capital of Kalmar County, which comprises 12 municipalities with a total of 236,399 inhabitants (2015). From the thirteenth to the seventeenth centuries, Kalmar was one of Sweden's most important cities. Between 1602 and 1913 it was the episcopal see of Kalmar Diocese, with a bishop, and the Kalmar Cathedral from 1702 is still a fine example of classicistic architecture. It became a fortified city, with the Kalmar Castle as the center. After the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658, Kalmar's importance diminished, until the industry sector was initiated in the 19th century. The city is home to parts of Linnaeus University. Kalmar is adjacent to the main route to the island of Öland over the Öland Bridge.


Kalmar in Sweden awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Kalmar. Kalmar is located at a short trip away from Visby a major city in Sweden. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Visby for its bountiful attractions like Hogklint Naturreservat, Botanisca Tradgarden, Nicolai Ruins on your trip to Kalmar. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Kalmar.

Kalmar Trip Planner

Plan your customized day by day trip plan for Kalmar. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using Kalmar trip planner.