Vimmerby is where Astrid Lindgren, a renowned Swedish writer of children's books, lived and got inspiration for her books. There is an Astrid Lindgren theme park based on her stories. On different stages, portions of her books are read in Swedish.
Vimmerby Turistbyrå (Tourist Information), Rådhuset 1 (15.854667), ☏ . M-F 10:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00, Sa Su closed.
- 1 Astrid Lindgren's World. Astrid Lindgren's hometown's outdoor theme park. See Astrid Lindgren tourism for other destinations related to her works.
- 2 Runkesten (Rocking Stone). Located in Rumskulla, close to Vimmerby. Largest moveable Logan stone in the world.
1 Café Kröngården, Krongardsvagen 11, ☏ , email@example.com. Daily from 12:00-20:00 (only open in summer season!). Exquisitely situated café at Lake Krön. Serving homemade "Fika" (coffee break), such as fresh waffles, Swedish cheesecake, and cookies.