Huseby Bruk is a well preserved mansion and lively community with roots in the 1800s. Take part in guided and dramatized tours where actors portray the former owners, enjoy a coffee in the cozy garden or go on a boat excursion in the nature reserve Huseby maden. The annual Christmas Fair is one of Småland's most popular with nearly 35,000 visitors.
During the summer many antique stores and flea markets open up to visitors in Alvesta. This is your opportunity to find some real bargains whilst sorting through trash and treasures. Check out the full list of nearby flea markets!
Visitors can once again enjoy the past glory days of the people’s park Tyrolen thanks to thorough restoration and a full hearted committment by local patriots. Festivals, veteran car shows, drive-in movie theater and flea markets are organized throughout the summer.
Torne Camping is a small cozy, family campsite located at the scenic lake Åsnen in the green Småland. Here you find peace and tranquility with the opportunity to experience nature at close quarters. Enjoy the day on the water by boat or canoe, ride your bike or take the car around the lake Åsnen, visit naturereservates or just experience the genuine Småland with the small red "stugor". Nature is in the center!
The fishing is as popular as ever! Alvesta offers fishing in small isolated lakes as well as in open seascapes where boats can be rented. Learn more about each fish conservation area and what rules apply to your lucky spot.
Västra Sigfridsleden is part of the famous pilgrimage route stretching from Spain to Norway. In Småland, it extends between Ingelstad in the south to Nydala in the north. Along the trail hikers pass medieval churches and beautiful landscape with lush forests, meadows and lakes. Stop by the sights or spend the night along the way.
Åsnen is a unique lake archipelago with more than a thousand islands and an area that offers an incredible natural mosaic where northern and southern values meet. Discover Sweden’s newest national park, located right here, with valuable and unique natural environments. Experience Åsnen with all your senses through different activities – on land and on water. Welcome to Nature for real!
For an authentic experience of Småland’s countryside we recommend a stay over the night in one of the area's many farmhouses. Unlike the historically poor conditions of Småland’s farmers, the up-to-date B&B or self-catering farmhouse offer good standards and modern facilities.
Discover Småland’s tasty specialties in a homely environment. Across Alvesta you’ll find cozy farm shops with a wide selection of fresh produce and savory delicacies - many of which are unique to the region.
There are many bike-friendly trails in and through Alvesta. The longest stretch is Banvallsleden from Halmstad on the Swedish west coast to Karlshamn on the eastern shore. If you prefer the scenery of Småland the four day tour Åsnen Runt is well recommended. Both trails run along the old railway through beautiful countryside and picturesque villages.