Entries by Janne Nilsson

Forsviks use a cultural jewel

During the annual forsvik days are usually the area teeming with visitors. Industrial environment is now classed as a listed building and is visited annually by approximately 30 000 people. The small resort Forsvik in Karlsborg municipality close to the canal is a natural- and cultural gem. Här finns Sveriges äldsta kända industriella plats – Forsviks bruk med en samlad bruksmiljö såsom den […]

Art Round with growing pains

The past three years have been Southern Vätterbygdens art tour had growing pains of a rapidly expanding organization. Now the work begins to fall into place and the much-needed muscle rest with a built up structure has set konstrundan on the map. 2017 years working. From the left: Natasha Nichols, Elisabeth Glandberger, Sara Magnusson, Jenny Söderlund, Bjorn Will Power, Martina Safe, Anders Andersson, Mattias Hattimas […]

Adventurous aims to Habo

Hakan and Jessica Hagård runs an adventure center on his farm outside Habo. For the adventurous thrill seeker and physical challenges in the open is Hagårds Lagård in Habo a must. Here the family Hagård in recent years built up an adventure park in beautiful environment with a challenging high rope course, cableway with 500 meter […]

Mullsjö beckons with unspoiled nature and delicious pastries

Emma Kristensson is the face of Landhs patisserie in Mullsjö. The pastry shop is, however, even in Habo and Bankeryd. Anyone who visited the open-air Mullsjö municipality has certainly been on Landhs patisserie founded by the three brothers 1933. Since then, it has expanded considerably and in addition to locals, guests go long distance, för de omtalade lunchbufféerna samt bruncherna och […]

Oriental oasis in the old mining district

For those looking for exotic seclusion in the Swedish natural environment is a rare park and garden gem one mil south of Askersund. Bastedalens China Park was built in the 1960's by Ebbe Johnson, editor of Östgöta Correspondent, with a keen interest in Asian culture and garden art. Since 1986 it has carefully been run by Pia Stenströmer on Bastedalens mansion, […]

New book for Vättern Passengers

For those looking for more useful tips on places to visit around Vättern, or have specific ties this mythical lake, is the book "Vättern - Meetings food people". It is a mixture between the guide and inspiration-cookbook, in beautiful photographs accentuates forty well-selected locations around the lake. Det är journalisten Ivana Vukadinovic som utforskat och […]

Art and Antiquities best tips in Mjölby

Ia Lindgren is one of 20 entered in Mjölby Arttour. She and the other artists show their works in each studio, which can be visited by appointment.   Mjölby art tour takes place 17-19 August and the group exhibition with the 20 ordinary members plus some guests will take place in the old power station in the city center, vackert beläget nära […]

The forest attracts 100 000 visitors

Tiveden National Park in northern Vättern attracts each year around 100 000 visitors. There are forest trails and lakes, yes a versatile nature. Tiveden is a much larger area than the National Park and also houses the nature reserve Fagertärn, known for its unique red water lilies. Morning fog over Östgöta Bay, big Triangle. Tiveden dress in all seasons! It is early […]

English garden inspired

The praise from the guests is evident and hit many regulars, says Ann Hyltse who with her husband runs Huskvarna Hotel & Hostels. The couple took over 2008 by Ann's parents and started when even the hotel in Rosendala mansion 1774. A lot of effort and care has gone into the renovation and decoration, där både hotellet och […]

Vättern is surrounded by industrial

The cradle of Swedish industry is said to be found in Motala. It founded the Baltzar von Platen, Motala 1822. A strategic location, given that the workshop would provide for the construction of the canal with a large amount of iron parts, tool, locks and bridges. Bygget av Göta kanal i sin tur var en förutsättning för det som sedan […]