Vimmerby has more than 170 km of hiking trails and walks through forest and fields. Broader footpaths together with winding tracks and steep slopes mean that a day in the forest offers something for everyone. Bring a picnic basket or containers to collect blueberries, or why not make the experience a multi-day trip and bring the tent?
Sevedeleden is the longest trail in the municipality, at 50 km, plus side trails of 18 and 35 km respectively. The trail runs through forests, across meadows and past interesting woodland sights.
Djursdalarundan takes hikers on a 7 km circular trail with stops to admire both natural phenomena and exciting cultural history.
Norra Kvill National Park offers mystery and magic in the wonderful Småland forest, with two circular trails of 2.5 and 4 km. The tough hike has its own rewards, which you discover in the calm surroundings of Lake Igdölen or the view from Idhöjden viewpoint.
Ingebo Hagar’s four hiking trails, from 1.2-4.2 km, offer a chance to experience the Småland forests with both short and longer walks through beautiful mixed forest.
In Lidhem, you can find nature in all its glory. The beautiful trails are between 3 and 5 km long and take you through the forest, and, depending on the season, along paths where you can pick blueberries and wild strawberries beside Lake Gersjön. If you’d like to try out a longer hike in the forest, you can find maps with circular trails up to 10 km long at Lidhem Lanthotell.
Brantestad nature trail takes you on a 9.9 km long hike through fields and forested land; a walk that gives you the opportunity to discover ancient monuments, beautiful veg-etation filled with a variation of plants and to stop for a picnic at one of the beautiful rest areas.
The 4 km of the Smé-åna trail is a journey through the history of Gullringen, from the mill pond and the highest waterfall in the area, where you might encounter white-throated dippers and otters, to the former power station and past the grotto in Skomakarberget (Cobbler Hill), to end with a section of the old historical Royal Way.
And don’t forget to visit Vimmerby Tourist Office for more information and inspiration.