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Address: Katthult, 598 92 Vimmerby Show map

Address: Katthult, 598 92 Vimmerby

Katthult's real name is Gibberyd and is about 25 km from Vimmerby in the village called Rumskulla. Here you can see everything you loved in the Emil films.

This is where the classic Emil films were shot in 1971-73. Experience the atmosphere in the well-preserved film setting and visit the world-famous tool shed into which Allan Edwall chased Emil so many times.

Meet all the animals on the farm in the idyllic and unique environment. In the Katthult shop, you can buy souvenirs, coffee, ice cream and drinks.

Opening hours 2017: 24 June - 27 August, 10am - 6 pm.

Drive 20 km towards, Jönköping on Hwy 40, turn right to Rumskulla and follow the signs to Katthult.

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  • Opening hours
    Katthult is open daily 25 June-28 August, 10 am-6pm. Closed Midsummer’s Eve!

Nearby accommodation



Distance: 17.4 km
Stay overnight in the unique accomodation Villa Gulekul, Villa Linnéa, at Emil's farm or in Bullerby cottages! Our family resort in Småland-style is open during the summer. Approximately 1 km from the centre of Vimmerby and close to Astrid Lindgren's World (2 km).
Cottages & Rooms


Distance: 17.5 km
At Oxgården you are close to everything. Astrid Lindgrens World is less than 5 minutes walk from our place and to Astrid Lindgrens Näs it´s about 200m.

Hotell Ronja

Distance: 17.7 km
Stay at Hotell Ronja in a quiet and secure environment with everything you need within reach. The hotel is a 4 minute walk from the square and the travel centre and about 10 minutes from Astrid Lindgren's World. There is a restaurant, gym, relaxation area and minigolf. We also have conference rooms and a large exhibition hall.