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The Statue of Astrid Lindgren

Address: Stora Torget, 598 37 Vimmerby Show map

Address: Stora Torget, 598 37 Vimmerby

Sit down for a moment on the chair opposite Astrid Lindgren in the main Square (Stora Torget) in Vimmerby! The statue is the work of the artist, Marie-Louise Ekman and has been created in patinated bronze. The statue of Astrid sitting in her workroom by her typewriter was unveiled in 2007 and soon became one of the most photographed tourist attractions in Vimmerby.

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Nearby accommodation

Hostel

Vimmerby Folkhögskola Bed & Breakfast

Distance: 992 meters
Bed and Breakfast at Vimmerby Folkhögskola, close to the center of Vimmerby, 2 kilometers from Astrid Lindgrens World. The Bed and Breakfast has 30 rooms with their own WC and shower.
Hostel

Vimmerby Vandrarhem

Distance: 371 meters
Johan and his staff at Vimmerby´s closest Youth Hostel wish you a hearty welcome. Next to the Travel Centre. 20 minute walk to Astrid Lindgren's World. 5 minutes to Stora Torget.
Hotel

Hotell Ronja

Distance: 254 meters
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.