While staying at Vimmerby Vandrarhem, you´re at the heart of the author Astrid Lindgren´s native place. There is no place in the world you feel the spirit of the famous author as strong as here. This is where she grew up and found the inspiration for most of her books. As a town, Vimmerby dates back as far as the Stone Age where the first signs of settlement have been found. During the 17th century, Vimmerby received its town privileges and functioned as a local market hub. To this day, you can still experience the town’s rich history and sight national heritage houses throughout the town square.
Don´t forget to explore the flourishing nature surrounding Vimmerby and all of its swimming lakes as well as Astrid Lindgren’s World. Visit Vimmerby tourist centre for more tips!