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History and culture in Älmhult - 53 matches

Älmhult Local heritage center and Ormakullagården

Älmhult Local heritage center and Ormakullagården

Area: Älmhult  Map

Heritage museums, History and culture, Museums [...] There are two cabins from Älmhult's native environment union in parken Haganäsparken. The small, red one is the old “prison”, which earlier was the local arrest room in Älmhult...

Älmhult main square (Stortorget) and surrounding area

Älmhult main square (Stortorget) and surrounding area

Area: Älmhult  Map

History and culture, Parks and gardens, Attractions [...] During the majority of the 20th century the square was divided in Three separated sections. Closest to the station were tall trees and grassy ground. Railway workers were ori...

Bronze Age burial ground in Stenbrohult

Bronze Age burial ground in Stenbrohult

Area: Älmhult  Map

Ancient remains, Attractions, History and culture "Bokebacken" (beech wood) is located near the Stenbrohult vicarage grounds. In the impressive beech Wood, there is a Bronze Age burial ground consisting of eight stone mounds. ...

Drakabacken ("The dragon treasure in Sånnaböke", legendary place)

Drakabacken ("The dragon treasure in Sånnaböke", legendary place)

Area: Älmhult  Map

History and culture, Attractions At this legendary place in the Land of Legends you'll find something called Drakabacken ("The dragon hill"). It is a place where a fight between a man and a dragon took place, a...

Fredriksfors power plant

Fredriksfors power plant

Area: Älmhult  Map

Attractions, History and culture In Fredriksfors is Helge å floating with high intension, therefor is there an old Power plant. Today is the water again floating free and the place is common for its nature and ...

Funkisfabriken

Funkisfabriken

Area: Älmhult  Map

Galleries and art, History and culture, Exhibitions [...] Funkisfabriken is an old furniture factory located in Diö. Gemla (furniture company) is still producing furniture in some parts of the building while artists, designers and craf...

Galgahallarna ("Gallow cliffs", legendary place)

Galgahallarna ("Gallow cliffs", legendary place)

Area: Älmhult  Map

Ancient remains, History and culture, Attractions At this legendary place in the Land of Legends you'll find a huge rock with a cleft from the latest ice age. In the Middle Ages the cruel constable Trotte executed people here. ...

Gärdslevargens koja ("The hovel of the Gärdslewolf", legendary place)

Gärdslevargens koja ("The hovel of the Gärdslewolf", legendary place)

Area: Älmhult  Map

History and culture, Attractions At this legendary place you'll find an old hut in the forest, where a man called "Gärdslevargen" used to live.

Getaryggarna (boulder-ridge)

Getaryggarna (boulder-ridge)

Area: Älmhult  Map

History and culture, Attractions During the Ice Age long ridges of boulders, locally called 'getaryggar' (goat backs), were formed. Since the region was marshy, roads were built on these 'goat backs'. To go alo...

Göteryds Hembygdspark (Local heritage center))

Göteryds Hembygdspark (Local heritage center))

Area: Älmhult  Map

Heritage museums, History and culture, Museums [...] The local heritage park in Göteryd is beautifully situated at the centre of the village. There you can find two cottages and a barn, as well as the old church stables. The churc...

Göteryds Hembygdspark (Local heritage center)) (copy)

Göteryds Hembygdspark (Local heritage center)) (copy)

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Heritage museums, History and culture, Museums [...] The local heritage park in Göteryd is beautifully situated at the centre of the village. There you can find two cottages and a barn, as well as the old church stables. The churc...

Gustavsfors

Gustavsfors

Area: Älmhult  Map

History and culture, Activities, Hiking/walking [...] Gustavsfors is situated south of Pjätteryd, along the Helge river. Here you´ll find ruins, which bear testimony of the small industries that existed here in the 18th and 19th ce...

Hallaryds Hembygdspark (Local heritage center)

Hallaryds Hembygdspark (Local heritage center)

Area: Älmhult  Map

Heritage museums, History and culture, Museums [...] Hallaryds hembygdspark is a park in the center of Hallaryd. It is located nicely beside the river Helge å. Here is a smaller walking path of 500 m along the river. The Local ...

Ingeborg in Mjärhult

Ingeborg in Mjärhult

Area: Älmhult  Map

Attractions, History and culture In Mjärhult, South of road 120 lived of the 17st Century a woman called Ingeborg. She was a nature doctor and healed different diseases. There are many myths about how this woma...

Krampanäs Hembygdspark (Local heritage center)

Krampanäs Hembygdspark (Local heritage center)

Area: Älmhult  Map

Heritage museums, History and culture, Museums [...] An old house that has been carefully repaired and a wooden cowshed is here protected. There are information signs that tells about the buildings and the life for a time ago. Wil...

Lille Petter Johans stuga ("The cottage of Lille Petter Johan", legendary place)

Lille Petter Johans stuga ("The cottage of Lille Petter Johan", legendary place)

Area: Älmhult  Map

History and culture, Attractions At this legendary place in the Land of Legends you'll find a very small 19th century croft where the shoemaker Peter Johan Hagelkvist (1874-1952) once lived. Peter Johan was unu...

Linnéleden (The Linnaeus Route)

Linnéleden (The Linnaeus Route)

Area: Älmhult  Map

History and culture, Attractions The Linnaeus Route (Linnéleden) is the name of the old road passing through Stenbrohult, between Älmhult and Eneryda. The road, previously Route 23, was re-numbered Route 600 in...

Linnés Råshult

Linnés Råshult

Area: Älmhult  Map

Heritage museums, History and culture, Museums [...] Welcome to Linnaeus Råshult! Carl Linnaeus, one of the most important scientists of our time, was born in Råshult´s church warden house in 1707. He eventually became one of Swed...

Local heritage museum, Linnés Råshult

Local heritage museum, Linnés Råshult

Area: Älmhult  Map

Heritage museums, History and culture, Museums [...] Local heritage museum located close to Linnés Råshult. The museum has the same opening hours as the café in Linnés Råshult.

Lönshult

Lönshult

Area: Älmhult  Map

Heritage museums, History and culture, Attractions An old rural village whose origins can be traced back to the 15th century, although it is probably much older. A rich flora, in a beautiful environment.