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Astrid Lindgren's World, Vimmerby
(4.5/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Step into a fairy-tale storyland at Astrid Lindgren's World, a park devoted to the Swedish author's beloved stories and characters, including her most famous protagonist, Pippi Longstocking. Meet Pippi, along with other book characters, such as That Emil and Karlsson on the Roof. Located in the writer's hometown in southern Sweden, this park offers an immersive experience for families. Explore replicas of towns and other settings created from book descriptions and take in a show with live music and dancing. Plan to visit Astrid Lindgren's World during your Vimmerby vacation using our convenient Vimmerby family vacation planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Great park for all-big or small. Well done with both theatre and the nature around the Park.
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  • Here you can visit the Astrid Lindgren all fairytale characters Pippi, Emil, Lotta on troublemaker Street, the brothers Lionheart, Karlsson-on-the-roof, Ronia the robber's daughter, Madiken
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  • Beautiful, I was fascinated by the Organization and the cleanliness of this park. Don't expect the classic playground with rollercoaster rides and more, why not, here the characters are just children. Clearly no shortage of shows inspired by the events of the novels of the Swedish author, exciting, adventurous, fun and engaging, full of child actors, among others the brothers Lionheart, Emil, Karlsson on the roof, Mardie, Ronja robber's daughter, Rasmus and the tramp then there are two main stages where the main show Sung and danced all in Swedish. Does not lack food and family services as picnic areas for those you bring food from home or themed restaurants and café. Definitely worth seeing
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  • Great place for both the young ones and the old ones. Make sure to plan your visit a bit. Use the app! The restaurants serves great Swedish home made food from local producers. Stay for at least two days otherwise you won't see it all.
  • Wonderful park, great love for details. Enactment of Astrid Lindgren stories is freat even if you don't speak Swedish. You can stay after the park officially closes and visit all the locations again when there is almost nobody around. You can even bring your picnic and have a BBQ.
  • Really nice place to go to with kids who love Astrid Lindgren. However I only give 4 stars because food is so expensive, you have to extra for the parking lot at the location which leads to long car queues and the entrance fee is quite high. So the total cost is too high for calling it a perfect family location
  • Fantastic theme park for lovers of Astrid Lindgren's books. Be warned, you have to be ready to plan your day minutely and you'll find yourself hurrying through the park from one show to the next. I got lost too many times, and because we were rushing to the next event the multitude of amazing playgrounds went by mostly unplayed on by my kids. We bought a two-day pass so we can do playgrounds and so on tomorrow, I don't know how you can do this park in just one day.
  • Excellent family theme park for your children. It helps to know the characters from Astrid Lindgren's books. The shows are in Swedish (of course) but the actors hang around and play with the children afterwards and they usually speak English. Set in beautiful nature with many attractions that can be played in.