friendly, green, archipelago
Monday To Thursday In The Winter.
Industrial feeling still is alive
On this place where the church stands is a lot of history. The first stone was laid in April 14:th 1614 but because of lack of money and pleigh the church was finished in 1626. By the Russian atack in 1719 the church was burned down to the ground. In June 13:th 1766 was the first stone laid to the pressent church today. In December 20, 1767 was the...more
Along the banks of the Motala river within Norrköpings inner city lies Arbetets museum (Museum of Work), entirely surrounded by water. The building was built 1917 as a textile mill on the Laxholmen island. Because of its shape it was soon given the nickname “The flat-iron”. Arbetets museum is a national museum of modern life that engages,...more
Every summer the Norrköping cinema society arranges free outdoor cinema on sundays and wednesdays after sunset. There no fee and they show both the big movie blockbusters of the year as well as smaller, international movies. The cinema is set up next to Färgaregården in the vale next to Strömsbackarna just by the river.Suggestion: Bring a blanket,...more
Flimmer is southeast Sweden's biggest independent film organisation and it arranges a free Open air cinema in the summer(see separate tip), open air cinema tour and the 'Norrkoping Filmfestival Flimmer'. A very popular annual movie festival that takes place in october and screen popular movies, independant movies, short films as well as events and...more
Kraftstationen (The Power Station) is a newly opened showroom and museum, it is located it the bottom floor in the old power station of the textile factory Drags from 1620. The Power station is now opened to the public (the rest of the building is part of the university now) and features exhibitions related to water, power and textile.Opening...more
The outdoor serving/pub of Bacchus located in a nice enclosed garden. Teher's also an indoor bar where they have big screen TV during big games like the Euro 2004. They serve pub food, hamburgers, sandwiches, sallads, etc. The food is not the best but you go to Trägården for the atmosphere and the enclosed garden.more
Fräcka Frökens Frestelser, roughly translated as Miss Shameless Tempetations, is a very popluar coffeehouse. So poplular that it now exists two of them, one on Kungsgatan and one in the very centre of Norrköping.They serve all kinds of coffee, tea, hot chocolate with pastries, cakes, pie, sandwishes and sallads. Either a Latte with a homemade...more
We didn´t actually find many other restaurants, but the food was o.k. to be a hamburger (I´m not big fan of them) and my husband even said it was great. I think he is more expert on hamburgers ;)I searched this at net today, and it looks like they have closed the place. I wasn´t sure is it closed forever, or will it open soon again, so I´ll put it...more
The most original pub in Norrköping, designed as the interior of an old tall ship with everything made of wood, details on the walls from ancient ships and equipped with cannon ports!! The name comes from the famous Wasa warship that was salvaged from the sea and has a museum built around it in Stockholm.They always have live music and serve food...more
A famous pub/restaurant that exists in several Swedish cities. They have an excellent outdoor serving in the summer and a great atmosphere. Every evening from Thursday to Saturday the restaurant is transformed into a small nightclub/pub.The first Thursday every month there is a special night, Club 122. 112 is the emergency phone number and all...more
New for the summer of 2003 is a bistro tramway that traffic line 2. It's a rebuilt regular tramway with a bar and tables. You just pay the regular fee (and for your food and drinks of course).The real surprise is the second cart, it's been rebuilt as a spa cart with a sauna and a jacuzzi.Both are availible for bookings for private parties.more
The Norrköping tramway is a system of trams forming a principal part of the public transport services in Norrköping, a city in Sweden’s eastern Östergötland province. It has been in service since 1904, and is, along with the larger Göteborg tramway, one of only two city-centre tramways in Sweden that survived the switch to right-hand traffic in...more
Buy crystal from al the famous glassworks
like Kosta Boda & Orrefors.
What to buy: Crystal!!
What to pay: Low prices and duty free.
On the Södra Promenaden (the Southern Avenue) lies 'Halvars Glass', an icecream shop that has become an institution in Norrköping. If a local is going to go buy icecream he goes to Halvars (which is why the lines can be very long on a sunny day). Halvars has existed since the 1930's, in the beginning they manufacture dtheir own icecream (sadly not...more
On the 13:th of December we celubrate the St Lucia in every school and news paper they have elections for the choise of witch girl that will become the Lucia dressed in white and a crown of light candles on hear head the runner ups becomes hear court most of the time a girl with long blond hair winns so the brunette`s are a bit frustrated never...more
If you like classicalmusic visit the Conserthall Louis De Geer where Norrkoping Symphonie Orcestra is playing and other artists and Orcestras visit to.The Conserthall is beutifully located in the restored old Industry area by the river Strömmen.And next to the Conserthall is Värmekyrkan where the Rock & pop groups are having there concerts.If you...more
The trams are called the yellow danger, because there is so many accidents with cars and trams. Mostly it´s people who dont live here that are involved in accidents becaus they are not used to meet a tram on the road. If your driving in Norrköping beware of the trams, you must always stop and let the tram go first if there isn´t trafficlights.more
In Norrköping the Tramway has the right of passage in every crossing, people not used to drive in Norrköping has been in a number of accidents with tramways. Fortunatly they have made the most dangerous crossings safer by installing redlights.But if your driving in Norrköping and have to driva across the tracks take your time and make sure there's...more
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Arkösund, Saint Anna and Gryts archipelago are all part of the beautiful Östergötland archipelago. The area is an area with unrivalled beauty offering the chance to experience undisturbed nature and to view the wonderful and numerous islands which make up the archipelago. The Arkösund village is the nearest mainland point for many of the islands...more
Ågelsjön is a lake located 10 kilometers outside Norrköping. It's in one of the most beautiful areas in Sweden, Kolmården. An area covered in forests, steep mountain walls and lakes.Ågelsjön is a deep lake with surrounded by steep rock walls (a climber's paradise) with a dark blue colour. There are over 200 climbing routes and a great place to...more
In Norrköping there is great fishing, a lot of people take daytrips to Norrköping to fish for salmon or trout. You can also fish for pike, bass and other fish I don't know the english name for.A permit is 50 crowns a day and youths under 18 fish for free. Every year 10.000 new trouts and salmons are inserted into the river to ensure a rich and...more
In Folkparken you can play frisbee golf at a 18 hole course , in the KFUM stand you can hire real frisbee golf frisbees for 15 crowns.It's a very common afternoon activity during the summer among younger people. A frisbee, a smaller frisbee designed for frisbee golf is preferable but any frisbee will do.more
Ågelsjön is located in one of Sweden's most beautiful areas, Kolmården. There are over 200 routes with an average difficuly of grade 6. During the winter there are several places for Ice climbing. Of course climbing gear, there are nice places to put up tents and don't forget something to use when swimming.more
This is the place to go to if you want to get some maps and information of Norrköping. You can order maps and brochures and they will sent it home to you, order throug website. TheTourist information center is located in the industrial landscapes just besides Louis De Geer concert and congress building.www.upplev.norrkoping.semore
The tourist information centre is called Destination norrköping and is located in the Holmen Tower next to the Loius deGeer concert hall. They have brochures describing the many interesting sights and places to visit in and around Norrköping.Destination Norrkopingmore