You’ll be met by views that take your breath away, experiences that make you catch your breath and make memories for life. The area around Åsnen, in southern Småland, is there for young and old, friends, the whole family or when you just want to be by yourself. When you want an action-packed activity, just to be and enjoy good food, or fish by the jetty. Whatever it is, we know that Åsnen offers tranquillity, a break from everyday life and nature’s wonders.
Hike, cycle, swim, paddle, fish, fika, stop at the farm shops, barbecue, stay, eat, visit Åsnen National Park or just be in the moment. Welcome to Åsnen – nature for real.
Pack your swimwear and comfortable shoes. There’s plenty to do around Åsnen with family and friends. Discover the children’s favourite Trollberget, make your way by cycle and look out for Åsnen’s Big Five, and swim at one of our 8 nice swimming places. Fish for your dinner or collect a picnic hamper on the way. We promise that Åsnen can get you to try something you never thought you would.
There’s lots of cosy accommodation around Åsnen, from campsites and cottages to B&Bs and hotels in the bustling city of Växjö. When you’ve been out in nature for a whole day and you need a ‘fika’ and maybe a proper meal, there are several cafés, shops and restaurants to choose from that offer a chance to experience the whole of Åsnen – for real.
Making your way along Åsnen’s waterfront and winding roads is an unbeatable experience by cycle, e-bike or on foot. Maybe with your dog? Signposted cycleways, roads and footpaths await. You can rent everything you need on location – from kayaks and canoes to cycles and fishing rods. Book a guided activity to make the most of your experience. Confident and experienced guides will make sure you get the best out of it!
The people who know what Åsnen really has to offer are those who work here every day. We asked Nils and his family at Herrgård de luxe, Sofie at Huseby Bruk, Therese and Tobias Stjärnkrans who run their own farm shop, Emese with her kayak tours, Martin and Eva who are passionate about glamping, and Ingrid at Getnö Lake Åsnen Resort for their top tips and favourite places. They’ll also tell you about their activities and everything that is happening around Åsnen every day!