If you’re from rumskulla Church takes the small slinglande the way out towards the pastures of småland, you have probably found the right. You are then going to Katthult, where films about the småland munchkie Emil was recorded in the early seventies.
Katthult is located 10 km from mariannelund and ca. 2.5 miles from Vimmerby. Here you can walk around among the buildings and experience the set from films about the Emil i Lönneberga, meet the animals on the farm, or visit Katthultsboden where you can shop for souvenirs, ice cream, coffee and drink. Have you passing or looking you may after an outing. Come and visit us! (Dogs are also welcome)
You are most welcome!!!
Find to Katthult
Most people who visit us will route via Vimmerby or mariannelund. You go from these two places, it is also the easiest to find.
From Vimmerby (about 2.5 miles):
From Vimmerby, you can run two routes to Katthult. Smoothest go road 40 to Eksjö and mariannelund. One kilometre before mariannelund, you will find a Brown Street sign with the text “Emil” on. Follow the signs then you are correct.
The slightly shorter option is to from Vimmerby and look out towards the road leading to rumskulla. The easiest way to find the following route 34 North until you see the sign with “rumskulla”. Once in storebro is a signpost towards Katthult.
From mariannelund (ca 10 km):
Take Route 40 (former route 33) in Vimmerby, Västervik. About a kilometre outside the society, there is a bridge that leads you into the Kalmar county. A few hundred meters later will first Brown sign that reads “Emil” on. Follow the signs then you are correct.
Opening hours and admission
From midsummer’s day (Saturday week nr 25) in june to Sunday week no. 34 in August we are open seven days a week between the hours of 10:00 and 18:00.
The entrance fee is 80 SEK for adults and 40 SEK for children between 3 – 17 years of age.
You can also visit the farm Katthult before and after our high season. It is not the business up and running, but you can enjoy the atmosphere and the environment. The entrance fee is then £ 2 per adult, all the children go in for free.
Food and drink
In Katthultsboden sold ice cream, drink, coffee and pastries.
We also have lawns and garden furniture where you can eat their their own packed lunch.
Worth seeing in the area
In the same village as Emil is Gibberydssågen which is a newly renovated old bysåg. The saw is within walking distance of the Katthult.
About one and a half-mile from Katthult is Norra Kvills National parkt. It was formed 75 years ago and is 114 acres. There are beautiful walks for those who want to see untouched and wild forest of småland.
In Mariannelund you can find Filmbyn Småland were you can see a lot of scenes from the classical films of Astrid Lindgren.
In Vimmerby, we would like to recommend Astrid Lindgren’s Näs. More attractions in Vimmerby is at Vimmerby Tourist Bureau Web page.