Kalmar is the Cat’s…

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Kalmar Sweden
Kalmar Sweden

If you are planning a trip to Sweden this summer make sure that Kalmar, in southeast Småland, is on your itinerary. The town has recently been voted ‘Best Swedish Summer Town’ for the second year running. The vote was conducted among visitors to travel site Reseguiden, with this year’s poll garnering just over 37,000 votes. (Last year there were just over 26,000 votes).

Image via Bridging Ages Conference. Feature image via Alexandru Babos.

So, what makes Kalmar so special, apart from being a pretty coastal city on Sweden’s south east coast? Get this: it has a beach called Kattrumpan – the Cat’s Bottom – how can we resist? OK, so it also has wonderful vernacular architecture, great eateries, many (so many) beautiful people, a six kilometre bridge to an idyllic island, a fairy tale castle, and a kissing stop (find out more about that by visiting the link below), but seriously, The CAT’S BOTTOM BEACH. Bury us there…

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VIADonna Pilcher
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