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House in Växjö, Sweden
We live in a quiet and cosy house with open environments and playground around the corner.
Växjö is a small town in the middle of Smaland. Växjö municipality has about 83 000 inhabitants, town Växjö approximately 60 000.
There are a lot of lakes around the town, beautiful nature and only 130 km to Astrid Lindgren´s world.
If you are interested in glass and furniture design there is a lot of shops and museums in the area. In Växjö is also the Emigrants house telling the stories about how the poor people in Småland left their homeland to find their happiness in other continents.
In our house live Paula, Hans-Erik, Hedda (12) and Boel (10). Paula is a producer of a a local opera house and also musician, playing the viola. Hans-Erik (called Holger) is teaching music in theory and arranging at the Linnaeus University. Hedda likes to paint, design clothes and play Sims. Boel is very fond of animals, likes dancing and plays the cello. Our house is situated only 7 minutes by car from the city and you can also use the local buses. We have a various of bicycles, from small to big. We have no pets, Paula is allergic, but we gladly look after your pet if it is an outdoor pet.
There are excellent train connections from Växjö to Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup). It takes only 2,15 hours by train.
Växjö is perfect situated if you would like to get to know Sweden. The beautiful nature is typical Swedish and you can go on elk safaris and enjoy the many lakes. Thanks to "The right of Public Access" you can bath in every lake and walk in every forest. It is not far to go to Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö. You can also reach Kalmar, which is a lovely village and Öland, an exciting island with a special fauna.
- 2 Adults
- 2 Children
- 4 Exchanges made
- House Type: House
- Floor: 2
- Environment: In the suburbs
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Sleeping Capacity: 6
In my house
- Pets - Not allowed
- Small children - Allowed
- Home exchange
- Free internet access
- Computer available
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Park / playground
- Bicycles: 5
- No smoking
- Car necessary
- Use/Exchange of car
Our Destination Wish List
- Open for all offers
- Great Britain
- Gotland, Sweden
- Öland, Sweden
- Stockholm, Sweden
- Teleborg centrum (3.2 km)
- Växjö golfklubb (8.3 km)
- Tävelsås (6.0 km)
Some web links to tourist attractions around Växjö:
Find out more about the town of Växjö:
Hier können Sie etwas mehr über die Stadt Växjö lesen:
Smålands museum ("Sweden's Museum of Glass"):
Glasriket - "The Kingdom of Crystal":
Astrid Lindgren´s World:
High Chaparral Wild West theme park:
Leos Lekland (Indoor Playground)
Strandbjörket (Outdoor Playground)
Carl von Linné, the world famous botanist who often is called "Father of Taxonomy", was born not far from Växjö.
Read more about "The Right of Public Access":
Hier können Sie mehr über "Das Jedermannsrecht" lesen:
Cities to visit near by:
Malmö (200km): 3 hours by car, 2 hours by train. Göteborg/Gothenburg (230km): 3,30 hours by car, 3 hours by train. Kalmar & Öland (110km): 1,40 hours by car, 1,10 hours by train. Copenhagen, Denmark: 2,30 hours by train. Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup), Denmark: 2,15 hours by train.
- Girl - Age: 15
- Girl - Age: 16