Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Småland

Learn about the unique charm of Småland with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its canoeing, water park and diving, this trendy city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Småland

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Småland has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sweden Zipline (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Vetlanda Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Varaskruv Nature Reserve (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Glasriket Golf Course (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
  • Vrigstad Moose Park (23.9 mi / 38.4 km)
  • Biodlar Museum (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Småland

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Småland. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Slattsjon (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
  • Lake Lundholmssjon (25.3 mi / 40.8 km)
  • Linne Park (26.2 mi / 42.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Småland

Fly into Vaxjo (VXO-Smaland), the closest airport, located 24.8 mi (39.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Jonkoping (JKG-Axamo), which is 52.5 mi (84.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Vetlanda Station, Ekenässjön Station and Lammhult Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Smaland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,960 holiday lettings around Smaland. From 78 cabins to 78 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Smaland?

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all. Escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy the splendour and attraction of country living. HomeAway has 245 countryside rental properties in this destination. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties tickle your fancy. Our selection here includes:

  • 163 waterfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 109 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 100 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Smaland?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. With loads of room to move, they're perfect for those who want to live like a local. There are 1,716 options currently on HomeAway. Prices start at £29 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Hotel: 82 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £32 per night.
  • Apartment: 77 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.
  • Villa: 75 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £74 per night.

Can I stay in Smaland in a large group?

It can be hard finding the time to spend with your closest family and friends. A group trip is an ideal way to come together. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has options. House holiday rentals are the most popular option for large groups, with 568 available here. Around this area, the rental properties that are suitable for large groups of people include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we offer 634 rental accommodation suitable for that size. Spend a night for as little as £37.
  • If you've got 5 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to find out that there are 254 holiday rentals suitable. Prices begin at just £56 a night.
  • Organising a trip away with a group of 8? We offer 237 rental properties that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £55 a night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can take your dad, your grandpa and all your buddies to Smaland.