The autumn holidays in Karlshamn
Here you will find tips on fun things to do in Karlshamn during the autumn holidays week 44. Do something fun together with the whole family. The list below includes everything from science center and board game cafe to miniature golf and family spa. And also, discover Karlshamn’s beautiful nature and experience the fantastic color changes outside right now. Bring a picnic basket and go hiking by the coast or in the forest and enjoy the beautiful environments together.
Visit Kreativum Science Center – a fantastic house full of exiting discoveries and experiences for curious people of all ages. Here you get to explore, investigate and be challenged in fun try-on stations and activities, while learning more about science and technology.
Autumn holidays opening hours: open every day 10:00-16:00 between 28 October – 4 November.
During the autumn holidays, Best Western in Karlshamn opens its spa for all ages. Bring the whole family for some spa pampering! Open for all ages Monday-Friday during week 44 between 08:00-12:00. Other times: 16-year-old limit. Children of all ages are welcome during the autumn holidays, but at least one adult must be present at all times.
Board game cafe
Play board games for free at Brädspelkaféet in Karlshamn during the autumn holidays. Try games you didn’t know existed, games you’ve wanted to try but haven’t had the chance to try yet or bring out the old goodies from among your favorite games. Free on these days during the autumn holidays:
Thursday 2 November 13:00-18:00
Friday 3 November 13:00-22:00
Saturday 4 November 11:00-18:00
Sunday 5 November 11:00-18:00
The famous Mörrum river
Visit the Mörrum Salmon Fishing, a fun activity for the whole family. Experience the powerful river that is world famous for its salmon fishing. For the children, it is extra exciting to walk across the bridges with the rushing river below. Inside Laxens Hus (the salmon house) you will find an exhibition highlighting the life of the salmon and the challenges it faces. Find out more about the history of the Mörrum river and its fishing. In the 13 meter long aquarium you can view some of the species that inhabit the river. Open Monday-Friday 09:00-16:00. Also, take a wonderful hike along the trail “Laxaleden” that stretches along the river.
If you want to splash and play, you should visit Väggabadet with your family. Swim and play in pools with heated sea water. Enjoy swimming pools, water slide, jacuzzi, hot water pool, sauna, steam room, gym and cafeteria. During some days on the autumn holidays there will be a 16 meter long obstacle course in the large pool. For current opening hours and also which days the obstacle course is available, see the website.
If you want to get to know Karlshamn a little bit better, you should visit the museums in the city center.
Karlshamns Museum, situated in the old town/the cultural district and is open weekdays between 13:00-16:00. Visit all three museums in the district – Karlshamn City Museum, Skottsbergska gården (one of Sweden’s best preserved merchant’s houses from the 18th century) and Sweden’s only Punch Museum. The entrance fee to all three museums is 50 SEK/person.
Also visit the Maritime Museum, situated by the harbour close to the east pier. It is open weekdays between 10:00-13:00 and is free of charge. Explore sailors’ memorabilia from distant lands, the lighthouse of Ortholmen and a large iron anchor from an English soldier from the early 1800s.
Visit Långasjönäs nature reserve, a beautiful forest area with lakes, hiking trails and barbecue areas. The area is called Nytorpet and here you will find several hiking trails. Go hiking, take a dip in the lake, warm up in the sauna, grill and just enjoy the wonderful surroundings.
The Sternö-Boön nature reserve is another beautiful natural area for those interested in hiking, nature, cultural history, geology or just getting out in beautiful and relaxing surroundings. This area is beautifully located by the sea in Karlshamn and has hiking trails and barbecue areas as well.
Here you can read more about beautiful natural areas and nature reserves to discover in Karlshamn.
Here you will find tips on barbecue areas in Karlshamn municipality.
Bio Metropol, a centrally located cinema in Karlshamn. Please visit the website for current movies, schedule and ticket booking.
Bowlingcenter that has 10 courses and disco bowling on Fridays and Saturdays between 19:00-21:00. Restaurant and café. For opening hours and prices see website.
Miniature Golf, an indoor hall of almost 800 square meters and with two 18-hole courses. For opening hours and prices see website.
The City Library is located in the City Mall (Citygallerian) in the middle of the town center on two different levels. Here you will find books, newspapers, restaurant and shopping – all under the same roof.