In Kalmar we have a one ship a day and first-booked first-served policy in order to be able to deliver a high quality experience. When cruise ships call we offer a free Cruise Welcoming Area - with tourist information service, free WiFi and a crew area.
Kalmar is one of Sweden’s oldest cities, and has received the Europa Nostra award twice for the town’s historical and well-preserved atmosphere. Stroll about in the 17th-century downtown area and meet the people at the city’s many outdoor cafés and restaurants, in the beautiful city park or in the charming Krusenstiernska garden.
- Kalmar Castle is one of the best preserved Renaissance castles in Scandinavia. With a history that stretches back to the 12th century, it represents over 800 years of brotherhood and blood.
- This royal warship was one of Sweden´s largest warships, which exploded and sank in 1686 during a battle off the coast of the Island of Oland.
- The nearby Island of Öland, embraced by the glittering Baltic Sea, boasts mystical, ancient ruins, windmills and is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
- Close to Kalmar, in the province of Småland there's a Kingdom of Crystal, a place where you can immerse yourself in the fragile beauty of glass.