Hiking trails in Oskarshamn
The 160-km hiking trail around Oskarshamn Municipality is divided into 8 stages. Each stage is approx. 20 km. Cabins for overnight stays are found at the end of each stage and are open year-round. The trail has everything from pleasant areas of groves to barren and sparse archipelago settings.
Village of Stensjö
Here you will go far back in time. Experience the old cultural landscape around the undivided village with buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. The group of red houses is located in a light open setting with small winding gravel roads and kilometers of stone fences. The enclosed pastures have sheep, cows and pigs. Three walking paths wind through the beautiful surroundings.
A walk through Bråbygden
A walk along the beautiful footpath provides a fantastic nature experience and also gives you an insight in the daily life of a farmer and the variety of the agricultural landscape. The footpaths take you through Bråbygdens cultivated land with small fields, hayfields and pastures – all of which are surrounded by beautiful fences. Also take the opportunity of visiting the exhibition Naturum in Bråbo, it will reveal the history of Bråbygden and how it came to be the cultivated land that it is today. The museum also boasts a reference library and a garden with cultivated plants typical for Bråbo.
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The Krokshults hiking trail
In the area around Krokshult, the farming landscape of old is still in evidence, and is now seen as a unique area of historical interest. Along the Krokshultsbygden hiking trail you come across hayfields, meadows, farmland and Bronze Age grave-fields. The hiking trail is 18 kilometres long and divided into three stages.
Äspöstigen is an exciting footpath that will take you from the prehistoric times of earth through to the archipelago landscape of today. The footpath is approximately two kilometres in length and easily accessible. It displays how different kinds of rock have been formed, how the movement of the continents have caused fissures in the rock and how the ice age has reformed the bedrock to smooth rocks well suited for sunbathing and leisure. A walk along Äspöstigen is like taking an exciting trip in a geological time machine. You can visit Äspöstigen whenever you like.