Vinön is Lake Hjälmaren’s largest island. Here you may experience wonderful scenery – go swimming and eat well at the restaurant, buy fresh baked bread or just take it easy. Leave your car on the mainland, rent a bike on Vinön and ride around on the small roads to get to know the island.
In the center of the city stands the stately Örebro castle, the gathering point in the city for more than 700 years. Once a simple castle for defense and prison, but during the Vasa era it was rebuilt as a magnificent, royal castle. Today the castle is an open tourist attraction, full of life, with tours, exhibitions, a restaurant and a café.
At the beach of the Svartå in central Örebro, we find the open-air museum Wadköping with environments from Örebro in the past. In the small farm buildings from the 17th-19th centuries there are craftsmen, shops, museums, a café and exhibitions. There are also other museum buildings like Cajsa Warg’s house and Kungstugan from the 16th and 17th centuries. Events all through the year.
Gustavsviks Upplevelsebad (water world) is a fantastic experience in a jungle-like environment with Europe’s longest wild water fall, water slopes, aquarium lagoons and a pool area for the youngest visitors. In addition to the bath part, there is an exercise pool, solariums, gym and a wonderful outdoor pool area. Even a fishing pond with trout, a field for soccer and a beach volleyball area. Here is also adventure golfing for children, with buildings from Örebro.
In 2005, Stadsparken was ranked the fifth finest park in Europe. In the year before, the park was voted to be the most pleasant park in Sweden. Experience the wonderful flowers and unwind in the restaurant or café at the Stadrädsgård. In the park you will also find Örebro’s largest playground.
From the 50-meter high platform of the water tower ”Svampen,” you have an incredible view of Örebro and Närke. In the very top of Svampen you will find Aqua Nova, an experience center and Café Nova.
The area around Karlslunds Herrgård is a nature and cultural area on the western outskirts of Örebro. Here you will find the science museum like Tekniska Kvarnen, with a special area for children, a dairy and Anckarswärds Magasin with historical exhibitions. Manor café and impressive scenery.
Örebro Läns Museum
Örebro Länsmuseum (county museum) shows art and cultural history. Changing and permanent exhibitions, museum shop and restaurant.