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Katthult

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Vimmerby 598 92, Sweden
+46 496 400 42
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Miracle

All my childhood favorite stories, and I got to visit this one. A dream come true for a girl in a... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Anna G
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Iceland
Nice little place

It was really nice visiting the Emil i lönneberga site. You can visit the different houses and walk... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
JoeWul
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Wuppertal, Germany
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Katthult is the place where classic Emil films were shot in 1971-73. Experience the atmosphere in the well-preserved film setting and visit the world-famous tool shed into which Allan Edwall chased Emil so many times. Meet all the animals on the farm in the idyllic and unique environment. In the Katthult shop, you can buy souvenirs, coffee, ice cream
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Vimmerby 598 92, Sweden
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

All my childhood favorite stories, and I got to visit this one. A dream come true for a girl in a big world. Especially those who love this story. Enjoyed everything.

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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

It was really nice visiting the Emil i lönneberga site. You can visit the different houses and walk around.

Thank JoeWul
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

This is just a small farm, that happened to be filming location for Emil movie and TV-series in the early 70's. It is a beautiful and pieceful place, but not much to do there except from mingling with some goats and cows in the field....More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Katthult is the place that those who grew laughing and crying to Emil feel an instant connect too. It is located out of the way but in the beautiful Swedish nature and it is free to park. Entrance costs 50 sek per adult and 20...More

Thank Patrick K
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

It was a pleasure to see the place of Emil and his adventure. Was there with our 12-year old football girls team. It is very small and 45 minutes is maximum time you spend here. I nice and well sorted gift-shop with ok prices. Easy...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

This place is from the original reccordings of the 1971 movies. If you or your children Love the story and the movies this is the place to be for som nostalgia. How ever there are few foodoptions and some of the mercendise is quite expensive....More

Thank MeMyselfandI1011
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Anyone who loved the movies about Emil will definitely wanna visit this place! The house was used in the outdoor scenes of the Emil movies, the innerhouse shots were filmed in the Hogskolan in Mariannelund, some sets can now be seen at the Barn Film...More

Thank 456patrick
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Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Lindgrens childhood home - museum / theme place / old photos / history - a nice and quiet place - recommended!

Thank Mathis A H
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Reviewed January 26, 2017

We were visiting the Vimmerby region on a budget (i.e. couldn't afford to visit Astrid Lindgrens Värld) and found this gem. It is the actual place where the Emil films were made. A beautiful place in the countryside not far from Vimmerby, there are farm...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

The farm used as the location when making films based on Astrid Lindgren's Emil character. Basically, it's just a farm with a gift shop, but it's a nice location and a pleasant way to spend an hour or so.

Thank jarvinho
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