Gustafsforsleden 4,5 km
Driving directions: From Älmhult, go north-west towards Pjätteryd, 7 km, take left at the sign 'Gustavsfors'.
The area is along the Helge river. At several places there are remains of ancient industrial activity. More information is available along the walking-trail.
Kronan 1,2 km
Driving directions:From Älmhult follow Linnéleden north for about 5 km, take left directly after the church at Stenbrohult, then go another 5 km.
Stroll around and discover the life at Kronan nature reserve.
On yesterday's paths ("På gårdagens stigar") 5 km
Driving directions: The starting-point for this path, next to the road from Älmhult to Pjätteryd, is indicated by the sign 'KULTURSTIG 5 KM'.
Follow the footpaths shown on the map below (a 5 km walking-trail) and take the opportunity to see the remains of several old settlements and the today almost forgotten undertakings that provided for the bare necessities for the local population in the parish of South Pjätteryd in the 19th century. Large families and poor farming conditions made it necessary to find additional sources of income. This particular area was famous for its tar burning and pitch cooking.
Each numbered spot on the map indicates a historical monument. Information signs are posted at each site.
- "Jättakast" and "Bloms room"
- Ruins of Shagga-Katrin's hut
- Ruins of a small water mill
- Holy well
- Stone-wall (as it was built)
- Charcoal burning ground and the remains of a charcoal burner's hut
- Tar grove
- Tar pine
- Gravel pit
- Bisterhyltan. A deserted farm with an unusual well, and remains of a mattock and gun smithy
- Cattle path
- Remains of pitch boiling oven
- Plague cementery
- Remains of a dam and water driven roofing-shingle machine
- Brännefalls meadow (marshy hayfield)
- Potato pit
- Ruins of "Knektatorp" (a soldier's croft)
- Fossil brun-beaten woodland
- "Jordbäralyckan" Deserted crofter's holding
Please, follow the orange markings. Have a nice walk!
Scania tour (Skånerundan) 4,4 km
The tour starts and ends at OK Älmes klubbstuga, Klöxhult, Älmhult.
Älmhult Local Society's cultural walk in the border country.
For this walk in the woods, we have selected some relics from the old peasant and crofter society - a completely different lifestyle compared to that of our modern era. Signs with texts and diagrams briefly explain how the local people lived and worked in the border country from the 17th to the 19th century.
Såganäs recreation ground 2 km
Driving directions: From Älmhult, 5 km north on road 23, turn left towards Såganäs.
A smiling part of the southern Småland nature, with memories from an old farmer's culture in the birth parish of the "flower king" Carl Linnaeus.
About 30 signs describe different tree species, and other places of of cultural significance.