Jonkoping is an exciting city in Southern Sweden located on the shores of lake Vattern. The city and the surrounding county are home to numerous sights and landmarks but have recently come onto many traveller’s radar as an outdoor pursuit’s hotspot. 

Jonkoping is easy enough to reach, there are domestic flights to Jonkoping airport from Stockholm as well as regular trains and buses from all over the country

With Sweden’s second largest lake on the city’s doorstep it’s no surprise water sports are a popular past time. You can rent a canoe or sailboat, take a guided kayak tour, go for a swim, stand up paddle board and even do a spot of fishing. 

Further out in the surrounding county there are numerous hiking and biking trails. Both are a great way to discover the natural beauty of the area. The village of Rottle, a popular stop, offers a unique opportunity to learn about the local history. 

If you are a fan of golf then you’re in luck, Jonkoping is home to world class courses such as the Sands Golf club and Ryfors golf course.

For something a little more exhilarating why not try rock climbing? There are several places to climb in Jonkoping. You can find rock faces for all skill levels and even indoor courses if the weather isn’t quite right.

Travel and Hospitality winner Vox hotel is the perfect place to rest up and enjoy some good food after long day of outdoor pursuits. Check out their profile on the next page.