Västervik attractions

Church in Västervik

St Petri Kyrka

This stunning church is a dramatic mass of spires and buttresses that seem to point forever upwards, which seems fitting if St Petri (St Peter) is the one guarding the pearly gates.
Museum in Västervik

Västerviks Museum

Displays at this museum, just north of the tourist office, cover the town’s history. You’ll also find Unos Torn, an 18m-high lookout tower with archipelago views.
Area in Västervik


Wander amongst picture perfect former ferrymen’s cottages from the 1740s in this little square with a cafe and a few boutiques.
Church in Västervik

St Gertruds Kyrka

St Gertruds Kyrka dates from 1433 and has taken lightning strikes and riots in its stride.
Historic Building in Västervik


Dating from the 17th century, this is the oldest wooden house in town.