In a cosy wooden building tucked down an alley off Strandvägen, Smugglaren dresses up Swedish classics such as beef with lingonberries or salmon tournedos. Model ships, paraffin lamps and the odd elk head crank up t…
A bar, a deli, a restaurant and a waterfront terrace with one of the best views of Västervik. It serves well presented and tasty food ranging from Thai curry to Swedish meatballs, burgers and fish and chips, especia…
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.
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.
Wander amongst picture perfect former ferrymen’s cottages from the 1740s in this little square with a cafe and a few boutiques.
St Gertruds Kyrka dates from 1433 and has taken lightning strikes and riots in its stride.
Dating from the 17th century, this is the oldest wooden house in town.
Västervik's famous folk-singing festival fills the streets every July.