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Restaurang Smugglaren

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…
International in Västervik

Guldkant

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…
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

Båtmansstugorna

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

Aspagården

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

VisFestivalen

Västervik's famous folk-singing festival fills the streets every July.