A holiday week for families in Karlskrona

Dragsö camping Karlskrona

Welcome to the World Heritage City of Karlskrona!
Here we have gathered tips and inspiration for you who travel with children. Do you stay longer than a week or maybe just a few days? Regardless, we hope you have a nice and fun experience!

Saturday

Arrive at the holiday gem Dragsö Camping* on Saturday afternoon and stay in one of their cozy cottages. Have a peaceful afternoon with a swim from Dragsö's own beach and play a round of miniature golf on the course with the theme: the World Heritage Site Karlskrona. End the evening at the camping's delicious restarant Havsviken, which is located directly on the beach and offers a qualitative menu in a marine environment.

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Marinmuseum, Karlskrona

Sunday

Take the Hop-on Hop-off boat from Dragsö and dock The Naval Museum* like a real sea captain - from the water. Take part of an exciting journey through history, where the magnificent Figurehead Hall, the activity room Dunder's deck and the Submarine Hall, impress both young and old. Do not miss Restaurant Skeppsgossen's delicious traditional Blekinge buffet and their prizewinning, tasty Karlskrona ice cream. Have a nice afternoon - go for a swim and play some beach volleyball on the beach just outside the museum.

Join one of Kulturkompaniet's exciting and interesting city walks before returning to the holiday village on Dragsö.

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Modehuset Krona  och scandic Karlskrona

Monday

Start the day with a scenic experience in a canoe in Blekinge's wonderful waters. Great fun for all ages! After a good lunch at Dragsö's own lunch restaurant you can hop on the bikes and spend the afternoon in the city.

Stroll around in cozy Karlskrona and enjoy many small charming shops and cafés. Do not miss the mall Modehuset Kronan*. Make a stop at the imaginative playground in Hogland's Park and do not miss the "Glassiären's" giant ice creams. Yummy! Around Hogland's Park you will also find several restaurants, with differnet cuisines from around the world.

Check in at Scandic Hotel Karlskrona*  and enjoy the awesome sea view. Have a good dinner in Scandic's own restaurant and enjoy the amazing sunset over "Borgmästarefjärden" from the terrace.

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Blekinge museum och skärgårdstrafiken Karlskrona

Tuesday

Hotel breakfast! Is there a better way to start a holiday?

Stroll a few meters and start the day at Blekinge Museum*,  where you will also find one of Karlskrona's most popular playgrounds, "Grevagrundet". Compose your own ice cream in the candyshop Smått & Gott's big ice cream buffet.  Have lunch at one of Karlskrona's many nice restaurants along the pedestrian streets in the center of the town.

After lunch - go down to "Fisktorget" and choose one of Skärgårdstrafiken's* many boat trips and spend the afternoon at sea. Dock one of the many islands and look around, go for a swim or have a picnic on the rocks before returning home. If you are lucky you'll see the sun go down on the world heritage city on your way back!

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Barnens gård karlskrona

Wednesday

Take the car or the bus to Barnens Gård* for a full day at Blekinge's own theme park for children. Here you can climb and jump in the playground, swim and splash in the water and help to care for the farm animals. Follow the hay ride and the tractor to the cows in the field. Challange each other in the 120m long water slide "Tjurfallet".

Enjoy a peaceful evening at the cozy Hotel Conrad in the middle of the town, while the children go to bed early.

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Skärgårdstrafiken karlskrona

Thursday

Take the car ferry to the island Aspö and spend the day on the beach and experience Aspö from the back of an Icelandic horse. Have lunch at the restaurant Kastellet in Drottningskär's Citadel and go exploring in the exciting setting.

Go back to Trossö with Skärgårdstrafiken's* archipelago boat, M/S Gåsefjärden, and take a nice and short walk from Fisktorget to Saltö and the Cyberzone activity center, where you challenge the kids on a round of bowling or a game of laser game. Finish the day with an evening dip on Saltö Sand, one of Karlskrona's many downtown beaches.

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Boda Boer och Bollspelsgolf, Karlskrona

Friday

Bring the younger children to Busfabriken to play and have fun in the large indoor play land, while the rest of the family have the time of their lives at the Quest Paradise Boda Borg*.

Meet up again the whole family on Bollspelsgolfen,* east of Barnens Gård, and end the day with a challenging and exciting family activity. "Bollspelsgolf" is a new game built up as a mixture of miniature golf and ballgames like handball, basketball, football and boule.  Shoot, aim, win! Do not miss the last evening's sunset over Karlskrona's city marina, as you enjoy a delicious dinner at, for example, restaurant Sjörök.

Tomorrow it's time to leave lovely Karlskrona. 
Hope to see you again!


* Offers benefits through the card Fun for Kids Karlskrona, read more below.

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Holiday tips for families - text by: Åsa Alm, Barnens Gård and Bollspelsgolf

Barnens roliga Karlskrona


​Fun for Kids Karlskrona

Fun for Kids Karlskrona has gathered lots of fun family activities for you on one card. With our advantage card you can head out in search for new exciting experiences, which will be remembered long after your holiday.

Buy the card today at Karlskrona Tourist Office, Zoom-In juicebar in Modehuset Kronan or at visitkarlskrona.se. Free cards for children when you book your accommodation at Dragsö Camping, Scandic Karlskrona or through Novasol!

Read and find out more about all the great offers >>

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