Boule in the South Sweden
Boule is an increasingly popular outdoor activities. You can find a variety of places and ways to play boule in the South of Sweden.
It is perhaps surprising that in the cold Swedish climate outdoor sports such as boule are popular. Nevertheless it is not strange at all. Most Swedes are keen outdoor lovers. Especially the generation of Swedes born before the digitalisation of the society. We have a special connection to outdoor activities due to
- Generations of children playing outdoors
- Neighbourhoods all around Sweden have plenty of natural outdoor and recreational facilities.
- The school yards have been, until recently, designed to promote children’s drive to look for nature adventures.
Boule in Småland
So perhaps it is not surprising that the Swedes born in the 50ths, 60ths and 70ths are taking up boule. It is a great as an option for a city break or just an afternoon with friends and family.
As the Swedish weather Is becoming milder the boule sports are growing in popularity among lovers of outdoor and team sports. The boule playing season is prolonged by several weeks and more and more boule pitches are being built in parks, outdoor recreation areas but also on countryside resorts.
Kingdom of Crystal and boule
There are many small villages and town in the region of Småland called Kingdom of Crystal. One such village with great shopping, outdoor and boule, is the Målerås Glass Village. Furhermore, In the municipality of Nybro you can play boule in the main town Nybro ( in the beautiful town park Badhusparken). A nice nature spot for boule is in the central campsite in the locality of Alsterbro, by the lake Store Hindsjön
The key word associated with Målerås Glass Village is nature and outdoors. One of the most popular hiking trails is called “On the trace of the ice age” and there are several trails for cycling and MTB. The boule pitch is in the park “Södra Parken”.
If you are planning to travel northbound to Dalarna or the west coast on the Bohuslän coastline there are several places to play boule.