Find a Swedish village that is passionate about its history, have a local group of aficionados and historians working to perserve and develop the local culture and you have hit the jackpot.
Feel the current and post history of a crystal village in Glasriket Småland
Visit Målerås, small village in the heart of Glasriket / the Kingdom of Cristal. A close-knit glas-work community that will take care of you, show you around and show hospitality.
Glas production has its roots in 1800 century industrial development strategies. The regional government wanted to give incentives, they gave away forest land, to local iron businesses (extracting iron from the lakes) to set up glas factories.
The village is still today hub for production, in crystal but also in leatherwear.
The forest, the lakes and the nearby river Lagan are still a major nature resources for the village as it provide as excellent grounds for hiking, biking areas and fishing.
Meet a local historian in Knäred in Halland
Knäred in the municipality of Laholm in Halland if you are into genealogy and if you want to meet up with local historians.
Stay at the farm Hult an old Inn
Adelöv, in the beautiful biosphere reserve “östra Vätternbranterna”.