Holiday rentals in Sweden in Simrishamn by NOVASOL
Holiday houses in Simrishamn - holiday rentals in Sweden
Book your NOVASOL holiday home Simrishamn today and discover southern Sweden and beautiful Skåne from the comfort of your chosen holiday rentals in Sweden. Simrishamn is a small fishing village on the Baltic coast of Sweden with a picturesque old town. The small, colourful houses and cobblestone streets invite you to go for a stroll, especially in summer. Here you will find many small cafes and restaurants serving Swedish cuisine that invite you to linger. Although Simrishamn is the largest resort in Österlen, it offers a cosy village atmosphere in the summer residents and visitors mix in the cafes and restaurants. NOVASOL offers you a variety of different holiday homes and other holiday rentals in Sweden for you to choose from. So what are you waiting for, choose the one that's right for you today.
Culinary delights and activities to enjoy from your holiday rentals in Sweden
Simrishamn is located in the Österlen region in southeastern Sweden. In this rural area Simrishamn is the only major city. Many Swedish artists once moved to Österlen to live and work here. At Easter the Konstrundan takes place, during which artists exhibit and present their works and crafts in the various surrounding villages.
Simrishamn is also known as the heart of Osterlen, characterised by its narrow winding streets, alleyways and cosy back passages which you can explore along with the 6000 inhabitants of the town that call this town home! You will also see the plenty of the traditional, historical half-timbered houses painted in delightful pastel colours during your stay in any one of our holiday rentals in Sweden! In the middle of the city, linked to the rose garden, is the St. Nikolai church, which can be dated all the way back to 1161 as a fisherman's chapel.
Simrishamn is also home to one of the numerous NOVASOL service offices, which will be happy to help and advise you on tourist destinations and attractions during your stay in your chosen holiday rentals in Sweden. Your holiday home in southern Sweden is the ideal starting point to explore the small town of Simrishamn in Österlen.
The story of Simrishamn
Originally the city belonged to Denmark, but after the Peace of Roskilde in 1658 the Danes had to evacuate southern Sweden. Although the inhabitants were assured in the peace treaty at that time of their rights and privileges, the Swedish culture and customs prevailed. Simrishamn and the population was now completely Swedish.
Other historic sites include the mystical Ales Stenar at Kåseberga, which is almost 70 meters long and 20 meters wide, making it one of the largest known stone settlements. It is located just a few kilometers from Simrishamn. In total, the monument consists of 59 rocks, each with an estimated weight of 0.5 to 1.8 tons. The largest stones mark the bow and stern of the ship. O
Between Ystad and Simrishamn lies the castle of Glimmingehus, which is considered to be one of the best preserved castles in Scandinavia. The castle was probably built around the year 1499, during the transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. If you are passionate about the history of Sweden, our range of holiday rentals in Sweden in Simrishamn is a great destination to visit the surrounding attractions.
Right in the middle of real Sweden - holiday rentals in Sweden
From your holiday home Simrishamn you can reach many different destinations and activities. During the summer months, be sure to attend one of the legendary eel festivals! There is good news for any keen fishermen amongst you to as Simrishamn is one of the richest fishing grounds for salmon and sea trout! Book your holiday home in southern Sweden and discover the region.