Even though Småland means "small country", the region will captivate you with its beauty. Beautiful wide-open landscapes, idyllic islands and crystal-clear lakes await you in Småland. Active holidaymakers will find what they are looking for in this diverse region. You can hike on great hiking trails, cycle through the endless dense forests and paddle on the beautiful lakes. You will find over 5,000 lakes and rivers, four national parks and 400 nature reserves. Not to forget the excellent restaurants and the modern museums.