Ydre is a active commuity with lots to do.

The hilly landscape in Ydre with many lakes invites you to explore!

With Österbymo as centrumvillage and charming hamlets around it we offer everything from culture, exciting activities, outdoor activities and good food with a local flavor and last but not least nice comfortable accommodation.

The municipality of Ydre has several bathing places, such as with Stora Sundsjön, Torpön, Asby, Rydsnäs. Norra Vi, Torpa, Asby and Rydsnäs has their own small boat harbours at the lake. Lake Sommen offers 365 islands, it will not difficult to find your own favorite spot!

In Ydre you eve will find a range of different activities during the off season. Cozy autumn and spring markets with local food, the Midsummer celebration, concerts and exhibitions. You can go to the local cinema, museums, going ice fishing (pimpelfiske), skiing or why not take a skating tour on the lake Östra Lägern.

Tough hills, little traffic, varied landscapes, lakes and rivers - beautiful views make Ydre a ideakiskt place for bicycle enthusiasts.

In Ydre you will find about 100 lakes, lake Sommen and lake Östra Lägern are the two largest. Ydre offers forests, steep slopes and broad valleys, a peninsula, flowering meadows and you will also find Östergötland highest point.

Join a guided nature tour, make a canoe trip or find your own rock in lake Sommen.

Here you have the opportunity to enjoy the good life!  

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With the whole family to Ydre

To enjoy your holiday in Ydre means relaxe time for the kids as well as parents. Our attractions, museums, activities, restaurants and accomodation are all very child friendly.

Don’ t miss to look for Sommakoa's cave in the woods of Norra Vi or try to find giant Bule's key that remains there he put it when he lost his powers.

Children can fish small crabs, pick their own berries for breakfast. Why not grill sausages at the campfire in the woods or build a fine sand castle on one of the lake beaches.

There are also opportunities to do horse back riding, come and visit Ydregård, challenge the family on the high rope course, playing football golf, play & learn at the nature museum on Torpön or enjoy a tour on the old steamer Boxholm II!


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A cottage  i Ydre

To live in a private cottage on the countryside is the best base for you and your family. In a cottage you take care of yourself...its called Freedom!

Find here the cottage who suites you and your family best!

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