Welcome to Stenhuggarleden in Vånevik! Follow the path of QR codes and experience the beautiful environment and its history: walk along quays which were paved for more than 100 years ago, explore the tracks of old railways and enjoy the sun reflected in water-filled quarries.
WAR MEMORIALS IN GERMANY
In the late 19th century Vånevik became the center for stone industry in Kalmar county, and the environment would gradually changed forever. Boulders from the area became war memorials in Germany or sent all the way to Australia and the United States.
THE UNIQE PENINSULA NÄSET
You are now at Asphult, the northern gateway to the area. Here lies the unique peninsula Näset that bears frequent traces of the stonemason era. Carved building stone remain as if the stonemasons just stopped working one day and left the site to its fate.