Welcome to the enchanted forests of Karlskoga
Especially known for its deep and mysterious forests, the province Varmland is a real Swedish gem. There are scenic trails crisscrossing the evocative landscapes where you almost expect to bump into a fairy-tale creature from the Swedish folk tradition. Karlskoga makes a great point of departure for those who want to explore the great Swedish outdoors.
Delve into the history of one of Sweden’s most famous scientists, Alfred Nobel, the man behind the Nobel Prize. Known for inventing dynamite, Nobel spent the summers of his last years in life working in this town. Learn more at Nobelmuseum, or visit his old manor where you can take a guided tour.
The adventure park Boda Borg is a popular attraction for visitors with children. You can spend the day here, working as a team to solve a variety of tricky quests, which is enjoyable for young and old alike. The tasks include mental and physical challenges, role-playing games and mind-bending riddles.
When planning your holiday in Karlskoga, make time to explore the local cultural events. One of the most interesting museums, Arbetarmuseet, takes you on a nostalgic trip to Swedish workers' homes. It provides an insight into the woman's working environment as it was then - the home - from 1885 and onwards. Whether you book a weekend trip to Karlskoga or spend your entire holiday here, there is an abundance of sites and activities to explore.
Book a summer weekend in Karlskoga if you want to go swimming in pristine lakes, or go hiking. You can look forward to a plethora of outdoor adventures. Rent a canoe and paddle off into Lake Mockeln, or bring a picnic basket with some Swedish pickled herring to the nature reserves Angsjon and Bullerdalen. If you like fishing you are in the right place, there are lots of tarns and river streams to choose from.
Karlskoga also offers great culture and shopping. This area is perfect if you want to experience a lot of different activities during your holiday. Book a weekend package to Karlskoga and see what this pearl of a place has to offer.