• Unionsleden

    Jul 09

    Unionsleden Unionsleden is 350 km long and from west to east, runs from Moss in Norway to Karlstad. The Swedish section is also Sweden’s fourth national cycle trail. When you cycle along Unionsleden you will be struck by the beautifully changing landscape. One minute you’re pedalling through a village, the next minute alongside one of our many lakes. You will be cycling on winding gravel lanes through woods and open landscapes with grazing animals. The area is rich in wild...

  • Bike package, Visit the surreal Båstnäs Car Cemetery

    Jul 08

    Töcksfors and the charming Turistgården youth hostel are close to the border with Norway. This is the start of the first Swedish leg of the national Unionsleden cycle trail. If you take a turn off from Unionsleden at about the 10 km mark, a perfect day long outing, and a 40 km round trip, this will take you to the surreal and hot topic of conversation in Sweden, Båstnäs Car Cemetery. The ride there takes your through an undulating landscape, past the beautiful Lake Foxen w...

  • Bike package - Cycle part of Unionsleden from Baldersnäs

    Jul 07

    Live like a lord at a manor house and cycle through magnificent nature in the heart of Dalsland. Unionsleden, Sweden’s fourth national cycle trail is opening this summer. This bike package offers a taster of the trail through Dalsland. The cycle trip from Baldersnäs to Fröskog and Fengersfors and back, mostly runs along undulating gravel roads. The focus is on enjoying delightful, cultural experiences on a thrilling bike ride through beautiful countryside. If you bring you...

  • Bike package, Moss - Mysen

    Jun 29

    For more information, please contact [ Scandic Brennemoen ](https://en.unionsleden.com/stays/scandic-brennemoen/) E-post: [email protected] Tlf: +47 64 87 90 00

  • Bike package - Töcksfors - Karlstad

    Jun 29

    For more information, please contact: Globalrunners Phone: +46 733 61 22 55 E-mail: [email protected]

  • Centre for artists, craftspersons and designers

    Unionsleden Jun 03

    ## NOT QUITE No, you’ve probably not missed the exit. Keep going a bit further along the winding roads. Pass a few more farms and mirror-like lakes until you see a tall chimney and a cluster of red brick buildings. Fengersfors Not Quite is in Fengersfors, a former paper mill town in north east Dalsland. It is a place that seemingly is not quite what you would expect to see here, but at the same time, couldn’t be anywhere else. Even though the industrial flame has long sinc...

  • From countryside to big city – bike package north of Lake Vänern along Unionsleden

    Unionsleden Jun 02

    This two-night bike package is perfect for culture and nature lovers. You can also book spa treatments and additional nights. Places to visit include Sliperiet Art Gallery in Borgvik and the Lars Lerin Museum in Karlstad, both no more than a leisurely bike ride away. The final leg of Unionsleden is 49.6 km and cuts through the Värmland landscape before finishing in our very own little big city, Karlstad. If you are keen to explore and discover the area without over exertin...

  • Dalsland Canal traffic

    Unionsleden Apr 22

    A canal boat cruise on the Dalsland Canal is a unique holiday experience where you can feel the sense of history, and a perfect day out from Bengtsfors when you want to abandon the saddle and Unionsleden for a day. Or you could bring your bikes on the boat and head to Baldersnäs manor house. A step back in time at the lock The over 120-year old canal boat, the M/S Storholmen, casts off from the harbour in Bengtsfors and plies its way across the glittering waters of Lake Be...

  • Turistgården in Töcksfors

    Unionsleden Apr 22

    Turistgården in Töcksfors is on the Dalsland Canal, one of the most beautiful waterways in Sweden, and right next to the new Unionsleden cycle trail. Here, you can decide to stay in a cottage, youth hostel, hotel or suite with Jacuzzi, the choice is yours. And don’t forget to start the day with a swim from their own jetty. Idyllic location close to the border between Sweden and Norway. Tiny Töcksfors is only 5 km from the Norwegian border, and Turistgården has a strategic ...

  • Live like a lord in Baldersnäs

    Unionsleden Apr 22

    Arriving at Baldersnäs Herrgård on two wheels is like rolling into a leafy paradise. This splendid art nouveau manor house is surrounded by a glorious park. It is the perfect place for a stop with a manor house picnic during your cycling adventure, or why not treat yourself to a romantic overnight stay and gourmet meal? Rest your legs at Baldersnäs Herrgård Baldersnäs Herrgård is the most southerly point of Unionsleden, before the cycle trail swings northwards again toward...

  • Hemgården Hotell & Vandrarhem in Bengtsfors

    Unionsleden Apr 22

    Beautifully situated Bengtsfors is a key entry point to the unspoilt Dalsland outback. Guests sleep well in comfortable beds here at Hemgården Hotell & Vandrarhem. You can also hire a bike for a shorter or longer ride along Unionsleden – maybe combined with a canal boat cruise or canoe adventure. Outback and water activities Hemgården’s closest neighbour is the Dalsland Canal that links together two lakes, Bengtsbrohöljen and Lelång. Across the road from the hotel and ...

  • Borgvik, a well-preserved historic former industrial village on Lake Vänern

    Unionsleden Apr 22

    Borgvik is one of the best preserved industrial sites in Värmland, and a must see stopping place for culture, pleasure and accommodation along Unionsleden. At Kungskvarnen, you will be staying in the heart of the old industrial community, can park your bike outside your room, and eat in the 200-year old mill. Cultural heritage on the shores of Lake Vänern Borgvik is in a breathtakingly beautiful location on an inlet in the lake, and it feels wonderful to arrive in this cul...