Glittering Lake Vänern

Welcome to the life in the archipelago! Step onto a ferry that takes you out on lake Vänern, explore, bathe, pich a tent and have a barbeque, you´ll have fun whatever your age!
Vålön
Get here with the tourboat Stöten.
Kristinehamn´s largest island. On the island´s eastern side is Sandvikarna, a popular place for families, with its shallow water and sandy beaches. The island of Vålön-Kalvön-Sibberön are connected by bridges and a 4 km footpath. The path passes small bays, where you can bathe undisturbed whilst you admire the wonderful view over Lake Vänern.

Kalvön
Here there is lots of space to pitch a tent and camp. There is a beach with large smooth rocks next to the jetty if you don´t like getting sand between your toes.

Sibberön
An island with rocky beaches, sandy beaches and woodland. The large grassy area by the cabin is perfect for camping on. Take a rod with you and try your luck fishing.

Saxholmen
Get here with Bojorten on a Pirate trip.
An island surrounded by myths, on which archaeological excavations have been carried out. There was a fort, or stronghold, here in bygone times. Now, only ruins remain.

Alvön
Get here with the boatbus.
The sunbathing island has flat, smooth rocks that facing the channel leading to Svinön island, is best.

Långön
Get here with the boatbus.
Find your own rock. Take a dip from the island´s own little Riviera. Find your way to the channel at Krakosundet and gaze out over beautiful Lake Vänern.

Rävön
The northern part of the island is unspoilt and a popular bathing spot.


There are boats departing from Kristinehamn heading for the islands.
INFO
Place
Organizer
Name
Sandvikarna, Vålön
Address
Vålön
1
681 52 Kristinehamn
Municipality: Kristinehamn
Directions
From Kristinehamn's center drive towards the Picasso Sculpture / Archipelago. At Café Pärlan turn left and follow signs for parking. Park the car and take the walk past Café Pärlan to the boat pier which is just beyond.
Go back
Kristinehamn
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