Welcome to Älvsbacka!

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Cecilia Skoglund tel +46 553 30201 email:

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Welcome to friendly Älvsbacka, situated in the middle of the province Värmland in Sweden. An area of unspoiled nature, deep forests, gushing rivers, dark forest lakes and untamed wildlife. Do you want to experience tranquility and closeness to nature, or prefers more adventurous outdoor activities, You have come to the right place! Älvsbacka is the ideal place for trail hiking, swimming, canoeing, camping, horseback riding, mountainbike riding and fishing. All easy accessible, only 45 km:s from Karlstad.

Interested in Rally? Älvsbacka is perfectedly situated for easy access to all the stages of the Swedish Rally
. Contact styrelsen@alvsbacka.se for more information regarding accomodation in the area.

We have three prepared hiking trails passing through old troll forests, with magnificent views and hidden dark forest lakes. Why not prepare your own food at some of the pre-built fireplaces? Or spend the night under the stars at one of the "vindskydd" A "vindskydd" is a over-night shelter, an open-air construction protecting you from the wind and rain, with 4-6 sleeping places. Click here for more trail info (only in swedish)

Or rent one of our canoes and experience the feeling of moving soundlessly on water. In the area we have three lakes, rivers and a lot of small forrest lakes to be explored.
  Are you interested in fishing? Big Pike, pike-perch, perch and burbot is fishes as enjoys in Älvsbacka waters. Or smaller fish like roach, bream or why not test a put-and-take water with salmon trout.

Do you like bicycle riding? There is a plentitude of quiet forest roads, with virtually no trafic. Or, if you are into fitness, why not try the forest roads, up- and down the mountain on your mountainbike?

There are excellent opportunities to do horseback riding in the area.

The wildlife in the region is extensive. It is a natural habitat for elk, wolf, bear, lynx, beaver and a multitude of birds. We have a rich flora of beautiful and rare flowers and vegetation. More info (only in swedish)
After an active day, take a swim in the cristal clear water of lake Gräsmången or rest on the small sand beach at lake Östra Örten.  


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our cabin by the lake Gräsmången, feel free to cook your meal by the fireplace or just rest and enjoy the view, more pictures

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