From August 15th the current prohibition on open fires ends in Värmland. Please be aware that it is still very dry so please take precaution when practicing open air cooking or lighting campfires.
21.742
Beds
Besides all fixed beds Värmland has 117 campsites!
22.000
Islands and rocks in Lake Vänern
Lake Vänern is Sweden's largest lake and provides around 800,000 people with drinking water. It has many islands, rocky islets, sandy beaches and shallow bays.
220 km
Klarälvsbanan
Klarälvsbanan and Klarälvsleden consist of 220 kilometers bikeway through the beautiful Värmland county of which 90 kilometers is a car free, asphalted lane.
300 km
Hiking trails in Glaskogen
In Värmland you are always close to the nature and there are plenty of hiking trails. You can choose a round trip for a few hours or weekly tours.
46.000
Conference chairs
Värmland continues to strengthen its position as one of the contry's most interesting conference and function venues. At Karlstad CCC, for example, 4 941 people can meet up at the same time!
2 h 15 min
Train: Stockholm-Karlstad
The journey between Stockholm and Karlstad takes only 2 hours and 15 minutes by express train.
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Värmlands

Profiles

Tina Thörner, map reader
Tina Thörner

Tina Thörner

Tina Thörner, born in Säffle in 1966, is a succesful rally map-...
Gustaf Fröding, a Swedish author and poet from Värmland
Gustaf Fröding

Gustaf Fröding

Gustaf Fröding, a Swedish author and poet from Värmland.
Pontus Tideman, rally driver
Pontus Tidemand

Pontus Tidemand

Pontus Tidemand. A succesful rally driver. Pontus is junior...
Ida Hallquist on artistry and passion for Värmland
Ida Hallquist on artistry and passion for Värmland

Ida Hallquist on artistry and passion for Värmland

She slipped into acting on a banana skin. Her goal from a young...
Top Cats, musicians
Top Cats

Top Cats

A rockabilly band who have competed in the Swedish Song Contest...
Bo Vilson, profilic artist
Bo Vilson

Bo Vilson

Bo Vilson illustrated many comic strips, including "Tusen...
Jonas Blixt, golf player
Jonas Blixt

Jonas Blixt

The 2014 Ryder Cup will be played at Gleneagles in Scotland and...
Matts Olsson, skier
Matts Olsson

Matts Olsson

Matts Olsson, the giant slalom skier from Valfjällets SLK, made...
Christian Eriksson, sculptor
Christian Eriksson

Christian Eriksson

Christian Eriksson is one of Sweden's most famous sculpors...
Maria Westerberg, artist
Maria Westerberg

Maria Westerberg

Maria Vildhjärta Westerberg is a storyteller using woodcarvings...
Ulla Nilsson, potter
Ulla Nilsson, potter
Ulla Nilsson

Ulla Nilsson

Probably the most famous potter in Värmland.
Dotter, musician
Dotter

Dotter

Dotter recently released her debut single "My Flower...
Cultural lunch at Saffran & Vitlök. Illustration Jesper Löfvenborg
Helene Tursten. Foto Peter Knutson.
24 hours in Sunne with the author Helen Tursten

24 hours in Sunne with the author Helen Tursten

Helene Tursten is the author behind the bestsellers about Irene...
Kenny Bräck, racerförare
Kenny Bräck

Kenny Bräck

Kenny Bräck är racerföraren som vunnit Indy 500, samarbetat med...
John Ericson-mausoleet. Enligt John Ericsons önskan begravdes han på Östra Kyrkogården i Filipstad. Foto Sara Virkki Björnberg.
From Filipstad to Philadelphia – The story of the Ericson brothers

From Filipstad to Philadelphia – The story of the Ericson brothers

The brothers fro Filipstad were behind inventions and buildings...
Fredrik Lööf, sailer
Fredrik Lööf

Fredrik Lööf

Fredrik Lööf won an Olympic gold medal in sailing in 2012....
Ninni Schulman, författare
Ninni Schulman

Ninni Schulman

Ninni Schulman is the author who achieved success with her award...
Alfred Nobel, uppfinnare och kemist
Alfred Nobel – multi-faced innovator and citizen of the world

Alfred Nobel – multi-faced innovator and citizen of the world

Alfred Nobel is without doubt one of Sweden’s best known...
The Hebbe sisters. Foto Alexander Kenney
The Hebbe sisters. Foto Christer Lönnroth
The Hebbe sisters

The Hebbe sisters

The Hebbe sisters are singing sister from Värmland who are...
Mathias Holmgren, singer
Mathias Holmgren

Mathias Holmgren

Mathias Holmgren took part in the television programme "...
Anders Olsson, Swimmer
Anders "Iron Man" Olsson

Anders "Iron Man" Olsson

For the world chamption Anders “Iron Man” Olsson there are no...
Christer Sjögren - The dance band king from Hagfors
Christer Sjögren - The dance band king from Hagfors

Christer Sjögren - The dance band king from Hagfors

The dance band vocalist and solo artist Christer Sjögren from...
Ernst Kirchsteiger

Ernst Kirchsteiger

Ernst Kirchsteigers journey from Värmland to the TV screen....
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Värmland

The Story Barn, The theater, Västanå Teater, The show has begun at Västanå Theater
Västanå Teater
Västanå Teater: A barn filled with stories

Västanå Teater: A barn filled with stories

Visiting Västanå Teater is like stepping into another world. A...
Lake Vänern offers natural, cultural and culinary experiences for all the senses.
LakevVänern
Lake Vänern

Lake Vänern

On land and water, all year round, Lake Vänern offers natural,...
An unforgettable sleigh ride at Alevi Camping in Stöllet., The ski tunnel in Torsby, Snowmobile safari in Värmland
Winter fun for all the family in Värmland
Winter fun for all the family in Värmland

Winter fun for all the family in Värmland

You don’t have to venture far to enjoy first-rate winter...
Selma Lagerlöf was born and raised at Mårbacka
Rackstamuseet
Art, heritage and pretty parks - Värmland has it all

Art, heritage and pretty parks - Värmland has it all

Everywhere you go in Värmland, you can enjoy cultural...
Skutberget - The best running track in Sweden

Skutberget - Sveriges bästa motionsspår

Skutberget has been nominated as the Best Running Track in...
The haunted house Frammegården in Eda has a ghost for a guest. Foto Kamilla Haaland.
The haunted house Frammegården has a ghost for a guest

The haunted house Frammegården has a ghost for a guest

A haunted house in Skilling mark outside of Eda attracts brave...
Glimmering Arctic Starflower, Axel’s time (Axels tid) - Lars Lerin, Hedra Mysteriet, Mindfulness of the Wermlandian (Mindfulness på värmländska) - Klas Hallberg
Klässbols Linneväveri. Foto Øyvind Lund.
Shopping and Värmland crafts

Shopping and Värmland crafts

The shopping and crafts mecca of Värmland offers everything from...
Lillskogen at Mariebergsskogen, Naturum Värmland, Take a sightseeing tour by the train Conrad Höök, Mariebergsskogen - Karlstad city park
Mariebergsskogen, a park to enjoy

Mariebergsskogen, a park to enjoy

Take a walk to Mariebergsskogen, one of Värmland’s most-visited...
Hard workout in the gym at Selma Spa, Stay at Selma Spa, a relaxing hotel in Sunne
Selma Spa in Sunne
Selma Spa: Fairytale SPA in the forest of Sunne

Selma Spa: Fairytale SPA in the forest of Sunne

The perfect place for recuperation can be found by the strait...
Stay among the trees., The food is cooked on the open fire., There is no electricity at Naturbyn.
Naturbyn: Experience the real nature of Värmland
Naturbyn: Experience the real nature of Värmland

Naturbyn: Experience the real nature of Värmland

Shut off, disengage and relax. There are no demands or...
Guided tour at Mårbacka, Summer at Mårbacka
Selma Lagerlöf’s Mårbacka in Sunne
Mårbacka: Selma Lagerlöf’s revenge

Mårbacka: Selma Lagerlöf’s revenge

An oasis in Sunne. With memories, environments and smells that...
Buy crispy delicacies from the factory shop at Wasabröd/Barilla., Frisbee golf, or disc golf, is available at a number of places., Värmland has a great deal to offer in its forests and countryside., You will certainly get a bite! Foto Øyvind Lund., Exciting safari excursions in the wilderness. Foto Roland Svensson.
Att åka timmerflotte på Klarälven är ett Tom Sawyer-äventyr. Foto Hipfel/Starck
Nature, activities and attractions in Värmland

Nature, activities and attractions in Värmland

Change is satisfying and what would a holiday be without a dose...
Luc Dodeman at Arvika Canoe and Tourist center, Arvika Canoe and Tourist center
Nature experiences in Värmland
Nature experiences in Värmland: Arvika Canoe and Tourist Centre

Nature experiences in Värmland: Arvika Canoe and Tourist Centre

Luc Dodeman is the French fireman who met an Arvika girl in...
Guest House Eleven in Arvika, Activities all year around, Easy-going, simple and homely in Arvika
The guest-friendly hotel in Arvika

Guesthouse Eleven

A structural engineer, a designer and a desire for another life...
Korset i Röjden. Foto Håkan Röjder
Haunted sites in Värmland

Haunted sites in Värmland

You will have certainly heard stories that send chills down the...
Culinary experience using Wermlandian kama flour from Stöpafors Mill
Culinary experience using Wermlandian kama flour from Stöpafors Mill

Culinary experience using Wermlandian kama flour from Stöpafors Mill

Motti with bacon (the national dish of Värmland) is served in...
Factory sales at Klässbols Linneväveri, Klässbols Linneväveri, one of the last damast weaveries in Scandinavia.
Klässbol Linneväveri
The history of Klässbols linneväveri: Four generation of weavers

The history of Klässbols linneväveri: Four generation of weavers

Klässbolis the small town south of Arvika in Värmland that has...
Wilderness at Vildmark i Värmland, Build your own raft at Vildmark i Värmland
Klarälven and Vildmark i Värmland - Magical memories
Klarälven and Vildmark i Värmland - Magical memories

Klarälven and Vildmark i Värmland - Magical memories

Ten thousand lakes. And between these is Klarälven that twists...
Karlskoga Degerfors – a Swedish fishing destination
Karlskoga Degerfors – a Swedish fishing destination

Karlskoga Degerfors – a Swedish fishing destination

Karlskoga Degerfors is a Wermlandian destination for fishing
The new storytelling tradition with Erik Axelsson. Foto Moa Axelsson
From laughter to Selma – The new storytelling tradition

From laughter to Selma – The new storytelling tradition

Many years after giants such as Selma Lagerlöf, Nils Ferlin and...
Get the “cowboy feeling” at Sun Dance Ranch, Genuine western conviviality at Sun Dance Ranch
A Värmland Wild West at Sun Dance Ranch
A Värmland Wild West at Sun Dance Ranch

Sun Dance Ranch

Maybe it was fate that all roads led her”, says Anita Teunissen...
Cultural lunch at Saffran & Vitlök. Illustration Jesper Löfvenborg, Selma and the Mårbacka Memorial Estate are an absolute must! Illustration Jesper Löfvenborg, Dinner at Ulvby Manor. Illustration Jesper Löfvenborg
Helene Tursten. Foto Peter Knutson.
24 hours in Sunne with the author Helen Tursten

24 hours in Sunne with the author Helen Tursten

Helene Tursten is the author behind the bestsellers about Irene...
Cake buffet Clarion Colletion Hotel Bilan., Freshly-baked cinnamon buns., Mårbacka cake. Foto Ann-Charlotte Fägerlind.
Mårbacka Café. Foto Kjell Sundström.
The coffee and snacks culture in Värmland - The Swedish fika

The coffee and snacks culture in Värmland

The scent of freshly baked pastries and freshly brewed coffee...
Putte i Parken, Sweden’s biggest free festival., Eat well at one of the best restaurants in town.
Inre hamn är ety omtyckt vattenhål för nöjeslystna. Foto Linn Malmen.
Flourishing entertainment in Karlstad

Flourishing entertainment in Karlstad

Excellent daytime activities, high-class food experiences and a...
Ack Värmland. Foto Per Bäckstrand/TV 4
Ack Värmland

Ack Värmland

Ack Värmland is the hit show from TV4 that puts the zaniness of...
Explore Värmlands

Destinations

  • Arvika
  • Degerfors
  • Eda
  • Filipstad
  • Forshaga
  • Grums
  • Hagfors
  • Hammarö
  • Karlskoga
  • Karlstad
  • Kil
  • Kristinehamn
  • Munkfors
  • Storfors
  • Sunne
  • Säffle
  • Torsby
  • Årjäng
Arvika
Degerfors
Eda
Filipstad
Forshaga
Grums
Hagfors
Hammarö
Karlskoga
Karlstad
Kil
Kristinehamn
Munkfors
Storfors
Sunne
Säffle
Torsby
Årjäng
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