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Easily accessible activities

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Easily accessible activities

In this article you can read more about easily accessible destinations and activities. Discover museums, swimming areas, put and take fishing, moose safari and more!

Klässbol

Klässbols linen factory is a supplier to the Swedish Royal Family and they also weave cloths and napkins for the Nobel festivities as well as the Swedish embassies all over the World. In the shop, you'll find towels, napkins, table cloths, and curtains. The factory is open for visitors to look around or book a guided tour.

If you would like a break to enjoy a fika or a simpler meal visit KaffeKvarnen which is only a stone's throw away. There is an accessible toilet in both Kaffekvarnen and the factory. Kaffekvarnens ramp is high but the staff is happy to help if needed.

Klässbol is located close to Lake Glafsfjordens beach and you can take the car down to the harbour. You can also follow the asphalt road from the factory to the harbour for a beautiful stroll through Klässbol. There is a swimming area next to the harbour, but is not equipped with a jetty or a ramp.

Contact

Klässbols Linen Weaving Mill
Tel. 0570-46 01 85
E-mail: info@klassbols.se
Webpage: www.klassbols.se

The Rackstad museum

The Rackstad Museum ties art and handicrafts from throughout Arvikas history together all under the same roof. Sometimes they even have national and even international pieces on display. For current events and exhibits see the museums home page. The museum is also home to Café Elis, a café with outdoor serving.

Accessible toilets, lifts, and hearing devices are available. All of the premice are accessible for wheelchair users through lifts, there is a threshold in the entryway and in some of the galleries. Oppstuhage is not accessible for people with disabilities. There is a wheelchair that is available to borrow when you visit the museum, contact the museum in advance to make sure it's available.

Contact

The Rackstad museum
tel.0570-809 90
E-mail: info@rackstadmuseet.se
Webpage: www.rackstadmuseet.se

Klässbols Linen Weaving Mill

Handla i kunglig glans! Här finns massvis med fina produkter.

Arvika Vehicle Museum

In the beautifully restored Thermia foundry from 1923, you'll find Arvikas Vehicle Museum where they have everything as far as cars go; veteran cars and motorbikes, mopeds, lightweighters, horse-drawn carriages, sleds, and bikes. They also have a café and a museum shop.

Accessible toilets and lifts are available.

Contact

Arvika Vehicle Museum
Tel. 0570 803 90
E-mail: info@arvikafordon.se
Webpage: www.arvikafordon.se

Såguddens Friluftsmuseum

Såguddens Open Air Museum is located on Lake Kyrkviken's beautiful beach. Here you can see historic buildings in idyllic surroundings and enjoy a "fika" overlooking the lake, The paths are asphalted. Those who are not able to walk to the area are allowed to drive in through the entrance at Rv 175. The museum is not accessible for those with disabilities but there is an accessible WC in Schröderstugan and in Café Nystuga.

Contact

Såguddens Friluftsmuseum
Telefon: 0570-137 95
E-mail: info@sagudden.se
Webpage: www.sagudden.se

Arvika Vehicle Museum

A must see for those interested in vehicles

Arvika Konsthall

In Arvika Konsthalls beautiful building you'll find Arvika Art Associations many exhibitions. Every year they have dozens of exhibitions of high class, read more here.
There is a ramp in the entryway as well as plenty of room for wheelchairs on the first floor. There is however no room on the second floor. No accessible WC.

Contact

Arvika Konsthall
tel. 0570-818 42/070-101 45 29
Webpage: www.artworks.se/arvikakonsthall

Arvika Stadspark

The Town Park is an oasis in central Arvika for both young and old with lovely flower beds, green areas and a playground. In 2019, Arvika Stadspark was named "Park of the Year" in the national competition Elmia Park Inspira, and in 2015, Arvika Stadspark was named "tourist destination of the year" in the category parks and gardens by the travel site turistmal.se. Here you can stroll around on flat gravel roads and there are many benches where you can take a rest.

Contact

The Arvika Tourist Information Centre
tel. 0570-817 90
E-mail: turist@arvika.se

City walk

You can discover Arvika by yourself or with a guideAt the Tourist Information Centre, there is a folder with a tour of Arvika which passes many interesting buildings and sights. The tour follows asphalted streets in the centre of the town.

Contact

The Arvika Tourist Information Centre
tel. 0570-817 90
E-mail: turist@arvika.se

Sculpture tour

You can discover the sculptures of Arvika by picking up a folder at the Tourist Information Centre.

Moose safari

This is an amazing way to get to see the king of the forest in his natural habitat.

Moose safari

During the summers you can explore Western Värmland's beautiful nature along with its rich flora and fauna with a guided moose safari. The tour takes you through Arvika woodlands in a Minibus for 4-8 people and lasts about 3 hours. Booking is made at Arvika Tourist Information Centre.

Contact

The Arvika Tourist Information Centre
tel. 0570-817 90
E-mail: turist@arvika.se

Glaskogen

Glaskogen is Värmland's biggest nature reserve with wild and beautiful nature. You can easily reach both the Information center and Café Carl by car. There is a ramp and an accessible WC in both locations. There is also a great trail that is suitable for people with wheelchairs that stretches from Café Carl to Läskerud and is part of the naturslingan vid Café Carl

If you want to go fishing there is a handicap jetty at Lake Rämningstjärn. Fishing cards are available to purchase at the information center in Lenungshammar or at the Tourist Information centre in Arvika or at www.ifiske.se.
At Övre Gla, Buvattnet near Sigfridstorp in Glaskogens nature reserve, there are two easy accessible jetties. You need a fishing license from Glaskogen or Övre Gla, which can be bought at the information centre in Lenungshammar, at the Tourist Information Centre in Arvika or at www.ifiske.se.

Contact

Glaskogens Naturreservat, informationscentralen
tel. 0570-440 70
E-mail: glaskogen@arvika.se
Webpage: www.glaskogen.se

Bergs Klätt

Here you can find pretty resting places that are suitable for people with wheelchairs.

Bergs klätt

Bergs klätt is a very popular destination due to its beautiful nature overlooking Lake Glafsfjorden and interesting culture and nature, which you can read about if you follow the nature and culture path. This nature reserve makes up the southern cape of the Älgåfjord. (The Northern part of Lake Glafsfjorden).

Parts of the nature reserve are accessible by wheelchair and most of it has made adjustments for those with physical disabilities. Within the reserve, there are several marked paths, one of them is 1,2km long and the other is 3,4 km. The road leading up to the reserve has a steep hill.

There are also a few other resting places, some have picnic tables, as well as two with wind shelters and fireplaces. There are 3 WC on the paths, on the nature and culture path as well as 2 located close to the parking spot as well as one at the end of the hiking trail.

Next to the parking lot, there is an information board with enlarged text for higher readability. There is also a digital map over Bergs Klätt which you can find here.

Guesthouse Eleven

Relax in the hotels hot tub and sauna.

Swim

Hot tub

Guesthouse Eleven offers you a spa experience in the shape of hot tubs and saunas.
The hot tub and the sauna are both easily accessible but there isn't a lifting device for the hot tub. Staff might be able to help.

Contact

Guesthouse Eleven
tel. 0570-216 66
E-mail: info@elevenarvika.se
Webpage: www.elevenarvika.se

Arvika Swimming hall

The swimming hall has an accommodated section with a relaxation room, sauna, and a combi pool with an adjustable floor.

Contact

Arvika Swimming hall
tel. 0570-818 10
Webpage: www.arvika.se

Fishing

There is plenty of accessible jetties in Arvika where you can fish.

Fishing

There is an accessible jetty for peopkle with disabilities in the Glaskogen Nature Reserve.

  • Rämningstjärn in Glaskogens nature reserve. (Glaskogen's Fishing license is required)
  • At Övre Gla, Buvattnet near Sigfridstorp in Glaskogens nature reserve, there are two easy accessible jetties. You need a fishing license from Glaskogen or Övre Gla, which can be bought at the information centre in Lenungshammar, at the Tourist Information Centre in Arvika or at www.ifiske.se.)

For put and take fishing there are accessible jetties at the following places:

  • Östra Stocketjärn, Bogens FVOF
    Price: 150 SEK/day
  • Stora Bogtjärn, Bortan – Hälgeboda FVOF
    (2023: not sold due to new restrictions regarding put and take water)
  • Tiskaretjärn och Svarttjärn, Mangen Treens FVOF
    (2023: not sold due to new restrictions regarding put and take water)

The fishing cards to their respective areas are sold at Arvikas Tourist Information Centre. More can be found at www.fiske.seHere is a digital map with the above mentioned places.