Useful links


In the heart of Sweden, between Gothenburg and Stockholm, lies the forest realm of Tiveden. A few steps away from congestion, noise and stress, there is peace and tranquility to be found in one of Sweden’s southernmost forest areas.

Karlsborg Fortress

The mighty fortress was built on a peninsular in lake Vättern. The construction work began in 1819 and was calculated to take ten years, but did in fact take 90 years.

Karlsborg Tourist Office – tourism and events

Information about events and touristic sites in the Karlsborg area.

Göta Canal 

The Göta Canal is one of Sweden’s largest constructions and one of the most popular points of interest. This link gives you information about things to see and do along the canal .

Forsvik Industrial Museum

Forsvik’s Bruk is an industrial heritage site where industrial activities have been carried out for over 600 years. In this award winning industrial environment you will discover unique buildings and fascinating exhibitions.

Läckö Castle

Läckö Castle is built on a rock in lake Vänern. The castle offers baroque splendor, beautiful gardens, shiny treasures and ancient medieval cellars .

Stjärnsund’s Castle

Stjärnsund’s Castle, in austere neoclassical style, is brilliantly located on a ness in lake Vättern, just south of Askersund.