Sweden's centre of gastronomy, can be found in Western Bergslagen. Nestling in the heart of the spruce forest, it´s a paradise for body and soul. Gastronomy and gourmets in Grythyttan, a spa and world-famous water in Loka.
Visit Björkborn and you enter the home of a well-to-do bachelor just over a hundred years ago. Visitors are met by a familiar profile, strangely reminiscent of a famous inventor. “Nobel" is an excellent host as he guides us around his former home.
The town of Örebro is the centre of the region. This is where we shop, have fun and recharge our batteries with long walks along the Svartån river, around which the town grew up. Örebro is easy to find but hard to leave.
Bergslagen gave Sweden a heart of iron in the Middle Ages. Blue mountains in the distance and tons of fun for children, with thriving communities with strong roots and iron in their veins, Bergslagen is nature, history and adventure all rolled into one.
Towns with houses made of wood brighten up our everyday lives. On a truly human scale, their charming streets bring people together. Cobblestones and curiosities, sitting in a cafe with a cinnamon bun — there´s time for it all.
Art in the open air takes aesthetics to a whole new dimension. It takes something special to stand out amid nature in the raw, where what counts is survival of the fittest.
Tiveden is a wilderness which has still not been tamed. Primeval forest, logs, stones and water in all its guises, embark on a journey to discover the secrets of the virgin forest, the haunt of trolls.
The Bergslagen hiking trail, “Bergslagsleden", takes you through a wildly varying landscape from the gnarled boulders of Tiveden, via the rolling blue hills of Kilsbergen to Bergslagen´s mighty forests and small lakes.
Book on-line a private cottage or a cabin at our delightful holiday villages.
Visit the Alfred Nobel museum in Karlskoga.
PRESERVE is an EU-project that is to contribute to an improved effectiveness of regional polices considering cultural heritage as a factor of economic development and supporting sustainable tourism.