Stockholm, the national capital, is located 150 miles (241 kilometers) southeast of Gavleborg, while Oslo lies 210 miles (338 kilometers) to the southwest.
Gavleborg is a treasure trove of fascinating facts and stories; you’ll find plenty to explore when you step through the doors of its much-loved museums. Railway Museum and Gavleborg County Museum are among this destination’s more fascinating museum experiences. You may also want to explore the Skarsa Glassworks or the Joe Hill Museum.
The city is home to some quality courses that are worth your while if you and your partner are avid golf players. Book a few holes at Hogbo Golf Club or Soderhamn Golf Club. If you’re staying in Gavleborg for a few days, check out the fairways at the Mackmyra Golf Club.
When visiting Gavleborg you’ll find a peaceful haven in one or more of its well-designed green spaces. Among the most picturesque parks and gardens to explore on a sunny day with friends and family are Limon, Boulognerskogen Park and lovely Wij Gardens.
If you want to surround yourself with nature, go and check out Farnebofjarden National Park and Stenoorns Nature Reserve, two protected reserves where people love to spend time to get active. Walk through the parks and try to spot the local flora and fauna, then stop for a picnic in the parks’ pristine environs.
The region is home to various ski resorts and good examples are Kungsberget Ski Resort and also Bolleberget. Both ski resorts offer excellent slopes and trails.
If you are interested in art, culture and history visit the Bollnas Museum and Art Gallery, one of the most remarkable museums in Gavleborg. For those who love galleries and art museums, this is a great place to spend time and learn about art and history.
Sometimes melancholic, sometimes darkly romantic, the forts and castles in Gavleborg are always special places to visit. When you look up at the fairytale-like shape of the historical Gavle Castle, it’s very easy to imagine how nobles once governed this area.
Public squares are great places to feel the pulse of a city; Stortorget in Gavleborg is no exception. Treat the kids to an ice cream, watch the passing parade, and you’ll soon understand why this square is so loved by Gavleborg residents.