Varmland is situated about 170 miles (274 kilometers) west of the national capital Stockholm and 85 miles (137 kilometers) east of Oslo.
Take your partner along and visit the recommended golf courses in the area. Karlstad Golf Course and Kristinehamns Golf Club will delight budding pros and keen amateurs alike. For more great golfing options, also check out Arjangs Golf Club and Hammaro Golf Club.
Varmland is a treasure trove of tales of human endeavor and achievement; you’ll find loads to explore within the rooms of its four popular museums. Varmlands Museum and Sandgrund Lars Lerin are among the area’s most interesting museum day outs. The Klinten House and the Arvika Vehicle Museum are two other popular museums worth adding to your itinerary.
While in Varmland, plan a visit to some of the most-recommended attractions for children. Among the best places to visit with the family are Mariebergsskogen, Sunne Waterpark or Varmlands Viking Center.
To enjoy natural beauty and bird song in the Varmland area head to one of its many family-friendly green spaces. Walk around, take photos or relax at Von Echstedtska Garden, Rotternos Park or Storkasberget Hill, all recommended local parks for families.
Some of the most viewed heritage sites of the area are the places of worship that have attracted faithful followers for many generations. Learn about the history of the Karlstad Cathedral and the Tocksfors Church as you admire the old buildings.
To stock up on supplies or enjoy a snack, browse Tocksfors Shopping Center or Bergvig Shopping Mall. See what the locals love and browse through the shops at these colorful retail hubs.
Some of the most visited historic sites in the area are Marbacka and Varmlands Saby Manor House. Both are great places to get a taste of local history. Get a window into the early days of Varmland before investigating the area’s other great sights.
To get inspired, go and see the Kristinehamns Art Museum, one of the most interesting museums in Varmland. Study the displays, admire the art and try the interactive exhibits.
The Wermland Opera is one of the premier spots to see live shows in the Varmland area. If you’re feeling peckish after the show, grab a table at one of the nearby restaurants and explore some of the local dishes.