Trail section

9. Karleby-Mariestad

  • Length

    14.5 km

  • Elevation

    73 m

  • Degree of difficulty

    Moderate

  • Estimated time

    4-5h

Daniel Ström

Stage 9 goes from Karleby, with its historical origins, towards Mariestad. The way is along a gravel and paved road consisting of both open land-scape, forest and some buildings. During this step you will, among other things, see the beautiful beach Sandviken. Stege 9 ends in Mariestad where you can find restaurants, shops and accommodation. Mariestad Cathedral with its tall church tower gives the city a special aura.

Stege 9 goes from Karleby, with its historical origins, towards Mariestad. The way is along a gravel and paved road consisting of both open land-scape, forest and some buildings. During this step you will, among other things, see the beautiful beach Sandviken. Stege 9 ends in Mariestad where you can find restaurants, shops and accommodation. Mariestad Cathedral with its tall church tower gives the city a special aura.

How to get here

Karleby is about one kilometer from a bus stop. This is located along road 26. The bus goes to and from Mariestad center and Skövde center. Stage 9 ends at Mariestad train station. From here you can go to Lidköping as well as to Gothenburg and Laxå (with some departures all the way to Hallsberg and Örebro).

Length

14 km 

Time

3,5 hours, exkluding breaks

Difficulty

Easy

Surface

Lots of gravel road and forest path

Start 

Lugnås

END

Karleby

Marking

Biosfärleden / Biosphere trail

Accomondation

In Karleby, it is difficult to find accom-modation alternatives, but it is easy to take the bus into Mariestad, where there are accommodation in several price ranges.

Don´t miss

The harbor in Mariestad and the beautiful Old Town, which is class-ified as one of the country’s ten best-preserved city centers.

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14.5 km

73 m

Moderate

How does the grading work?

4-5h

  • Vandringsled
  • Naturreservat
  • Badplats
  • Biosfärleden
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