Pause am Ufer mit dem Kanu in Schweden
Sonnenuntergang über dem Horizont in Schweden
Ausblick vom Kanu auf dem tiefblauen See

Canoe Sweden Tour F

In the wild.

This holiday is a peaceful canoe journey. Quietly and without any rush you canoe through the swedish forests. You will often meet no-one else for a whole day. Here you will find clear rivers, green forests and bright nights. There aren’t many places that offer such an intensive natural experience like the untouched wilderness that that there is in Värmlands. There are numerous canoe tours that you can pick between on the many lakes and rivers in Värmlands and there are tours of varying difficulty level too. It doesn’t matter whether you are advanced or a beginner: those who are want to spend time in nature will find it here!

  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
  • Number of participants: min. 2 people
  • Minimum age: 6 years


Collect your camping equipment from the canoe centre before 5pm. You are about to spend your first day in the swedish wilderness.

In the morning you will collect the rest of your equipment and you will be briefed about the next few days. You will store your luggage in the waterproof barrels. A suitcase won’t be needed over the next few days. You will be taking all of your luggage with you.

Once you are fully prepared, you will get an explanation about how to load and steer your canoe. Once you have learnt all the necessary things, you will start your journey through the vast forests in Värmlands.The next days are organised by you. You receive all the of necessary things to find the way and you also set the speed yourself. In order to get from one lake to the next, a small van will transport you and your canoes across the land. In the evenings you can look for a nice and quiet place to pitch your tent and to send camp for the night. 

The southern part of the Glaskogens nature reserve is sparsely populated and is very primordial. The tour will take you through these undisturbed parts of the nature park. You will go to the Glafsfjorden on Lake Värmeln and you will get there by going via the by Älven river. From here it is not far to the canoe centre.

approx. 100 km

On the last day you need to make sure you get back to Arvika by 4pm. Once you get here you need to clean your equipment and hand it back into the canoe centre.

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
May 12, 2019 - Sep 7, 2019
Arrival Sunday, Tuesday, Friday
Canoe Sweden Tour F: Lilliälven, SE-VLATF-08X
Base price
Base price 6 - 15 Years
Provisions Package

Category: Camping sites & bivouac

Child prices are valid when accompanied by two fully paying adults.

Services and infos


  • 7 overnight stays as stated
  • Tent, sleeping bag and sleeping mat
  • Canoe incl. equipment
  • Complete cooking equipment
  • Transfers in line with the itinerary
  • Instructions and maps
  • Welcome briefing in english
  • Service hotline

Optional extras

  • Organised transfer from arvika train station to the canoe centre costs EUR 20 per journey. Reservation necessary. Pay in advance
  • Organised transfer from Oslo airport to the canoe centre costs EUR 255 per journey. Reservation necessary. Pay in advance

Things to note

  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
  • Fly to Oslo or Stockholm. From Oslo take the train for about 2 hours to Arvika.
  • From Stockholm it takes about 4 hours to get to Arvika (,
  • Parking: free outdoor car parking spaces at the canoe centre. No reservation necessary. 
  • Difficulty level: challenging. 11 overland transfers, 130m height difference between the start and the end.
  • Minimum age: 6 years.
  • Requirements: Basic level of fitness and swimming skills. Calm river with some wilder sections and small rapids. Details in the itinerary.
  • A canoe van will transport you across the land sections.
Michael Kröll
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Michael Kröll, Manager Euroaktiv

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