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Printable maps of Vasteras

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Vasteras

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Vasteras with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Vasteras area

This Vasteras map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Vasteras and surroundings

Sweden - moving around the country

Due to the fact that the territory of Sweden is quite broad, the country has well-developed air transportation. To date, the country has more than one hundred and fifty airports, both international and domestic, including charter and seasonal ones. The system of railway transportation in the country is also at a fairly high level. All trains are divided into the ones with wagons of the first-class or of the second-class, but both of them are in excellent working condition. The wagons are clean and cozy, and a fairly high-quality service is made available. Also, if the trip involves travelling at night, then passengers will be advised to purchase sleeping spaces in the respective wagons. There is also well-developed water transportation in the country, which is mostly represented by ferry boats cruising not only along the coastal territory of Sweden, but also between neighboring countries. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Sweden

To the celebration of Christmas and the New Year, Swedes are also particularly suited. It is customary to celebrate the New Year at home, with the family. They watch TV, where enthusiastic verses are read - spiritual verses. At midnight, the house is literally poured with bells ringing from local churches, after which you can congratulate each other and neighbors on the holiday, wish all the best and exchange gifts. On Christmas, heads of families themselves dress up like Santa Claus and congratulate their family members on the holiday, and children are given a bag full of gifts. The main Christmas drink is mulled wine or glogg (a local variety of Grog). … Open

Photogallery of Vasteras sights

Our guide to Vasteras

Cultural excursion through Vasteras - things to see

The Stadshotellet Hotel is one of the newer landmarks of the city. The iconic hotel was opened in 1907. The building is a wonderful example of the modern style, and the interior design is simply flawless. The prestigious hotel still serves travelers who claim the best. Skrapan skyscraper has also become a popular landmark of Vasteras. There is a stylish bar on the last floor of the building. Finally, in order to … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Vasteras has a range of activities for children, so family travelers will not have hard time thinking how to entertain their kids. Vasteras Cable Park is one of such family-friendly destinations. It is a great place to enjoy active time outdoors and try new challenges. Teenagers are particularly fond of wakeboarding, but the park has much more to offer. Different kinds of water sports, boat rides, wake skates, and … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Venison and game dishes are traditional meat delicacies. Locals also love fläskrulader pork roll. Renstek is an unusual dish cooked from venison, and fans of spicy food will be pleased with isterband smoked sausages that are cooked together with spices and herbs. Meat is the traditional ingredient of various cold snacks and sandwiches. It is important to mention that locals are very careful when it comes to … Open

Traditions and mentality of Vasteras

Spicy herring is considered the main dish of this holiday. It is traditionally served with boiled potatoes. As most festive activities are outdoor ones, all kinds of grilled food are very widespread and popular. When it comes to desserts, strawberry with whipped cream remains the leader as this berry is ripe right before the holiday. Festive activities last until late in the evening. When the night comes, many … Open

Travel guide to Vasteras

In the vicinity of the city there are many interesting old castles, among which the most visited remains the Angso Castle. This castle is associated with several incredible stories. The locals believe that ghosts live within its walls. Walking along the walls of the castle, on one of them, you can see a huge five-meter chain. According to legend, Johan Sigismund Sparre won this chain in cards from the Devil … Open

Vasteras for children - what to visit

There are many beautiful parks in Vasteras. The Djakneberget Park remains one of the most popular among the townspeople and visitors of the city. It is beautiful and well-groomed. In this park, there are very nice rabbits and birds, which children really like to feed. On the territory of the park, there is a lake and lovers of excursions will unavoidably like interesting stone monuments located everywhere. The park … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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