Things to do in Dalsland

When you are a tourist and rent a cabin in Dalsland boring to just sit and watch the wonderful nature. In Dalsland there is something for everyone to do. Here we list some of these things.



A few minutes from the cottage is one of Sweden’s best golf courses – Forsbacka Golf Club. Half an hour away is Billerud Golf Club. A little over an hour away from the cottage, there are four golf courses in the Karlstad area, one in Arjang and south are golf courses in Mellerud, Vänersborg, Trollhättan and Grästorp. Why not a golf vacation ?


In the vicinity of the cottage there are two karting tracks. One of Ed and Amal. In Eds Kart and Åmåls hyrcart whole family can have fun.


Whether you like spin fishing, fly fishing, action-filled guided trolling, or just a little cozy angling in a forest pond, there Dalsland. Keep in mind that you may need a fishing license for your fishing. You can find more information about fishing license in Dalsland . A few minutes away from the cottage is Ängebytjärnet where you can fish for rainbow trout.

Dressin- and canoe outing

Enjoy the Dalsland nature with an excursion on the trolley or canoe. There are many options for a shorter or longer excursion into nature. A few minutes away from the cottage is Daltrail who rent both canoe and trolley.

Hiking on trails

Great Trail passes the chalet. Other hiking trails in Dalsland is Pilgrimsleden, Karolinerleden, Tresticklan National Park. More about hiking in Dalsland .

Event 2016

Kana Lyra in Mellerud, 1 to 3 July

On 1-3 July, the channel pout in Mellerud. A big party with activities for young and old.

Åmåls Blues Festival

Since 1992 Åmåls Blues Festival visited by some of the world’s top blues artists from around the world. This year the festival celebrates its 25th anniversary and is four days, 7-10 July.

Tractor and machinery meeting, July 9 to 10

On 9-10 July, it is full of tractors, machinery and other vehicles in Steneby.

Port Festival Amal

A three-day festival with the aim to showcase Amal and Vänern. During the festival, mostly local talent, as well as possibly any great artist, standing for entertainment. The festival takes place on 21-23 July.

Amal Day, August 6

Former Åmålshälja ​​has become Amal day and offers entertainment and activities for both large and small in Åmåls center.

Canoe Marathon, August 13

In the middle of August organized Dalslands canoe marathon every year. The contest runs through four lakes in Dalsland (Laxsjön, Svärdlång, Västra Silen and Lelång) and runs for 11 hours. The race starts on August 13 at 8.00.

Raven Dalsland, August 20 to 21

On August 20 to 21 it is served up in Fengersfors Mill. It will be a great mix of food, music, art and culture.

Monster Race in Dals Ed, August 27 to 28

27-28 Dals Ed is visited by large monster trucks.

Light festival in Amal, 8 to 10 September

September 8-10, it is light party Amal.

Fiskehälja, 10-11 September

Two days of fishing competitions in Åmåls port.

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