A two hour guided hike on the tiny mountain (hill) of Omberg, south of Vadstena. Here we'll find steep cliffs and lush green beech forest. These woods has got the largest diversity of plant species in Sweden.
This tour focuses more on the great views and the history and outdoor life at Omberg, and less about nature and species.

Highlights of Hiking Omberg:

  • A hike in the diverse woods of Omberg
  • Great views over Lake Vättern
  • Photographic spots
  • A beautiful countryside

Facts about the tour
Comfort level: 3/ 5

Activity level: 3 /5
Omberg is called a mountain, but is more like a hill, but the trails are on the slopes.

Adults (+13): 395 sek
Children (3-12 y/o): 295 sek

Max. group size: 16 (more often we're only 4-8 people)

DEPARTURE TIME 10.00 ( the tour will finish at 12.00)
Local guide
Meals or beverages
Transport to/from Stocklycke, Omberg

Age limit
This tour has no age limit. But it is not possible to walk these trails with a baby stroller or a wheel chair.

Q: Anything we need to bring?
A: Clothes, camera, personal items.

Q: What's the weather like?
A: Click here to read about the climate of Sweden Please make sure to dress according to the weather.


Questions, reservations and payments

If you have any questions – please contact us at info@woodsandwater.se.
To make a reservation, please use the online booking system below. When you make the reservation you also pay online with a credit card.

If you cancel the tour less than 72 hrs prior to its start you will be given the money back – except for 200 SEK/booking (not per person) which we keep as an administration fee. Cancellations with more than 72 hrs prior to start will be fully refunded. Cancellations on the same day and no-shows will not be refunded at all.

This tour is taking place every Friday in June-August. Please click on the date below to see available tours.

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Start: Stocklycke, Omberg

We meet outside the café at Stocklycke Omberg and start the tour from here. During two hours we will walk the hills and slopes of Omberg talking about the mountain during the ages. This tour focuses more on great views, photo spots, the history and the outdoor life, rather than on nature and plant species. 

Alvastra Monastery ruin

We will finish where we started, if the café is open you might want to have lunch in here.