A two-hour guided hike on what locals call the mountain (but some say it’s more of a hill) – called Omberg, 20 kilometers south of Vadstena. Here you’ll find steep cliffs and lush green beech forest. These woods have got the largest diversity of plant species in Sweden. We'll find a beautiful place to stop for picknick lunch.

We’ll walk the hills and slopes of Omberg, following the same pathways as the prehistoric foresters did. In the rich meadows you might stop for reflections under a several hundred-year old tree. We'll make stops for panoramic views, with enough time for both photo sessions and contemplation. Your tour guide will share some tales and legends connected to the mountain. We’ll talk about how nature has shaped Omberg during the ages and how life conditions here have changed.

This tour however, focuses more on the great views, history and outdoor life at Omberg, and less about nature and species

Highlights of Hiking Omberg:

  • Hiking 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, however it’s more of a hill. Beware that the trails are on the slopes.

Price: 
Adults (+13): 599 SEK
Children (3-12 y/o): 499 SEK

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

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Stocklycke Omberg
DEPARTURE TIME Depends - see information for each tour
INCLUDED
Local guide
Lunch (sandwhich, snacks and some "fika")
NOT INCLUDED
Transport to/from Stocklycke, Omberg

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

Q&A
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 in 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 pay online with a credit card.

Cancellations
New cancellation policy due to Corona virus: You can cancel at any time prior to the start of the activity and get all your money back except for 100sek that we keep as administration fee. But if you cancel the trip after its start you will not be refunded. Please cancel if you or anyone joining you on this trip have symptoms that might be Corona/Covid19.
(These cancellation policies are challenging for a small company such as ours, and we therefore want to ask you to please make your cancellation as soon as you know that it needs to be done. The sooner we have a cancellation, the easier we can find someone else to take your place on this tour. Thank you!)
(Our usual cancellation policy: Pre-booked tours can be cancelled one week prior to its start and you will be fully refunded except for 200 SEK that we keep as administration fee. Cancellations made with less than one week prior to start will not be refunded at all.)

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11.00

Start: Stocklycke, Omberg

We meet outside the Ecopark Centre and café at Stocklycke Omberg, an excellent starting point for your visit to the park. During three hours we walk nature paths and hiking trails 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. We will also stop at a beautiful place to have lunch - some sandwiches and "fika" that we bring for you. 
14.30

Return

We finish where we started; at Stocklycke. If the café is open you might want to have lunch here and if you don’t have time before the tour begins, check out the Ecopark Centre on your return here.
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