One of the best ways to experience Glaskogen’s tranquil nature is by joining one of the small, lakeside roads that winds through the forest. Please note that the hiking trails are not suitable for cycling. For more information, please contact the tourist information centre in Lenungshammar. Mountain bike hire is available at the centre.
The Glassworks route, approx. 18 km on both tarred and unpaved road (marked in red on the map).
The Upper Gla route, approx. 30 km on dirt roads. This is a slightly more difficult route than the Glassworks route, but offers magnificent lake views (marked in green on the map).
The Gla route, approx. 60 km, mainly on dirt roads. You pass dense forest, lakes and the hamlet of Glava (marked in black on the map).
The Tenvik route, approx. 55 km on dirt roads. This is a relatively difficult track through dense forest, lakes and cultural sights (marked in purple on the map).
The historical area surrounding Älgå and Glava is famous for its outstanding natural beauty. Visitors will also find well-preserved Viking monuments and heritage centres that open during the summer months. The road between Arvika, Älgå and Glava is paved.
Sölje heritage farm and café, Sölje. Open from the 2nd of July to the 21st of August, Saturday and Sunday 13-19.
Rudsklätten, ancient monument, Glava.
Glava heritage centre and herb garden, Glava. Open all year.
Kenneth's farming and crafts museum, Glava, Open by prior arrangement.
Lövåsudden, ancient monument, Glava.
Glava heritage centre, Glava. Open from the 2nd of July to the 14th of August, daily 15-19.
Älgå smithery, Älgå. Open fron the 2nd of July to the 21st of August, daily 14-17.
Älgå heritage centre and café, Älgå. Open from the 24th of June to the 28th of August, as well as the first weekend in September, daily 14-18.
Guesthouse Eleven, Bed & breakfast and café, Arvika, Open from the 18th of June to the 14th of August, Saturday and Sunday 11-18.
Glava Glassworks Museum, Glava. Open from the 2nd of July to the 7th of August, daily 14-18. Groups can be accommodated by prior arrangement.
Bruksgården café, Glava. Open from the 2nd of July to the 7th of August, daily 14-18.
Ärlandhallen, exhibitions during the summer months at Glava Glasbruk.
Sörtomta hostel, Klässbol, Tel. 070 -3770199
Hillringsberg Herrgård, Glava, Tel. 0570-420 09, 0706-72 35 17
Sölje Camping, Sölje Tel. 0570-46 41 41, 070-546 41 53
Bruksgården, Glava Glasbruk, hostel, Tel. 0570-41150, 0570-41017
Guesthouse Eleven B&B Hotel, Arvika, Tel. 0570-216 66