Arkösund, Saint Anna and Gryts archipelago are all part of the beautiful Östergötland archipelago. The area is an area with unrivalled beauty offering the chance to experience undisturbed nature and to view the wonderful and numerous islands which make up the archipelago. The Arkösund village is the nearest mainland point for many of the islands and is only 50 km from Norrköping. The village has a guest harbour, swimming facilities, a local shop, camping, restaurant and a hotel with conference facilities, Arkösunds Hotell.
Island hopping in the archipelago.
With daily boat tours through the Arkösund, Sankt Anna and Gryt archipelago during 1/7-5/8 2007. For more information contact the tourist office in Norrköping +46 11 15 50 00.
Take the 209 road from Norrköping to Arkösund or there is a regular bus service from the Resecentrum situated next door to the railway station in Norrköping. Once in Arkösund the Skärgårdslinjen cruise line offers services to the islands beyond. More information available at the tourist office.
Ågelsjön is a lake located 10 kilometers outside Norrköping. It's in one of the most beautiful areas in Sweden, Kolmården. An area covered in forests, steep mountain walls and lakes.
Ågelsjön is a deep lake with surrounded by steep rock walls (a climber's paradise) with a dark blue colour. There are over 200 climbing routes and a great place to hike. There's a small sand beach and lots of great cliffs to go swimming or diving from.
Just off the city centre is the huge Folkparken park where you can just stroll around, but also play minigolf, beach volley and other things in summer. Fantastic playground for your bored child!!! To get there, follow Norra Promenaden and aim for the red Matteus Church.
Take a boat trip out to the Arkipelag in ST:Anna or Gryt if you visit in the summertime and you get the most beutifull nature experiens you have ever seen with hundred of islands and bring your fishing gear and catch a pike for lunch.
Visit the prehistoric rock carvings. You can even walk on them! I think they should be better protected...