Welcome to Arvika

Information due to covid-19

We are all suffering from a situation, where we cannot travel, explore destinations and meet each other as we are used to.

Events are cancelled, sights and museums might have altered opening hours or are closed. We do our utmost to keep the information on our website up to date. For information about a certain event, sight or accommodation we ask you to contact the organizer directly or to contact us at the Tourist Information Centre.

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Johan Kristofferson. World champion in Rallycross.
Race car driver

Johan Kristoffersson

Johan Kristoffersson won the FIA World Rallycross Championship...
Maria Westerberg

Maria Westerberg

Maria Vildhjärta Westerberg is a storyteller using woodcarvings...

Christian Eriksson

Christian Eriksson is one Sweden’s most famous sculptors,...

Maja Fjæstad

Maja Fjæstad was the Rackstad colony's only female artist...
Elis i Taserud
Furniture maker

Elis I Taserud

Elis i Taserud was Christian Eriksson´s brother and a furniture...
Kenny Bräck
Racing driver

Kenny Bräck

Kenny Brack is the racing driver who won the Indy 500,...


Dotter amazed the world with "My Flower".
Lasse Anrell
Journalist and author

Lasse Anrell

Lasse Anrell is a journalist, author and media profile, with a...
Ulla Nilsson

Ulla Nilsson

Ulla Nilsson was a fifth generation potter and her works are...
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Arvika - a place with strong traditions!

In Arvika creativity flows. Musicians, artists and craftsmen have lived and worked here side by side, since the turn of the century before last - and they still do! In Arvika cultural events succeed one another. Arvika offers activities suited for all interests as well as a varied range of outdoor life in our magnificent forests and by our 365 lakes. Welcome to Arvika, in the heart of Värmland!