Arvika - in the heart of Värmland

In Arvika a magnificent landscape awaits you! Arvika offers fantastic possibilities for outdoor activities and a rich cultural life.

Centrally in Scandinavia with about 25 000 inhabitants, Arvika is Värmland's second largest municipality.

The neighborhood offers a magnificent landscape with many lakes and several nature reserves. The opportunities for outdoor recreation are good throughout the municipality and in the Gla Nature reserves there are 280 kilometer trails, several canoe trails and good fishing. The district is known for its rich culture, for singing and music, arts and crafts.

Arvika has a cozy and welcoming town centre with many shops where you can have nice shopping. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants in the center and during the summer you can even drink coffee at many homesteads and summer cafes around the municipality.

The Arvika region has since the last century attracted artists, craftsmen and musicians, and  the tradition lives on even today. Summertime is Arvika a paradise for music, arts and craftslovers, with a rich variety of concerts and exhibitions. There are also plenty of other attractions for those interested in culture.

Rackstadmuseet - a jewel among Sweden Art Museums exhibits art by members of Rackstad colony, as well as temporary current exhibitions.

Arvika Vehicle Museum displays 200 years of development of vehicles with wheels and skids, as well as western Värmland motorsport history.

Other famous places to visit are Klässbols Linneväveri who delivering succumbs to royal houses and embassies around the world.

We hope you can find your own favorite spots in Arvika and enjoying your stay here with us in the heart of Värmland! Welcome!