HIKING ON ÖLAND

With an area of 1347 square kilometers, Öland offers a large amount of different and safe hiking trails. And this in a varied environment with everything from the world heritage Stora Alvaret, pebbly field, windmills and the lighthouse Långe Jan. And with a well-developed public transport, you and your friends will experience a sustainable hike in real life

– Walk on Öland all year round!

FOR WHICH HIKER

Öland offers a great variety of difficulty levels on its hiking trails. From hiking in and around Borgholm to a full-day walk on the northern part of the island. But with its highest height of 55 meters, no joints are really too difficult or hard.

WHEN DO YOU WANT TO HIKE

The 137 km long island, like many other hiking destinations, has different travel guides depending on which season you are in. Everything from barren limestone cliffs, empty beaches to a thriving world heritage site.

Birdwatching, less tourists, orchids, Öland sprouts, Easter, spring weather, vegetables, “kroppkakor” and cold baths

Warm water, nightlife, holidays, midsummer, everything is open and music arrangements

Harvest fiest, fishing, less tourists, autumnal vegetables and cold baths

Less tourists, crisp air, quiet, Christmas activities and cold baths

HIKING TRAILS ON ÖLAND

To get detailed information such as maps and route suggestions, go to Öland. or see All about Öland websites. Here you will find a great variety of trails for everyone’s needs and desires.

GOOD TO KNOW FOR YOUR HIKING

For you to feel confident about your upcoming hiking vacation on Öland, we have gathered some FAQ’s. If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

If you have booked a Hiking on Öland package with us, then breakfast, a picnic basket and a three course dinner is included. Otherwise, you can buy a packed lunch or a “Swedish fika” basket directly from our reception. Keep in mind that it is preferable to pre-book this the day before.

We also suggest for you to try some of the restaurants and cafes out there on Öland. Partly to support the local business community, but especially for you to experience new impressions and try new flavours.

How about homemade national dish “kroppkakor” at Ninnis Kroppkaksbod or Eva’s Kroppkakor? Or fresh fish at Kårehamns Fisk & Havskök?

We recommend you and your friends travel as sustainably as possible during your visit on Öland. Therefore, we always recommend first and foremost to choose public transport options.

At Kalmar County Transport’s travel planner you will find how, when and where the bus can take you to your chosen hiking trails.

If you wish to supplement your hiking holiday with a bike tour, we will be happy to help you. You can rent a bicycle at our hotel for 150: – per day.

If you want to rent a mountain bike or electric bike, we cooperate with Öland’s bicycle rental.

BOOK A PACKAGE

With our Hiking-package on Öland, you and your friends enjoy local and locally produced food, a picnic basket, good service, breakfast in the herb garden if you wish and accommodation in a double room in the middle of wonderful Borgholm. Based on your wishes about how much you want to hike and what you want to see, we would be happy to provide you with a suitable route suggestion in connection with your booking.