Enjoyable hiking experience. It is the key words for Gotaleden, which was inaugurated in 2019. Along the trail you experience cozy coffee places, historical landmarks and extraordinary accomodations . This in combination with beautiful nature and clearly marked trails is the reason why Gotaleden has quickly become popular!
The trail goes along forest paths, gravel roads and some asphalt, the total trail measures 71 km from the heart of Gothenburg to the charming small town Alingsås. The trail winds along the Säve-river and the beautiful lake Aspen. There are good opportunities to see beavers, at least you will not miss all the nests along the river. Along the Säve-river you also find a rich bird life. You experience beautiful old mills such as Jonsered and Tollered. Do not miss to take a break at the nice Garveriet (The Tannery) in Floda. On your hike, you stay in the luxurious and award-winning Nääs Factory Hotel with a history in the textile industry that dates back to the 1830s. End your hike in the charming coffee & potato town Alingsås with the cozy cobblestoned city square.
The itineraries are quite long, about 25 km per day, but the hike is technically easy. If you feel that the daily itinerary will be too long, there are options to shorten the distances by train or bus.
As usual, EverTrek takes care of your luggage: your bags will be waiting for you at the hotel after your hiking day: a really enjoyable hiking experience!
Gotaleden is perfect to combine with city life: we help you to book extra nights in Gothenburg or Alingsås for a enhancing total experience.