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Karlstad Tourism

Karlstad is the personification of the idea that good things come in small packages! It is particularly noted as being one of the sunniest cities in Sweden and residents regularly go out of their way to live up to this with their cheery dispositions. With food fit for a king, an endless array of local wares to peruse through and a rich history to take in, it goes without saying that a holiday to Karlstad is an adventure like no other and is one that is guaranteed to brighten up your life! 

Karlstad rests on the river delta of the river Klarälven, which incidentally runs into Sweden’s largest lake- Vänern. The city is affectionately called the ‘city of the sun’ or ‘sun city’ in Swedish and the symbol for Karlstad is an adorably quaint smiling sun. Karlstaad’s location also makes it the perfect destination for travelers looking to partake in some outdoor adventure sports! While it may not be the first city that comes to your mind when you think of a trip to Sweden, it is clear to all who visit that Karlstad is a hidden gem of a city and deserves a place at the very top of your travel list!  

Karlstad is the personification of the idea that good things come in small packages! It is particularly noted as being one of the sunniest cities in Sweden and residents regularly go out of their w...

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