Cycle parts of the route or embark on a four-day tour around Lake Åsnen. The Åsnen cycling trail is about 140 km long. It starts from Alvesta and continues around the entire lake. 

Almost half of the route is totally car-free and runs along the old railway banks. The trail takes you through an old and culturally interesting countryside, rich in nature and fascinating sights. Included in the package are accommodation, breakfast and sandwiches. If you also want a meal in the evening, please state this in the booking.

The trail follows a journey description that is sent out by email after the booking is completed. 

We will help you with booking of accommodation and are happy to provide more information about Åsnen. 

We also sell the book "Åsnen Nature, National Park and Wildlife in South Sweden - a Travel Guide". It is an inspiring nature guidebook that presents the most interesting destinations in the area, with text, maps and photos. You can buy the book here.

Åsnen around map

Price

3500 kr/adult (part in double room)

925 kr/child (5-12 years) (child's bike is not included)

(same price if you use your own bike)

This is included

  • 7-gear bike
  • Helmet
  • Map + travel documents
  • 3 nights
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 3 sandwiches package

Optional

Extra night at hotell in Alvesta /Växjö (part in double room) 490kr/person

Single room: 750 kr/person

E-bike: 700 kr for the whole trip

Mountain bike: 500 kr for the whole trip

Bike pannier: 35kr/pcs

Luggage transport between the accommodation - SEK 1200 (total)

 

Applefield in Åsnen

The apple kingdom in southeastern Åsnen area

Åsnen national park forest

Åsnens nationalpark was opened in 2018

Camping areas around Åsnen

Åsnen National Park is best discovered by bicycle

Solviken pensionat in Ingelstad

Accommodation day 3, Solvikens guest house

Good fishing possibilities

75% of the Åsnen National Park area is water

Alvesta trainstation

 

Start and finish, Alvesta railway station


Day 1 Alvesta - Torne, about 30 km

You start from Alvesta railway station and head towards Blenda and Blädinge church. Later in the day you arrive at Huseby where you have the option of a guided tour, lunch and visit to the beautiful garden. The final destination of the day is Torne estate.

Day 2 Torne - Urshult, about 35 km

On this day you will cycle near Lake Åsnen's western shore. Åsnen is Småland's third largest lake. Åsnen has a surface area of 150km², a shoreline of 737km in total, and an average depth of only 3m (14m at its deepest). The lake has a number of fjords, the largest of which is Skatelövsfjorden which is over a mile long.

Day 3 Urshult - Ingelstad, about 35 km

Today you will pass through Urshult, and then continue along a railway bank. When you arrive at Rössmåla you will join a winding road, cycling through and enjoying the surroundings before continuing the journey towards Väckelsång. The railway bank you are now riding on is the former Ronneby - Tingsryd - Växjö track.

Day 4 Ingelstad - Alvesta, about 50 km

You head north and arrive at Tegnaby, Teleborg Castle and the beautiful lakes in the center of Växjö. You continue into Växjö towards the Emigrants' House and the museum of Småland. After a stop in Växjö you jump back on the bike and push on towards Alvesta.


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