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5.6 km


1.5 h



GPS coordinates starting point:

N 59° 5,8082 E 14° 3,8465


Visnums-Kil, south of Kristinehamn

Route description:

From Kristineham, take route 26, towards Mariestad. Drive south for about 25 km. At Nybble, turn right towards Medhamn. Follow the road to the church of Visnums-Kil. From the church follow the signs “Naturreservat Linsön-Prästön”. Show consideration and drive slowly when the road pass over a courtyard.

Public transport:

No public transport is available.


The trail is maintained from May 15.
Linsöstugan is a former cottage, today a cabin open to public. If you wish to put up a tent, this is a possible place.


Kristinehamn Tourist office, +46 (0)550-881 87,

Trail manager:

The County Administrative Board of Värmland

Map to download (pdf)

Read more (external link)

Description of Walk

The trail Prästöleden starts on Linsön where you will find large grazing pastures. You can clearly see the tree-covered moraine ridges which run through the landscape. They were created when the inland ice melted. Stop by Linsöstugan, a cabin open to public. The trail continues west to Prästön, with lush deciduous forests. In the northern part of Prästön is a small viewing tower where you get a fine view over this bay of Lake Vänern. The whole area is part of Nötön-Åråsviken Nature reserve. The trail passes for the most part  through pastures with grazing cows. The animals can be very curious. Don’t bring dogs.