Alingsås  is a city in the region Västergötland in Sweden. It is known for its many cafés and as the birthplace of Jonas Ahlströmer - "the man who brought the potato to Sweden".
There is commuter trains going from Gothenburg to Alingsås. 
You can go to Alingsås from Stockholm in 2h 40 min with the high speed train X2000. .
The european route E20 passes through Alingsås on its way to Stockholm from Gothenburg.
- STF Alingsås Vandrarhem Plantaget, +46 322-63 69 87.
- First Hotel Grand Alingsås , Bankgatan 1, +46 322-67 01 00
- Anten - Gräfsnäs Vintage Railroad  is a well preserved vintage railroad line running along the lake Anten not far from Alingsås. With a lenght of 12 km, it runs during the summer months (check web site for time table)
- Gräfsnäs slottsruin. A castle ruin and park situated by the lake Anten. There's also a beach if you feel like swimming in the lake.