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'''Mariestad''' is in the region [[Västergötland]] in [[Sweden]]. It is situated by the lake Vänern.
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'''Mariestad''' is a town with about 15,000 inhabitants in the province [[Västergötland]] in [[Sweden]]. It is situated by the lake Vänern.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
  
 
===By train===
 
===By train===
* There's a train that goes into Mariestad.
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* There's a train that goes into Mariestad. See [http://www.sj.se SJ] for more information.
  
 
===By bus===
 
===By bus===
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*[http://www.safflebussen.se Säfflebussen] (in [[Swedish Phrasebook|Swedish]] and [[Norweigan phrasebook|Norweigan]] only) stops at the Mariestad bus station with the line 200 ([[Gothenburg]]-[[Trollhättan]]-[[Vänersborg]]-[[Lidköping]]-Mariestad-[[Stockholm]]).
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*[http://www.swebusexpress.se/ Swebus Express] makes a stop in Mariestad with the bus lines 801 ([[Gothenburg]]-Mariestad-[[Örebro]]-[[Stockholm]]) and 839 ([[Karlstad]]-Mariestad-[[Jönköping]]).
  
 
===By car===
 
===By car===
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==See==
 
==See==
Vänern - the biggest freshwater lake in [[Europe]]. Nice boats, and supposedly a lot of Swedish tourists in summer.
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*'''Vänern''' - the biggest freshwater lake in [[Europe]]. Nice boats, and supposedly a lot of Swedish tourists in summer.
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*'''Mariestad Cathedral'''
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
Go swimming, rent a bike, or have some other fun. On Saturdays, there's a market at the main square
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Go swimming, rent a bike, or have some other fun. On Saturdays, there's a market at the main square.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
There's a fine coffeeshop with great blueberry-vanilla sauce cakes, right at the main street.
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*There's a fine coffeeshop with great blueberry-vanilla sauce cakes, right at the main street.
The Pizzaria can not really be recommended, but it's cheap and ok food
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*The Pizzaria can not really be recommended, but it's cheap and ok food
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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===Mid-Range===
 
===Mid-Range===
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'''Stadshotellet Mariestad''', Nygatan 10, ''+46'' 501-138 00 (''fax: +46 501-776 40'').
  
 
===Splurge===
 
===Splurge===

Revision as of 11:14, 30 March 2006

Mariestad is a town with about 15,000 inhabitants in the province Västergötland in Sweden. It is situated by the lake Vänern.

Contents

Get in

By train

  • There's a train that goes into Mariestad. See SJ for more information.

By bus

By car

The E20 highway between Stockholm and Gothenburg passes through Mariestad.

Get around

Walk.

See

  • Vänern - the biggest freshwater lake in Europe. Nice boats, and supposedly a lot of Swedish tourists in summer.
  • Mariestad Cathedral

Do

Go swimming, rent a bike, or have some other fun. On Saturdays, there's a market at the main square.

Buy

Eat

  • There's a fine coffeeshop with great blueberry-vanilla sauce cakes, right at the main street.
  • The Pizzaria can not really be recommended, but it's cheap and ok food

Drink

Sleep

Budget

  • STF Vandrarhem Mariestad [1], Hamngatan 20, +46 501-104 48. Defenitely sleep at the youth hostel. It's cheap, it's fun. And it has a truly nice setting close to the lake. Moreover, it's several great old wooden houses grouped together in a nice courtyard! If you don't stay there, have a look at it!.

Mid-Range

Stadshotellet Mariestad, Nygatan 10, +46 501-138 00 (fax: +46 501-776 40).

Splurge

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