Beautiful banners are coming to every article and you can help!
Check out our guidelines and learn how to create your own!

Difference between revisions of "Mariestad"

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search
m (By bus)
Line 8: Line 8:
===By bus===
===By bus===
*[ 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]]).
*[ Säfflebussen] (in [[Swedish Phrasebook|Swedish]] and [[Norwegian phrasebook|Norwegian]] only) stops at the Mariestad bus station with the line 200 ([[Gothenburg]]-[[Trollhättan]]-[[Vänersborg]]-[[Lidköping]]-Mariestad-[[Stockholm]]).
*[ Swebus Express] makes a stop in Mariestad with the bus lines 801 ([[Gothenburg]]-Mariestad-[[Örebro]]-[[Stockholm]]) and 839 ([[Karlstad]]-Mariestad-[[Jönköping]]).
*[ Swebus Express] makes a stop in Mariestad with the busses 801 ([[Gothenburg]]-Mariestad-[[Örebro]]-[[Stockholm]]) and 839 ([[Karlstad]]-Mariestad-[[Jönköping]]).
===By car===
===By car===

Revision as of 11:17, 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.


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



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


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



  • 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




  • 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!.


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


Get out

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!



Destination Docents

In other languages

other sites