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===By train===
 
===By train===
* There's a train that goes into Mariestad. See [http://www.sj.se SJ] for more information.
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* There's a train that goes to 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 [[Norwegian phrasebook|Norwegian]] only) stops at the Mariestad bus station with the line 200 ([[Gothenburg]]-[[Trollhättan]]-[[Vänersborg]]-[[Lidköping]]-Mariestad-[[Stockholm]]).
 
*[http://www.safflebussen.se 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]]).
  
*[http://www.swebusexpress.se/ Swebus Express] makes a stop in Mariestad with the busses 801 ([[Gothenburg]]-Mariestad-[[Örebro]]-[[Stockholm]]) and 839 ([[Karlstad]]-Mariestad-[[Jönköping]]).
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*[http://www.swebusexpress.se/ Swebus Express] makes a stop in Mariestad with the buses 801 ([[Gothenburg]]-Mariestad-[[Örebro]]-[[Stockholm]]) and 839 ([[Karlstad]]-Mariestad-[[Jönköping]]).
  
 
===By car===
 
===By car===
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
 
*There's a fine coffeeshop with great blueberry-vanilla sauce cakes, right at the main street.
 
*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 Pizzeria can not really be recommended, but it's cheap and ok food.
  
 
==Drink==
 
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===Budget===
 
===Budget===
*'''STF Vandrarhem Mariestad''' [http://www.svenskaturistforeningen.se/templates/hostel.aspx?id=1428], 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!.
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*'''STF Vandrarhem Mariestad''' [http://www.svenskaturistforeningen.se/templates/hostel.aspx?id=1428], Hamngatan 20, ''+46'' 501-104 48. Definitely 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===
 
===Mid-Range===

Revision as of 20:28, 10 August 2007

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 to 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 Pizzeria 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. Definitely 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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