Värmland  is a province in the Svealand region in Sweden. It borders the provinces of Västergötland, Dalsland, Dalarna, Västmanland and Närke. It also borders Norway in the west and Sweden's largest lake, Vänern.
Karlstad Airport has daily flights to Stockholm and Copenhagen. Tickets are purchased from the airline Skyways. Another option is to fly to Oslo airport (Gardermoen) and go to Sweden from there.
Klarälvsbanan is a very good and level bike path to the north from Karlstad, in total 90 kilometers along the Klarälven river. It is a former railway track, so it is car-free. It is also very good for by roller scating.
Local and regional buses are managed by Värmlandstrafik. Schedules and a travel planner is available at their site Kollplatsen.
Moose meat (älgkött) is a widely available regional specialty.