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Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter

Ingestrand, Arvika 671 91, Sweden
+46 570 182 45
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Three days of canoeing in Varmland

A wonderful canoeing experience. Back to nature. Really nice people at the reception, really... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Antoine L
via mobile
Canoe and Camping Fafangan

My partner and I wanted a quiet week away in the wilderness and we weren't disappointed. We did the... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
LucyWatsonAberdeen
via mobile
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Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter offers you canoe trips in one of Sweden's richest water area with almost 800 km canoe trails. The many lakes and rivers in and around Arvika invite to fantastic canoe tours in various nature. The Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter offers several tours for new beginners as well as for the more experienced person and are suitable for individuals, families and groups. The canoe tours are in Glaskogen, Rinnen, Josse alv, Kola alv, Varmeln or Lillalven. All canoe trails are marked on Arvika Friluftskarta. Canoe packages offer are including a canoe (2 persons), paddles, extra paddle, lifejacket, canoe cart, rope, sponge, tarpaulin, waste-bags, route description and maps as well as transport on some of the tours. You can buy provisions packages and kitchen- and outdoor equipment are for rent. It is also possible to rent a canoe for individual trips. At the canoe center you can also try climbing in the high rope course.
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Ingestrand, Arvika 671 91, Sweden
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful canoeing experience. Back to nature. Really nice people at the reception, really helpful. We did a three day tour, but longer tours are available. In September it's really calm, we did the last tour before closure. So all camp places were really nice...More

Thank Antoine L
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I wanted a quiet week away in the wilderness and we weren't disappointed. We did the 3 day trip over 5 days which allowed us to explore a bit more and take a few blustery afternoons off from canoeing. We hung back...More

Thank LucyWatsonAberdeen
ArvikaKanotcenter, Owner at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi dear guests. Thanks for your visit and your review. I agree with you that the canoe season outside school holidays is quieter. We loved that you did your grocery at local shop :-) We hope to see you again in Arvika, Sweden. Luc and...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

This tour is designed for 7 days but we booked 6 additional days to not be in a rush and be able to fish and explore the lakes and their surrounding forests. It was so worth it! Absolutely stunning nature! The days started with beautiful...More

Thank bastnic
ArvikaKanotcenter, Manager at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for reviewing your experience with us and we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed it! We always do our very best to give the best information and provide the best equipment for you to have a good canoe trip....More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Thanks a lot to the team of 'Arvika Kanot and Tourist Center'! Good maps , explanations, and smiles. I did the 7 days Odin's tour, it was amazing. Incredible spots!

Thank LouBXL
ArvikaKanotcenter, Ägare at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed it! See you next year for new adventures! Luc and the staff

Reviewed 28 August 2017

I visited Arvika twice for canoeing trips around Värmland. My friend and I finished both the Glaskogen (medium) and the Jösse Alv tour (difficult). Both are very beautiful tours where you will experience paddling accross lakes and rivers to witness Sweden's nature at its best....More

Thank Victor983
ArvikaKanotcenter, Ägare at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear guest! Thank you for your review and for visiting again Arvika Kanot och Turistcenter! We are happy you enjoyed oncer more the Swedish nature. See you next year! :) Luc and the team

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We really enjoyed our trip with the Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter. We did the Glaskogen tour, which was sometimes a bit tough (the portages over land are sometimes near 5km), but overall a fantastic experience. The calm of nature, few other people, several beautiful lakes...More

Thank Hajo K
ArvikaKanotcenter, Owner at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi hajo. Thanks for your stay in Arvika and for your review. We hope you got some nice pictures of the nature and sunsets. Have a great time at home and see you again in Arvika, Sweden. Luc and the staff

Reviewed 10 August 2017

The experience not as espectacular as they sell in the advertisings . We did the 3-day Eda Glasbruk tour, and the region was less remote than expected, always the sound of a road or the train nearby, most of the lakes shores were full of...More

Thank jgmlux
ArvikaKanotcenter, Owner at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi, thanks for your review and that you have been in Arvika. You have absolutely right concerning the houses, closer you're paddling Arvika more houses and traffic you get. As you are paddling at the beginning of the tour in a river you have to...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We did the 3-day Eda Glasbruk tour. The region was less remote than expected but we had a great time!

Thank zurkindm
ArvikaKanotcenter, Owner at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi dear guests. Thank you for your visit and for your review. Have a great summer. Luc and the team

Reviewed 21 July 2017

People at the AKTC center are really helpful and kind towards everyone. I booked quite last-minute and had a lot of questions which were answered really quickly! Even through Facebook. The experience itself was great, we did the Glaskogen tour A, which is a 7...More

Thank mathijsst
ArvikaKanotcenter, Owner at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thanks very much for your visit and we wish you a pleasant summer. Best regards from Luc and the team :-)

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We did the 75km Varmeln tour, in 7 days. It's not a difficult tour, you can complete it in time, by paddlig 3 to 4 hours a day. There are 2 portages, not very difficult, but the first one (that we did the 1st day)...More

Thank Teo R
Dodeman L, Owner at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for a very well written description of the Värmeln tour. We wish a wonderful summer and see you next year. Luc and the team

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