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  • Welcome to Alingsås

    Steamship Herbert at dock, during summertime

Visiting Sweden during covid-19 pandemic

The covid-19 pandemic affects travelling, accomodation, and other activities in Sweden and Alingsås.  The Emergency information from Swedish authorities have compiled information about restrictions and prohibitions you need to be aware about if planning a stay in Sweden this summer. 

Guided Fika tours

Get to know more about the unique Swedish Fika culture. Together with an experienced guide you will discover the picturesque city of Alingsås with its many cafes and bakeries. During the tour you will of course get delicious samples from the places you visit.

Capital of Fika

The fika culture in Alingsås originates from the 18th century and the Industrial revolution. To this day, fika is big part of every Swedes work and private life. Explore the capital of Fika!

Upcoming events

There are a lot of events taking place in Alingsås every year, some of them being one of Sweden's largest city festivals, musical performances and several sports events. Check out what's happening during your visit!

Shopping in Alingsås

Alingsås is a historic merchant town that has enthusiastically embraced shopping. No matter what you are looking for, you will find it in the vibrant city centre with unique boutiques and shops or in the several shopping centres with international brands.

Shopping areas

In Alingsås there is a variety of shopping. Choose from the local and unique boutiqes or visit one of the three shopping centres in Alingsås; Bolltorp, Storken and Vimpeln.

Travelling by car?

If you visit Alingsås by car and need parking space, there are about 800 toll-free parking spaces in the city centre and approximately 1,200 in the near vicinity.

Alingsås For Kids

Alingsås is a town for the children! Here you will find activities, swimming and adventure in an environment where children always come first! Alingsås offer a lot of different activities and events for the children.

Gräfsnäs Park

The area around lake Anten and Gräfsnäs Castle Park, 20 minutes by car from Alingsås, is well worth a visit. Here you will find a museum railway, formations from the ice age, a castle ruin and a lovely park and playground.

Retro Route

Take a trip down memory lane!

The Retro Route offers a retrospective view at the design, fashion, trends and technology from the 1950’s to the 1970’s. Along the route you will find many treasures from the past, such as autenthic cafés, old petrol stations, restaurants, museums and more. 


Meet the locals

Explore the Swedish lifestyle from a local perspective!

The West Sweden Tourist Board has gathered organisations, apps, Facebook groups and websites that all share a common goal - to make visitors and locals meet in various forms. Make your stay in Alingsås and West Sweden extra special and find the hidden gems along with the locals.



Bjärke is an old district in the northern part of Alingsås municipality and consists of an amount of small villages with its surrounding countryside. One of the main tourist attractions in the area is the Anten-Gräfsnäs railroad museum, a must to visit during summer!

Our beautiful nature

There is a lot of beautiful nature to discover in Alingsås. Enjoy the many lakes near the city where you can walk around, take a bath or just breathe.