The café and fika culture in Alingsås originates from the Industrial revoluion in the 1700s, when the women were driven into the workplace. To this day, the culture of cafés and fika is strong in the city. Explore the cozy courtyards, local markets, restaurants and cafés around the city. It's fika time!
Take part of a 90 minute guided Fika tour around the city. You will visit some of the town's cafés and of course, sample the good stuff. How delicious doesn't Swedish cinnamon buns, biscuits, chocolate truffles, pastries and sandwiches sound?
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. What's happening during your visit?
Alingsås is a historic merchant town that has enthusiastically embraced shopping. Depending on what you are looking for, you will find find a vibrant city centre with unique boutiques and shops as well as shopping centres with international brands.
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.
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 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.
Fika with Gunilla or take a walk with Anna and her dog. You pick!
The area around lake Anten and Gräfsnäs Castle Park, 20 minutes by car from Alingsås, is worth a visit. Here you will find a museum railway, formations from the...
Bjärke is an old district in the northern part of the Alingsås municipality and consists of the resorts Sollebrunn, Gräfsnäs, Stora Mellby, Skinny, Långared and Gendalen with the surrounding countryside. Loo, Kvarnabo, Anten and Lagmansered can also be included here.
We have a lot of beautiful nature here in Alingsås. Many lakes near the city where you can walk around, take a bath or just breathe.