Alingsås has been big on cafés since the 1700s when the industrial revolution drew the town's women out into the workplace. This was the start of alingsås unique cafe and food culture. Explore it through our local market, wonderful restaurants and cozy cafés!
Join us on a guided tour through Alingsås, The Capital of Fika. Learn more about the Swedish fika-tradition and Alingsås long and vibrant bakery and café history. During an hour and a half, we visit five local cafés where we at each stop sample goodies commonly associated with the traditional Swedish fika.
Grand Hotel Alingsås offer an accomodation package with the Guided Fika Tour. This package include accomodation in a doubleroom for one night, breakfast-buffet, shrimp sandwich, a glass of wine or beer and tickets to the very popular Guided Fika Tour.
Alingsås has a flourishing café culture. With a unique and authentic history of long established cafés and bakeries, the Swedish fika-tradition is still alive and thrives in Alingsås. Today Alingsås is renowned for being The Capital of Fika. There are currently around 30 different cafés in Alingsås – three of which are featured in the White Guide as the best cafés in the entire country.