The Fjällastigen Trail is a round walk of 10 km in total, winding through varied countryside. Pass small lakes, along paths and gravelled roads, in a terrain rich in natural and cultural history. The area is full of croft ruins, ancient stone monuments and old mills. Admire the lovely beech forests in Molla Nature Reserve, the prolific animal life, and viewpoints with a view that stretch for miles. Don’t forget to bring your picnic, to enjoy in one of the lovely resting areas.
Start and end point
Fjällastigen is a circular trail with the start and finish in the same place. Start at Mollaryd station, where you can park your car or take the Borås – Uddevalla train. Another suitable starting place is the beech wood in Hult. The trail connects with the Mollaleden and Hultleden and you can combine all trails if you want to and get a total length of approx 15 km.
What to see
The hiking trail passes several lakes. The trail is somewhat hilly and mainly follows forest paths and smaller gravel roads through beautiful spruce forests. There is a rich birdlife in the area. Interesting information boards are positioned along the trail to tell you about the birds you may encounter. Våtasjön’s shore is home to a very special snake spruce, and pasque flowers grow in Mollaryd. The first section of the hiking trail takes you through the extremely beautiful birch wood in Hult, Mollaryd.
At Bokelund, you can leave the trail and take a short walk of approx. 150 m to a vantage point offering a fantastic view over the Molla plain. There is also a rest stop here. There are also rest stops at Våtasjön and Hallasjö in Borgstena. There is also a bathing spot at Hallasjön.
Map: of the trail can be printed here. Map is also available at the tourist offices in Sjuhärad.
Lenght: approx 10 km
Marking: green/white markings. Best shown if you walk clockwise.
Public transport: The train between Borås and Herrljunga stops right next to the train station "Mollaryd station"
Responsible for the trail: Mollaryds byalag