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Billingen recreation area

Training and enjoying the great outdoors

Just 3 km from Skövde city center, you'll find Billingen - one of West Sweden’s most complete sports and recreation areas. It is also the official Vasalopp center with awesome tracks for cycling, running, and skiing. A perfect spot for training, whether solo or with friends, and they even have regular camps!

Billingen - West Sweden's skiing paradise!

Experience city-close skiing at its best at Billingen recreation area, just a quick bus ride from Skövde center, and a true winter adventure.


Billingen is packed with fun – 35 km of cross-country ski trails, including 10 km illuminated with artificial snow. Skiers flock here to enjoy the winter at its finest. Whether you're a beginner, pro, family, or just a happy enthusiast, there's a perfect route for you! Billingecenter has everything you need – waxing room, equipment rental, sports shop, a cozy restaurant, and changing rooms with showers and saunas. Skiing joy deluxe, indeed!


Mountain bike adventures and running delights

Ride through Billingens forests on MTB trails, technical courses, and in the Bikepark. From beginner-friendly "Slangbellan" to advanced trails with technical challenges. Billingen Bikepark is a playground for everyone – from families to experienced MTB cyclists. Train your skills and balance on two pump tracks, designed by the team behind the Norwegian Trysil Bikepark!

Photographer: Roger Borgelid

For runners, there are magical trail paths and exciting destinations like Silverfallet and Ryds caves. Billingeleden and Trollstigen take you to fantastic places. The recreational area features a 5.4 km reflective track, giving you a forest feel right in the middle of the area. Billingen takes running to a whole new level with 35 km of running tracks, including 6.5 km of illuminated jogging trails. 

Billingecenter - the heart of Billingen

Like the hub in a bicycle wheel, Billingecenter is an easily accessible spot in the recreational area. Here, you get professional assistance to elevate your training. Check out maps and info, chill in the restaurant with a warm drink, or pack a picnic. Warm up your own food, rent equipment, train, sauna, shower - Billingecenter is the place where everything happens, and everyone is welcome!


Stay in style on Billingen

Billingen, an official Vasalopp center, not only offers fantastic training opportunities but also accommodation options like hotels, cottages, hostels, or camping. And just 3 km away is Skövde center with even more lodging options - a quick bus ride of about 10 minutes!

Billingen Skövde - more than just training

Take a hike along Trollstigen or The Billinge Trail, take a dip in Billingebadet's pool with a view, visit Skogsmulleriket with the kids, play at the Adventure's activity area, or climb high in Upzone Skövde's high-altitude course. In winter, Billingen turns into a winter paradise with downhill skiing, indoor ice skating, and cozy grilling at the many spots around the area. The mountain delivers year-round! All this and more within a short bus ride from Skövde center!

Contact information

Skövde kommun

Arne Sandbergs väg

54133 Skövde

Phone: +46 500 44 66 88

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