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Photographer: Anders Pettersson

Örsås swimming site

Swimming spot south of Svenljunga town

In the village of Örsås, just over 7 kilometres south of Svenljunga town, you will find Lake Örsåssjön and its swimming site.

Swimming in Örsås

Örsåssjön is a small lake located in the village of Örsås south of Svenljunga town. In the vicinity of the lake you will also find Örsås church and living history museum farm, where coffee and snacks are served in the summer café during the month of July. The swimming site is equipped with a dressing room, jetty, toilet and barbecue area. The beach consists of a grassy area where you can seek out the shade from surrounding trees. 

Water quality

The quality of the bathing water is checked regularly. You can find all the results on the website of the Marine and Water Authority. Read the results by clicking here. 

Find your way here

Head south out of Svenljunga on Route 154 and turn left towards Örsås. Pass the church and follow signs to the swimming site to the left. Keep in mind that there are residents living along the gravel road, so please show consideration by keeping your speed down. 

More things to do around Örsås 

While in the area visiting Örsås badplats you can also take a peek at Örsås church,which dates back to the 15th century. If you are into fishing, you can choose between fishing in the watercourse Assman-Ätran and some of the surrounding lakes or  game fishing in Faxsjön.  If you are not interested in fishing, but are more eager to experience nature on foot or bike, we recommend a visit to Röstorps kulturstig and experience the historical sites or cycle the Holsljungaturen, which passes through here. 

Find your way to Svenljunga

Svenljunga local authority area is located in Västra Götaland county to the southwest of western Sweden . To the south we border Falkenberg in Halland and Gislaved in Småland by means of the beautiful Fegen nature reserve. Our local authority area boasts more than 300 lakes and many streams. There are great opportunities for recreation, including hiking, cycling, canoeing and fishing. Svenljunga is part of the Sjuhäradsbygden in the region of Borås and can be reached by Routes 156 and 154.

Contact information

Svenljunga kommun


Phone: +46 325 180 00

E-mail: kommun@svenljunga.se

Website: svenljunga.se