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Innovatumrundan
Trollhättan

5 km, easy

Follow Trollhätte canal from Spikön island in the city center down to the popular Innovatum area in the south. At Innovatumrundan, you experience history and future with the water of the Trollhätte canal as a blue thread. Once at the Innovatum area, take the opportunity to visit one of the exciting attractions there before you return to the city center again.

Quick facts

Length: 5 km

Time required: 1 hour

Difficulty: easy

Terrain: paved roads and flat nature trails, slightly hilly terrain and stairs in some places

 

The waterway to Innovatum

Innovatumrundan (Innovatum Walk) takes you on a trip from central Trollhättan's beautiful island Spikön and Strandgatan street along the Trollhätte canal all the way down to the old industrial buildings in a modern touch at the Innovatum area. You follow the blue vein all the way and enjoy the calm water, beautiful nature and maybe one or two boats on its journey north towards Lake Vänern or south towards Gothenburg.

Along the road or in close proximity to the walk, there are several of Trollhättan's popular attractions to visit, such as Trollhättan Waterfalls, Olidan power station, Skrotnisse's and Vattenkraften's playgrounds and Kungsgrottan (Kings cave).

  • Photographer: Innovatums science center

Experience the Innovatum area

Once you have arrived at the Innovatum area, we recommend that you take a short break and discover the area more. There are many places to visit and also restaurants and cafés where you can replenish your energy. Discover Trollhättan's car history at the  Saab Car Museum or experiment and have fun inside the Innovatum Science Center. Here is also the city's art gallery and the summer open smithy. For the hungry, there is, for example, Nova Mat och Möten, which has both a lunch restaurant on weekdays and a bakery with bread and pastries. From the Innovatum area you can cross the Dutch bridge to the other side of the canal.

After your visit to the Innovatum area, follow the Trollhätte canal north again until you are back in central Trollhättan.

  • Photographer: City Trollhättan

Trollhättan's Canal Walks

Innovatumrundan together with Spikörundan (Nail Island Walk) and Slussrundan (the Lock Walk) are included in Trollhättan's Canal Walks. These three walks gives you not only beautiful views but also a wide range of exciting attractions to visit along the Trollhätte canal. Innovatumrundan also includes Spikörundan in the same walk but if you are looking for a longer walk, Slussrundan is the perfect choice for you. Spikörundan, which is 2.5 km, goes over the island Spikön and along Strandgatan street in the city center while Slussrundan of 7.5 km goes all the way down to the Trollhättan's locks area and back to the city center.

You can read more about Trollhättan's Canal Walks here.

Fact about the trail

Length:

Innovatumrundan is 5 km long.

Approximate times:

The walk takes about 1 hour.

Marking:

Gray signs with black markings and the name Innovatumrundan.

Level of difficulty:

Easy difficulty. The walk goes on paved roads and on smooth nature/gravel paths. Slightly hilly terrain in some places and you pass a couple of stairs.

Start and end:

You can start Innovatumrundan wherever you want along the walk.

How to get here:

Innovatumrundan is located in the central parts of Trollhättan and is easy to find if you are, for example, on Spikön island, Strandgatan street in the center of Trollhättan or at the Innovatum area.

Map:

A digital map of the walk can be found on Google Maps.

An overview map of Trollhättan's Canal Walks can be downloaded here (PDF).

Contact information

Trollhättans Stad

Gärdhemsvägen 9

461 83 Trollhättan


Phone: +46 520 49 50 00


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