Trail section

Angereds kyrka - Fontin

  • Length

    17 km

  • Degree of difficulty

    Moderate

Lukasz Warzecha/Västsverige.com

From the suburbs of Gothenburg, through the wild and beautiful Vättlefjäll, to Bohus fortress and to the exercise center and nature reserve Fontin in Kungälv.

Section 6 of the Bohusleden Trail runs between Angereds Kyrka in Göteborg to Fontin in Kungälv.

The walk begins on narrow footpaths and cycle tracks, alongside meadows and farms and after a while, crosses the River Lärjeån where the Trail continues into the woodland. The Trail soon reaches Vättlefjäll, a wild and beautiful nature reserve close to town. The word vättle originate from the Swedish words vatten and väta (water and wet), and there are many lakes with lovely small rocky peninsulas, perfect for a picnic or a swim.

North of Vättlefjäll, the Trail runs through the village of Bohus and on to Jordfallsbron bridge over the River Göta Älv. The ruin of Bohus Fortress is situated on an island in the river. The Trail continues into the old part of Kungälv and ends by a recreation centre at Fontin Nature Reserve.

In Kungälv there are different types of service facilities, including. food and different types of accommodation.

Surface: This section of the trail is party on asphalt, then dirt road and forest paths.

Approximate time: It take about 6-7 hours to walk this section, excluding breaks.

Not to be missed: A stop by one of the lakes in Vättlefjäll. A visit to the old fortress in Bohus

How to get here: Near the start of the section there is the bus stop called Angereds kyrka. In Kungälv there are also good communication opportunities. Near the fortress in Bohus there is a bus stop called Eriksdal. There is also a bus stop near Fontin called Färdevägen.

Accommodation: For suggestions on accommodation, please see the map planning tool and select accommodation.

 

17 km

Moderate

How does the grading work?

  • Badplats
  • Landskap
  • Naturreservat
  • Rastplatser
  • Sjöar
  • Skog
  • Tillgängligt med kollektivtrafik
  • Tätortsnära
  • Vild natur
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Photographer: Lukasz Warzecha/Västsverige.com
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