Sweden Sweden

Worth knowing

The Utvandrarleden runs for a length of 112 kilometers through Sweden.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 6 days to walk the Utvandrarleden.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in guesthouses/hotels along the way and in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Utvandrarleden

112 km
Elevation gain
625 m
Elevation loss
625 m
Highest Point
185 m
Lowest Point
119 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
112 km
625 m
625 m
185 m
119 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Utvandrarleden
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Utvandrarleden
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Utvandrarleden is:


Arrival to the Utvandrarleden

You will arrive via Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Zug / Bus. Duration approx. 5 hours.

Departure from the Utvandrarleden

Departure is via Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport.

You can get to the airport per Zug / Bus. Takes about 5 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Utvandrarleden

What else you should know about the Utvandrarleden

Here we have summarized some important information for you

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