BEST WESTERN Gustaf Froding Hotell & Konferens

Address: Hojdgatan 3, Karlstad, Värmland, Swedish Lakeland, 654 68, Sweden | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Hojdgatan 3, Karlstad, is near Mariebergsskogen, Värmlands Museum, Alster's Herrgard, and Klaralven River.
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Travel Blogs from Karlstad

Picasso on the way to Norway

A travel blog entry by jannettek on Jun 06, 2015

1 comment, 25 photos

... of a series of sculptures themed on his wife Jaqueline. Apparently each of the 'wing' bits on the side weigh 8 tonnes so it would have been a feat to erect.

As we drove closer to the Norwegian border the lakeland started to be replaced by forest. And once we were in Norway that was what we ...

Driving on the other side of the road

A travel blog entry by teamwaldron on May 10, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

Today we leave Stockholm and head towards Oslo. We are picking up our rental car which of course means driving on the other side of the road.

We have a VW Golf and it took us more than a few minutes to get it out of its parking spot in the basement of a shopping centre car park. Once we were out on the roads we made our way onto the freeway and we were on our way.

Apparently I ...

Orientation Week... Fika Week

A travel blog entry by kl_iii on Jan 14, 2014

4 photos

... wall... but only in Swedish, so we were on our own to figure out what each level wanted us to do!

After completing several levels (with many failed attempts), we were summoned to lunch in the dining hall. We thought that it would be a traditional Swedish lunch menu, but were surprised to learn that lunch would be Tacos. We learned that Swedes are obsessed with tacos and eat them once a week, usually on Fridays.

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Finally "Home" for the next six months

A travel blog entry by kl_iii on Jan 11, 2014

4 photos

... town feel, but was still well connected to large city centres and had everything you would need right in the city.

We got off the bus one stop after the University, and went to the KBAB housing office on site to obtain our room keys and finish our registration. The housing was for university students, mainly exchange students and some Swedish students as well. My room was on the 1st floor (which we would refer to as the second floor in ...


A travel blog entry by warrencliffe on Jul 21, 2013

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Travelling from Stockholm to Karlstad.

Stopped at a picturesque village called Mariefred with a castle called Gripsholm Castle, it is located by lake Malaren in south central Sweden 60 Kim west of Stockholm.

The castle was previously a fortress in 1380 then a castle 1526 then a prison 1713 renovated 1894 now the castle is a museum and Portrait Gallery. It houses one ...