Trail section

3 Fridafors - Karlshamn

  • Length

    31.2 km

  • Elevation

    120 m


Explore the beautiful Käringehejan Nature Preserve, visit the ABU Museum, and learn about the history of emigration from Sweden in Karlshamn. Take a boat trip to the islands of Tärnö and Tjärö, and visit the Ebbamåla Works.

Between Hovmansbygd and Hemsjö, you’ll be biking through the Käringehejan Nature preserve, a wilderness area that features steep slopes that seem to race down to the Mörrum River.

If you’re interested in fishing equipment, don’t miss the ABU Museum, one of the finest industrial museums in Sweden, located amidst the natural beauty of Svängsta. ABU still manufactures its exclusive fishing reels here and is an important part of the community.

It was in Karlshamn that Kristina from Duvemåla and her husband, Karl Oskar, the protagonists of the Emigrants quadrilogy by Vilhelm Moberg, went onboard the brig Charlotta. The brig would carry them across the Atlantic to America. The Emigrants Monument in Harbour Park commemorates all those who emigrated from Sweden. With its seaside location, Karlshamn is a popular bathing and holiday destination.

During the entire summer, the archipelago boat can take you to the popular islands of Tärnö and Tjärö. From Tjäro a boat also goes to Ronneby along the coast.

Pre-booked groups of at least 10 people can visit the Ebbamåla Works, which is one of the most well-preserved and complete engineering industry plants in Europe and dates back to the 1850s. 

Along the Sydostleden trail, there are train stations in the following towns:

Stage 1 – Växjö

Stage 3 – Karlshamn

Stage 4 – Karlshamn, Mörrum, Sölvesborg

Stage 5 – Sölvesborg, Bromölla, Fjälkinge, Kristianstad

Stage 6 – Kristianstad

Stage 7 – Simrishamn

31.2 km

120 m

  • 30-45 km
  • Mycket lätt
  • Sjö
  • Tätortsnära
  • Cykelbana, asfalt
  • Cykelbana, grus
  • Sydostleden
  • Blandtrafik, asfalt
  • Blandtrafik, grus




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