Copyright: Robert Ekholm
DESTINATIONS sweden karlshamn Do & See ARK56


ARK56 is a network of trails in the Blekinge Archipelago, designated a biosphere reserve by UNESCO for its unique natural and cultural heritage. The trails guide you through this fascinating area by bike, on foot, in a kayak or by boat, coming together at 13 hubs where you will find services and can swap mode of transport. Download the app for ARK56, it helps you find everything from toilets and places to have a barbecue to gourmet restaurants and spas. Discover, experience and explore the unique natural assets and rich cultural heritage here on the 56th parallel where fields and forests meet the sea. Get out in the open air for a short while, or a week. Make your way to the next hub, or all the way round an island. Set yourself a challenge or take it slow. It’s up to you.

Do & See

To get a sense of what Karlshamn was like in the past you should head for the cultural quarter and visit Karlshamn's Museum, Skottsbergska Gården and the Punsch Museum - here it feels as if time has stood still for over a century. If you would rather get in touch with modern-day Karlshamn you might like to head for the nearby art gallery, explore the mysteries of science at Kreativum Science Center, try fishing on the river Mörrum, visit Karlshamn's beautiful archipelago or enjoy the freedom of the outdoors at Eriksberg Wildlife Park.