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Camping, Kristinehamn, Värmland
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The Right of Public Access

The Right of Public Access (‘Allemansrätt’), or Outdoor Access Rights as it is now known, gives you the right to roam the countryside in Sweden in perfect peace and quiet.

When you are in Sweden you have the right to walk, cycle, ride, ski and camp on any land with the exception of private gardens, near a dwelling house or land under cultivation. Sweden’s natural wonders; Swedish Lapland, the Swedish mountains, coastlines and archipelagos are waiting for you to come and discover them.

So come to Sweden and claim your right to enjoy the sights and sounds of Sweden’s great outdoors on your terms!