A bike ride on Aspö is a journey back in time. Your route takes you past parts of the World Heritage Site the Naval Port of Karlskrona, such as the seventeenth-century fortress Drottningskärs Kastell, and several historic military installations such as “Gruvan” and the Elleholm battery.
Aspö has about 460 year-round residents and slightly more in the summer. There are several beaches, accommodation, cafés and a restaurant. The island has no bridge to the mainland but can easily be reached on the car ferry from Trossö, Karlskrona.
Cycling ARK56Aug 30
The ARK56 cycle trail runs along winding minor roads through the archipelago landscape. The natural environment, culture and history are varied and there are lots of places and detours to discover. You’ll find them in the app. Stop off at a nature reserve and follow a walking trail or hire a kayak and rest your legs (and exercise your arms) for a bit. The trail is unmarked so there are no signs to follow. Just follow the route in the app. You can hire a bike at some of the...