Helgö Nature Reserve
On the biggest island in Lake Helgasjön, you'll find a nature reserve that’s perfect to explore by foot. Walk on the seven kilometre-long trail around Helgö Island, and you will see everything from beech forests and blueberry shrubs to spruce covered wild rosemary marches. Among the high points are the impressive Svens hallar flat rocks that offer a panoramic view of Lake Helgasjön. The walk can be shortened by half by taking the yellow-marked short-cut. East of the little bathing beach on the Ryssagropsviken inlet, there is also a pleasant strolling path that's accessible for wheelchairs and prams. After about 250 metres, the trail reaches a lovely rest area with grills. Birds in this reserve include black-throated divers, ospreys, hobbies, black woodpeckers, hawfinches and the mistle thrush. For more information about Helgö Island, see the link below. This nature reserve is administered by the County Administration of Kronoberg.
Helgö nås från Öjaby eller Växjö flygplats.
Have a nice summer in green Växjö!Jul 01
The third quarter of the year breathes heat, summer and for many a longer break that invites to nice excursions. Nature is a given place to relax, recharge your batteries and enjoy a daily dose of physical activity at your own pace. The year of national outdoor life with the theme "The air is free" is during this quarter about sleeping outside, trying something new and liking outdoor life - perhaps in your favorite place in Växjö municipality. Here are some suggestions on ...