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Victor, Karlstad, Sweden

Situated in the west coast of Sweden, the city of Karlstad features many great lakes and nature spots for tourists to visit. Karlstad is also host to a lively bar scene, with many establishments found in and around the city. Victor, a model who grew up in Karstad gives us some helpful tips you will need when travelling to his home town for a Scandinavian adventure.

Victor on Lake Fryken, a 30 minute drive just right outside Karlstad

Best time to visit?

Summer - June, July and August

Must try local dishes?


Lax (Salmon)

Sill (Pickled Harring)

Räksmörgås (Shrimp Sandwich)

Prinsesstårta (A green cake with layers of yellow sponge cake lined with jam and vanilla custard)

Knäckebröd (Crisp Bread)

Surströmming (Sour baltic herring)

Swedish meatballs and lingonberry jam

Your city's most popular tourist spot?