Rune hunting in Köping
Köping, Västmanland (about 20 km)
1 night 600 SEK / pers
  • doneOne night at Hotel Gillet (part of double room)
  • done1 x breakfast
  • doneMap and route description
  • doneExtra nights, the package is easily supplemented with one or two days
  • doneSingle supplement
  • donePixibok about the raven Fenja: SEK 20 (Swedish, English) is available for purchase at Köpings Museum
  • doneMystery envelope: SEK 100 (Swedish, English) is available for purchase at Köpings Museum
  • doneBicycle: SEK 120 / day (available for rent at Stationskiosken, Köping railway station tel 0221-710 10)

Did you know that there is a dragon living in the Bronze Age grave Ströbohög just outside Köping? It is one of the exciting places that the millennial band Fenja will lead you on this bike ride. During the tour you cycle on a historic "treasure hunt" and look for runes. Once you've found them all, leave the answer to the Köpings Museum, located in the middle of town. All skilled runner hunters receive a small gift. 

This bike ride will take you to four of the places where there are exciting runes that are about a thousand years old. A rune stone is a selected rock with runes carved by a runner. Runes are writing characters that emerged centuries after the birth of Christ. The tour starts in the middle of Köping at Köpings Museum on Östra Långgatan 37. Before you go home, you can become a detective for a day and solve the city mystery ...

Day 1

Rune hunting in Köping

The band Fenja tells

The bike ride begins in the middle of Köping at Köping Museum. There you can buy a small Pixi book with exciting stories along the way. The book is available in both Swedish and English. Then it's time to set off on a rune hunt.

After an exciting day, spend the night at Hotell Gillet in central Köping.

Hotel Gillet, Köping
about 20 km
Day 2

Solve the city mystery before returning home

The mystery of Köping

After a delicious breakfast you can bring your family and solve the exciting city mystery before returning home ...

Mystery envelopes are available for purchase at Köpings Museum. Put your forehead in deep folds, put on your best scout glasses and head out to solve the city mystery in Köping. Walk, look for clues and solve the mystery over a coffee.

For information on travel methods and travel times to / from Köping:
Köping, Västmanland

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