Kristinehamn trip planner
Create a fully customized day-by-day itinerary for free
Kristinehamn is a locality and the seat of Kristinehamn Municipality, Värmland County, Sweden, with 17,839 inhabitants in 2010.GeographyKristinehamn is situated by the shores of lake Vänern. To be precise, it is situated where the small rivers Varnan and Löt drain into the lake.It has a harbour and is a railroad and road transportation center.Nearby towns include Karlskoga and Karlstad and is located exactly in the middle of Oslo, Stockholm and Gothenburg with 250 km to each of them.HistoryThe location has had a resident population for centuries, at least since the stone age time. The town was then built alongside the bridge over river Varnan. Its name was Broo (or Bro) until 1642, and "Bro" literally means "Bridge" in Swedish.Kristinehamn got a Royal Charter for the first time in 1582 but lost it in 1584, and regained it in 1642, and changed its name in honour of the monarch Queen Christina of Sweden. It thus qualifies as one of Sweden's historical cities. Its city arms were designated with a bojort, which is a Dutch ship in use in the 17th century.Find what you're looking for from your Kristinehamn holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy Sweden road trip planning website.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Kristinehamn
- Get a personalized tripA full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
- Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
- Book itChoose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
- Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Kristinehamn
Places to visit with Kristinehamn
KarlstadTrip planner Best for: Landmark, Park, History Museum ArvikaTrip planner Best for: Biking Trail, Specialty Museum, Wildlife Area EksharadTrip planner Best for: Wildlife Area, Waterfall SunneTrip planner Best for: Historic Site, Dinner Theater, Water Park TorsbyTrip planner Best for: Outdoor Activity, Ski Area, Entertainment Center
Recently planned trips to Kristinehamn
13 days in Scandinavia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Bergen Flam Alesund 4 days in Kristinehamn BY A USER FROM GERMANY The Picasso Sculpture Kristinehamns Konstmuseum Niklasdams Tradgard 3 days in Scandinavia BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Stockholm Sodertalje Kristinehamn 8 days in Kristinehamn BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Kristinehamns Konstmuseum The Picasso Sculpture Lacko Castle 2 days in Kristinehamn BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS The Picasso Sculpture Kristinehamns Konstmuseum Karlskoga Kyrka 4 days in Scandinavia BY A USER FROM SWEDEN Uppsala Linkoping Kalmar