SWEDEN OFFROAD TOUR
8-23 July 2023
Program and map published 1 December 2022
Program and map published 1 December 2022
swedens greatest offroad event 28th year
1. Friday July 1
Osby (confirmed). Offroad: Offroadbanan (The Offroad Track), 6 km north west of Osby, just south west of Vanstad, signs from Jonstorpsvägen (Jonstorps road). Now twice as large offroad area.
There will be burgers served for lunch at 1 PM, let us know at the drivers meeting if you are interested.
Partner: offroadbanan.se. 5 Jeep Grand Cherokee can be rented for offroad! +46 (0)705-337 200 . Camping allowed on offroad area. Commercial camping: Luhrsjöbadens Camping, by lake Luhrsjön, 3 km south west of Hästveda, by road 23, 12 km north north east Hässleholm,+46 (0)451-304 15. Hotel: Vita Hästen, +46 (0)725573495, www.vita-hasten.com
2. Saturday July 2
Hästveda (confirmed). Offroad: Sågbacken, 500 m south east of Hästveda, by east entrance to Hästveda, 12 km north east of Hässleholm. Large forest with trails, hills, mud holes and free driving area. This springs new trail ’Stölleprovet’ is the local favorite! No ATV allowed.
Gulash soup with creme fraiche and crispbread will be served for lunch.
Partner: www.hfrc.se. Access to water, electricity and air compressor. WC and shower in the cloubhouse. RC crawler models are welcome. Camping allowed on offroad area 1-5.7!
Commercial camping: Luhrsjöbadens Camping, by lake Luhrsjön, 3 km south west of Hästveda, +46 (0)451-304 15. Hotel: Vita Hästen, +46 (0)725573495, www.vita-hasten.com.
3. Sunday July 3
Hässleholm. (confirmed) Greenlaining with start at Mölleröd. Departure 10 AM – do not be late!
Hässlehol repeats the success from last year! 100 km of varied roads; gravel roads, trails and tracks. Only street legal vehicles that can drive 70km/h. One stop for lunch and the day ends back at Mölleröd.
Partner: hlmk.com . Camping allowed on the offroad area. Commercial camping: Luhrsjöbadens Camping, by lake Luhrsjön, 3 km south west of Hästveda, by road 23, 12 km north north east Hässleholm,+46 (0)451-304 15. Hotel: Vita Hästen, +46 (0)725573495, www.vita-hasten.com.
4. Monday July 4
Kristianstad (confirmed). Offroad: Vånga gravel pit, 5 km north of Vånga, at the northern tip of Ivösjön (lake Ivö), 30 km north east of Kristianstad, SOT signs from Vånga. 56 11´54.8772”N 14 22´47.2472”E.
There will be possible to get lunch on site, the BBQ is ready around 12 and will serve sausages.
Maskin & Fritid from Karlskrona will attend with their CF MOTO CForce 625 4×4 demo machine, which provides you the perfect opportunity to try driving ATV!
Camping allowed on the offroad area Sunday through to Tuesday as there are no camping allowed in Karlshamn. Commercial camping: Söndremarks Camping, on island Ivö, +46 (0)44-520 94, free car ferry.
5. Tuesday July 5
Karlshamn (confirmed). Offroad: Paradise offroad area, by race track Hokabanan (Ö Hoka), 10 km north east of Karlshamn, just north of E22, departure Karlshamn.
Beautiful forest hill with leaf trees, lots of trails, granite slopes and swamp. No ATV. No 6×6. Camping not allowed on offroad area. Commercial camping: Kolleviks Camping, by the sea, 3 km south east of Karlshamn, +46 (0)454-192 80.
6. Wednesday July 6
Växjö (confirmed). Offroad: Bergunda, former military area, designated trails and partly free driving area. Most iconic local trail are the steep rocks in the power line.
No food service on site, but the BBQ will be available to be used. Only 10 minutes drive to markets and fast food serving.
Trailers and visitors parks at the old club house, only offroad vehicle and campers allowed on the new parking area.
Commercial camping: Evedals Camping Växjö, 6 km north of Växjö by lake Helgasjön. +46 (0)470-63034.
7. Thursday July 7
Värnamo (confirmed). Offroad: Ulås, by road 27, about 3 km southeast of Värnamo E4/road 27 crossing, turn off at Ulås and follow SOT signs a couple of km. Requirements: fire extinguisher, seats and seat belts to be used for all people in the car.
Partner: Värnamo Jeepklubb. Camping allowed on the offroad area. Commercial camping: Värnamo Camping, by lake Prostsjön, in central Värnamo, +46 (0) 370 166 60
8. Friday July 8
Oskarshamn (confirmed). Offroad: Greppek, south of the city, by E22, departure E22 Oskarshamn S, circa. Huge offroad area – 27 hectars = 27 football fields – with free driving everywhere.
Note that there is a fire ban in Oskarshamn due to the dry weather. Make sure not to forget to bring a fire extinguisher with you in the car/ATV.
Partner: solkustens-awd.se. Camping allowed on the offroad area. Commercial camping: Gunnarsö Camping, by the sea, just south of the centre, 0491-882 00.
9. Saturday July 9
Söderköping (confirmed). Offroad: Olerum, 7 km south of Ö. Ryd, 15 km south west of Söderköping, N 58°21’25.9 E 16°15’41.3. Sweden’s largest and most varied private offroad area; now even more endless forest trails, open fields, granite mountain, mud holes, technical course.
Partner: olerumoffroaders.nu. Camping allowed on the offroad area. Commercial camping: Skeppsdockans Camping, 1 km north of Söderköping, by E 22, +46 (0121-216 30.
10. Sunday July 10
Eskilstuna (confirmed). Offroad: Gröndal Motor Stadium, 3 km west of Eskilstuna, E20 departure 129 to road 56, SOT-signs from the roundabout. Large free driving area. Requirement: solid roof or roll bar mandatory on cars.
Partner: SMK Södermanland. Camping allowed on offroad area. Commercial camping: Mälarbadens Camping, by lake Mälaren, north of Torshälla/Eskilstuna.+46 (0)16 34 31 87.
11. Monday July 11
Kumla (confirmed). Offroad: Brändåsen, departure 106 at crossing E20/road 50, south of Kumla/Örebro. Forest trails, open fields, mud holes, mud race track, technical obstacles.
Partner: offroad-trailer.com. Camping allowed on the offroad area, 1 cabin with 6 beds for rent, +46 (0)70-99 99 510. Commercial camping: Djupadalsbadets Camping, east Kumla, +46 (0)19-58 86 83.
12. Tuesday July 12
Ludvika (confirmed). Offroad: Björnhyttan, same parking area as before but new terrain, 7 km west of Ludvika, follow signs to Gonäs, follow Gonäsvägen westward. Forest trails. No ATV. Requirement: fire-extinguisher.
Partner: ludvikams.se. Camping allowed on the offroad area, but note that the parking area is limited which can make it tricky to park caravans. Commercial camping: Räfsnäsgården, 5 km south east of Ludvika. +46 (0)70-380 92 66, (0)70-514 15 06, (0)240-148 15, www.rafsnasgarden.se
13. Wednesday July 13
Säter (confirmed). Offroad: Aspnäsbanan motor track, 3 km west of Säter. Motor arena with free driving everywhere: forest trails, mud holes, swamp, moto cross tracks.
Partner: satersmk.se. Camping allowed on the offroad area. Commercial camping: Säters Camping, by lake Ljustern, south west Säter, +46 (0)225-509 45.
14. Thursday July 14
Hedemora (confirmed). Offroad: Hamre motor track (Hamrebanan), 2 kilometres north east of Hedemora, just west of road 270/Hamrevägen (Hamre road). There are more forest trails this year!
– minimum 2 kg fire extinguisher
– tarpaulin under the cars in the depot
– max 3,5 ton veichles
– protective arch on open veichles
Camping allowed on the offroad area. The price is 150 SEK/15 EURO per vehicle, electricity, nice shower and toilet included. Commercial camping: Säters Camping, by lake Ljusern, south west Säter, +46 (0)225-50945. Cafeteria open with for example daily dish, etcetera, served.
15. Friday July 15
Hofors (confirmed, new area!). Offroad: Böle . From Hofors centre/eastern roundabout, drive south on Torsåkersvägen 2 km and turn right in to Bölevägen. Open and forest terrain with lots of mud holes. No food service.
Camping is not possible on the offroad area, but free camping is allowed on the large parkingspace by the motocross/skislopes less then 10 minutes drive east of Hofors, by road 80.
Commercial camping: Edskens Camping, by road 80 and lake Eden just west of Hofors. +46 (0) 290-220 43, edkenscamping.se
16. Saturday July 16
Stockholm (confirmed).Offroad: Botkyrka motor stadium, south of Stockholm. Turn off Huddingevägen (Huddinge road), between Huddinge and Tullinge, by Botkyrka hantverksby (handicraft village). Follow signs to Lida friluftsgård and the motor stadium, about 2 km away.
Cafeteria will be open and a large BBQ started for everyone to use.
Partner: botkyrkamk.se. Tell registration/payment secretary that you belong to Sweden Offroad Tour. Camping allowed on offroad area Friday through to Sunday as it’s not possible to camp in Strängnäs. Pre-contact: Dennis: +46 (0)735052990, Robert: +46 (0)723062682. Commercial camping: Östnora Camping, by the sea, by road 73, 2 km south of Ekeby gravel pit, +46 (0)8-500 400 16.
17. Sunday July 17
Strängnäs (confirmed). Offroad: Grundbro/Sandlycke, 10 km east of Strängnäs, by E20 departure 138 (Åkers Styckebruk). 2 kilometres long open power line with free driving plus forest trails.
Camp is NOT possible on site, but it’s allowed to stay two nights in Botkyrka.
Partner: smac.nu offers offroad driving for beginners in their Wranglers, read more on their site: http://www.smac.nu/utomhus/jeep/
Commercial camping: Löts Camping, by lake Mälaren, east of Strängnäs, +46 (0)152-252 37.
Need more information? Contact Peter Öjerskog, organiser since 1995, as per below details.