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ARK56 is a network of trails in the Blekinge Archipelago Biosphere Reserve, designated by UNESCO for its unique natural and cultural values. You will be led through the Blekinge archipelago, along the water. 16 hubs connect the trails and offer food, accommodation, and experiences. At a service hub, you can rent a canoe, kayak, or bicycle, for example, if you want to change modes of transport. Follow ARK56 on Facebook to stay updated.

Paddla kanot längs ARK56 nätverk av leder
Järnavik is one of the hubs in the ARK56 network of trails. Here you can rent a kayak at Paddelkompaniet


Plan your adventure & navigate by using the

ARK56 app

Navigate along the various routes using the ARK56 app on your cellphone. The app easily guides you from windbreak to hotel suite, from open-fire dinner to gourmet restaurant tasting menu, from flair to wilderness. With the planning tool Naturkartan ARK56 (only available in Swedish at this point), you can plan your trip at home in peace. If you prefer a physical map over a digital one, it is easily downloaded on the ARK56 website and available at the tourist offices in Blekinge.

This is an example of what you will find when using Naturkartan. To get the full picture, you need to download the app.



Cykeltur i Blekinge, med ett stopp vid Pensionat Järnavik.
Go cycling through wonderful surroundings and enjoy a good night’s sleep at Pensionat Järnavik


Coastal trails

If you are a hiker, just lace up your boots, prepare your backpack and start trudging along the hiking trail. If you want to take the bike, the paths take you along winding roads through the archipelago landscape. You will find detours and sites to discover in the app. In a kayak, you can go between skerries, around islands and headlands. You glide through a world heritage site and a unique archipelago where the forest goes all the way down to the beach. The app provides suggestions for routes, rounds, and rest areas. For accommodation, restaurants, and all sorts of experiences. If you are not that keen on planning yourself, there are ready-made packages with food and accommodation, kayaking, and much more that allow you to simply move your body, relax and enjoy.

Kustled för cykling, vandring, paddling och segling i Karlskrona
Almöleden is a gorgeous coastal trail overlooking Karlskrona’s archipelago. 
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