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Iddefjorden (Berby) – Petersburg (11 km)

From Berby near Iddefjorden, you follow the fjord’s eastern side along old travel routes to Bakke. The trail goes through a landscape that has been settled for thousands of years. Afte Bakke, the trail leaves the fjord and follows Karl den XIIs Vei through forest and cultural landscapes to Petersburg. Along the trail, there are clear signs of the stonemasonry culture that supplied Norway and Europa with stone for streets and monuments. At Rødhella you will see a 100 year old rail track for the transport of granite. There are many reminders of the industry, e.g., locomotive stalls and service pits. Tings to discover Folkåa nature reserve and the osprey’s constant hunt for food deep into Iddefjorden (1). Other information Alternatively, you can opt to go over to the Swedish side at Berby. Here, you follow the west side of Iddefjorden to Svinesund, where once again you meet the Coastal Path from Halden. Because the Coastal Path in Halden, Strömstad and the Bohus trail links up you can walk around Iddefjorden.

Idefjorden – Ramberget (15 km) At first on the Swedish side, the trail follows the the Bohus trail along Idefjorden’s westerly side through the old stonemasonry area Krokstrand and further up Löveråsfjället with Bohuslän’s highest point 222 metres above sea level. Here, the orange marked Bohus trail veers westward to Strömstad, but the Coastal Path continues northwards and steeply down again to Idefjorden. The trail then follows a mix of roads and paths in a hilly terrain via Hällesmörk up on Ramberget. Things to discover Krokstrand (2) with reminders of the stonemasonry epoch. Björnerödspiggen (3) offers wind shelter, barbecue area, a viewing tower and Bronze Age cairn. Galärvägen (4), route for 12 vessels moved between Strömstad and Hällesmörk at Idefjorden during Karl XII’s 1718 war against Norway. Ramberget (5) with remnants of the stonemasonry epoch and an old route for horse drawn carriages. Other information Bus connections are available at Krokstrand. For more information see www.stromstad.se

Foto: Pål Erik Jensen

The Coastal Path through Bohuslän, Østfold and Akershus  
The Coastal Path through Bohuslän, Østfold and Akershus  

The guide shows our Coastal Path in stages, on maps with a scale of 1:50 000. Trails are marked blue, both on the map and on site. Along or...

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