From its source in Ulricehamn, Ätran proudly makes its way through the southern Swedish highland, sometime still, sometimes streaming. This life line runs straight through Falkenberg and here, in the midst of the city, you will find a true oasis for salmon fishing. If you wish to combine fishing with other experiences, you have found the right spot.
An overall experience
Falkenberg’s unique combination of city life and the soothing calm that fly fishing will feed to your soul has few counterparts in the world. Yet, fishing in Ätran is to a gret extent a natural experience. The natural beauty here, will drown out the possible niose of the city pulse. The location is perfect with proximity to all conveniences. Maybe some family members want to engage in other activities that are right around the corner.
Take a walk around Ätran
It is popular to exercise, walk and run around Ätran. There are two walkways, Doktorspromenaden and Laxpromenaden, which together extend about four km and circle around the fishing waters. And, a two kilometers walk on the beachwalk will lead you to one of Sweden’s most beautfula beaches, Skrea beach.
Vallarnas Open Air Area
The fishing waters are in the midst of Vallarnas Open Air Area, which is a 270 000 m² vivid park with tons of activities. There is something for everyone here. Children and parents hang out at the playground and the minzoo, the teenagers prefers the skatepark and the parkour park, the energetic is drawn to the running trail and the outdoor gym. The angler, of course, wades out into the water.
Everyone will be enchanted by the beuty of nature; the proud trees, the sumptuous rhododendrons and the scenery along Ätran’s riverbed meandering towards the sea. In the center of the park you will also find Vallarnas Open Air Theater. If you are fishing during summer time, you will probably hear some laughter stemming from the audiance of the summer farce, a local tradition since over 20 years back.
More to discover
In Falkenberg there are many experiences awaiting and memories yet to be created. So let yourself get inspired by all the things Falkenberg has to offer. Go out and explore. You can find more information about Falkenberg on falkenberg.se