Uppsala countryside

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The Uppsala countryside is the part of Uppsala municipality, Uppsala kommun, outside metropolitan Uppsala itself. Some 60,000 people live in Uppsala's suburbs and surrounding villages.


North and west[edit]

  • Bälinge
  • Björklinge
  • Storvreta
  • Vattholma
  • Örbyhus
  • Skyttorp
  • Vänge


  • Gunsta
  • Sunnersta
  • Sävja
  • Almunge
  • Knutby
  • Skoby


Get in[edit]

  • UL, Uppsala County's transport company, operates bus lines to most settlements.

Get around[edit]

Uppsala is famous for its good bicycle infrastructure.


  • Canoe up Fyrisån 7 km to Ulva Kvarn [dead link] where you find a café and some small handicraft shops. Canoes can be rented at the Fyrishov camping.
  • Linnaeus's Hammarby. Is a botanical garden, once run by Carl von Linné, founder of taxonomic biology. Today it is used as a museum for 18th century biology and farming.
  • Bennebol.
  • 1 Järsta gård (Brogården, Uppsala countryside). In the Madicken films, this house was a stand-in for Junibacken. See also Astrid Lindgren tourism.







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