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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.


Map of Uppsala countryside

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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