Getting to Vännäs and Glassbonden

The event is held in the Vännäs community at the Glassbonden Farm. Getting to Vännäs is very easy, there are regular buses and trains going from Umeå to Vännäs. You can book train tickets for the 20 minute trip at www.norrtag.se and www.sj.se. You also can take the Bus, Länstrafiken gets you around Västerbotten and the surrounding areas.

The address of the event location is 

Glassbonden
Västra SELET 4
911 92 Vännäs
Sweden

Their website address is http://www.glassbonden.se/

You can park your car along the road to the side, and we will inform later about parking spaces.

If you do not want to camp at the event location then there’s two B&Bs which are within walking distance of the event location, the Wallhalla Bed & Breakfast and the By The River B&B. For more accommodation options in Vännäs please check this website.

If you require more information about Vännäs and its surroundings, please visit the website of Visit Vännäs, our main Sponsors: http://www2.visitvannas.se/en/ 

Getting to Umeå

Umeå is the closest city to the European Trail Days and a bustling, youthful coastal town which has much to offer to visitors. 

Taking the Train from Stockholm to Umeå is a wonderful experience and quite affordable. Resrobot is a useful website for planning a trip with public transportation: https://reseplanerare.resrobot.se/index.html#!P|TP!histId|0!histKey|H111899 while you can book train tickets at https://www.sj.se/en/home.html#/ 

From Stockholm you also can take a connecting flight to Umeå (IATA Code is UME) with e.g. SAS. Airport website: https://www.swedavia.com/umea/ 

Visitors from Finland can take the ferry from Vaasa to Umeå, which takes them in four hours across the Baltic Sea. You can book your ferry tickets at https://www.wasaline.com/en/ – also make sure to book on the same website the bus tickets from the harbour to the city centre. 

In Umeå you could stay for example at the U&Me Hotel next to the river and right in the centre: http://bit.ly/35lszP4 and also the STF Hostel Umeå is in the centre: http://bit.ly/2PNpi4y 

Getting to Sweden

Sweden is in Northern Europe and is part of the Scandiavian peninsula. The capital Stockholm is easy to reach from every major Airport and has many connecting flights to e.g. Amsterdam, Frankfurt and London if you fly in from North America or Asia. The IATA code for the Stockholm Arlanda Airport is “ARN”, and SAS, Lufthansa, Icelandair, Norwegian and many more fly to Arlanda. Airport Website: https://www.swedavia.com/arlanda/ 

If you decide to stay before or after your visit to the European Trail Days in Stockholm, we can recommend these options: 

Downtown Camper Hotel: http://bit.ly/2skfvLc 

Lilla Brunn Hostel: http://bit.ly/2Eg9PV0 

Or find yourself an AirBnB: http://bit.ly/2YIHLDc 

Trail days by Plane

The easiest way to get to Trail days is by plane. You can fly directly into Umeå international airport – often via Stockholm Arlanda. Once you arrive in Umeå take the bus to the central bus station and from there you can either walk to Trail days via the 45 kilometer Tavelsjöleden. Tavelsjöleden follows a lovely forest trail taking you from the city center of Umeå, to the top of Tavelsjö mountain and back down to Vännäs river and to the doorstep of Trail days.

Or if you prefer to take a train from Umeå, you can hop of the train directly to the small town of Vännäs – also next to the bus station. From Vännäs you can hitch hike, walk och take the Trail days bus to EU Trail days.

You can also take the bus from Umeå to Vännäs.

Links to know:

Norwegian air – Usually cheapest flights from Stockholm Arlanda to Umeå
SAS – Sometimes can get good deals on flights from Arlanda

Bus to Selet – From Umeå bus station you can take the bus to Selet (town where Festival is being held. Buy a ticket from Umeå to Rödåsel (towards Vindeln) and from Rödåsel to Selet. From Selet it’s about a 2 kilometer walk to the festival. For bus tickets tickets you can buy them online at www.tabussen.nu

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