GRÅSTENSMON. Walk in the footsteps of the ice age!

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The Geology in Gråstensmon is scientifically interesting. Here is one of the most interesting formations from the ice melting

The area also contains one of the most valuable wetlands in Kalmar County with a large bog complex and interesting flora. At the end of June peat orchids and early marsh orchids are among the plants that bloom. People have lived and worked at Gråstensmon. Along the hiking trail there are remains of dwellings and barns. A dam attests to mill operations here.
The trail has 10 stops with detailed information in English, Swedish and German. The length is about 7 km. For map and more details about the trail see the website.

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Målerås SVIF Hostel

Distance: 245 meters
Since 2003, Annegret and Frank Fender, is running hostel and B&B in Målerås. We have renovated Målerås old railway hotel from 1890 and can offer fresh single, double and multiple rooms. Just beside the main building we offer, as an alternative, Bed & Breakfast in double room apartments. In total we have about 40 beds.

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Distance: 12.7 km
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Distance: 12.7 km
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