Frequently asked questions
Read on to see some of the most common questions about Ulvön answered.
How do I get to the island of Ulvön?
Where can I find a timetable for the boats?
Check out the websites mfulvon.se and hkship.se. Schedules are also posted at the InfoPoint at Ulvö Hotell and in the grocery store Ulvö Handelsbod.
Where can I eat on Ulvön?
Ulvö Hotell, Ulvö hamnkrog, UlvöByn – Café and Bistro and Almagränd. There is also a grocery store on the island: Ulvö Handelsbod.
Can I rent canoes on Ulvön?
Unfortunately not. But SUP-boards are available to rent at the harbor.
Can I rent bikes on the island?
You can rent bikes at Ulvö-kiosken +4670-626 00 92 or at Ulvöns glasskiosk (ice cream stand) +4670-382 22 31.
What is there to see on the southern Ulvön island?
The southern island has a nature reserve and pretty swimming coves. The bay Fäbodviken is a lovely place to visit. There is also an ancient fishing village called Marviksgrunnan that has a chapel and mine. From here, you can take a hiking trail to Ulvösundet.
I’m visiting the island for the day, what activities are suitable for daytrips?
There are several fantastic outings suitable for daytrippers, such as exploring the pretty main street Hamngatan, walking up the hill Lotsberget to take in the sweeping views, or taking a coastal walk to Röharn and Bysjön.
What about if I’m staying for longer?
If you want to stay a little longer you can explore the northern part of the island. Hike along the trail past Kvarnsjön out to Kvarnhusviken. Another hike goes out via the island's small villages to Sandviken, known for its pretty fishing village.
Where can I eat fermented Baltic herring on Ulvön?
Unfortunately there aren’t any restaurants on Ulvön currently serving this rare delicacy. You can, however, experience this iconic dish at the restaurant Fiskevistet in Skeppsmalen.