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Karlstad’s boat buses

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Between June and August every summer, a flotilla of gleaming, wooden boat buses – båtbussar – ply the waters around Karlstad and make a great way of seeing the city. Though routes vary slightly from year to year, the most popular is the hour-long trip from Residenset, just west of Storatorget, via the Pråmkanalen and the harbour area, to Mariebergsskogen. Tickets cost just 23kr and can be bought on board. Timetables are at w karlstad.se.

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