Do outdoor in Mölndal

Spend som days in Mölndal

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Author: Eva Oscarsson, coordinator GoNatureTrip and resident in the Greater Gothenburg region


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Description: I wanted to put together some of my favourite places in Mölndal and Gothenburg. Nature and culture is close by

Do Outdoor in Mölndal, lakes and trekking

Do outdoor in Mölndal. The municipality has a lot to offer, a combination of great nature, many sports and recreational areas. The small city centre is full of  shops and cafés.

Nature is close and therefore it is to go swimming in the lakes of Mölndal At the lakes you can take a lovely walk to  the Castle Gunnebo . Enjoy a day at the castles garden and visit the café. There is also a  restaurant/ pizzeria with an outdoor terrace. To get there, just take a local buss to Stensjöns badplatser.

Mölndal Family fun

Sports are close by

At Krokslättsvallen you can play football. The soccer pitch is municipal and therefor open to the public.

Playing fotboll at Krokslättsvallen

Nature Reserves and protected nature areas  in Mölndal

In the nature reserve Safjälletright by the fotboll pitches you can hike, discover an old agriculture and historical landscape with great hiking. If you want to find out more about the history of the area and other historical hiking landscapes.

  Do outdoor in Mölndal

The municipality of Mölndal has three nature monuments. In the areas of the Gunnebo castle you will find a nature protected oak, in Helenvik, close to the lake Råda ( Rådasjön)  there is a protected copper beech and in Peppared nature reserve you can find a hazel grove which since 1925 has been was  classified as a Nature Monument. It has a  large hazel grove with arborescent hazel trees.

School yards and sport areas open to the public

Many of the school yards have a sport court for outdoor sports. If you bring a ball you can practise a sport or two. At for example Toltorpsskolan there is a playground, basket court and outdoor table tennis

 Playing basketball at the Toltorp school

In Bifrost, right behind the supermarket Hemköp you find a soccer pitch, a playground with nice climbing as well as playgrounds for smaller children.


In the centre of Mölndal you will find shops, a big library and a small recreational park.