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Pilgrim Trail Stage

Helgonleden, The Saints Trail, Gävle to Trödje

Pilgrim Trail · Gästrikland
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  • Signpost close to Trödje
    / Signpost close to Trödje
    Photo: Ulf Krantz, Pilgrimstid
  • / Signpost by the parish house in Hille, next to the weeping ash
    Photo: Clara Bergel Jansson, Pilgrimstid
  • / The Church of Hille
    Photo: Clara Bergel Jansson, Pilgrimstid
  • / The weeping ash by Hille parish house
    Photo: Elisabeth Andersson, Pilgrimstid
  • / The Saint's Trail, between Oppala and Trödje
    Photo: Elisabeth Andersson, Pilgrimstid
m 300 200 100 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km TANDAKUTEN, Gävle Trödje Bönhus, pilgrimshärbärge Matbutik Stigslund Trödje Pizzeria Gävle station Hille församlingsgård Gävle Gross Björke Kiosken

The stage starts in the middle of Gävle, at the Church of the Holy Trinity, and goes through the city, on pedestrian and bicycle paths towards the villages on the outskirts of Gävle.

By the Church of Hille and the surrounding villages, the trail runs through countryside and forests. It is an area rich in ancient remains along the ridges and bird lakes.

20.6 km
5:02 h
30 m
26 m

Author’s recommendation

Book your lodging in Trödje if you intend to stay for the night! Tröjde Bönhus lies within sight from the trail. It is a calm and beautiful place with farms and houses in the area. User
Elisabeth Andersson
Updated: June 09, 2020

Highest point
31 m
Lowest point
1 m

Rest Stop

The House of Music - Musikhuset - in Sjömanskyrkan, Gävle
Gefle Vandrarhem - Hostel, Gävle
Trödje Chapel House, pilgrim shelter
Gävle, the Holy Trinity Church
Saint Pauli Catholic Church, Gävle
Gävle Gross
Gävle station
Länsmuseet Gävle
Hille Parish House
Björke Kiosken
Trödje Pizzeria
Matbutik Stigslund

Tips, hints and links

There are several suitable places by the Church of Hille to take a break and rest. The parish house, just south of the church, is very nice.

In summertime there is a Summer Café with exhibitions and programs in The Chapel of Trödje (Trödje Bönhus).


Gävle, The Church of the Holy Trinity, the centre of Gävle (3 m)
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The Chapel of Trödje (Trödje Bönhus), Trödje


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20.6 km
30 m
26 m


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