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Stråsjöleden pilgrim trail, Njutånger medieval church to the Chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Sörforsa

Pilgrim Trail · Hälsingland
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  • Jesu Hjärtas kapell, Sörforsa
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    Photo: Maj-Britt Andersson, Pilgrimstid
  • / Pilgrimer på väg
    Photo: Ulf Sighede, Pilgrimstid
  • / Jesu Hjärtas kapell
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  • / Kyrkbåten Forsa
    Photo: Ulf Sighede, Pilgrimstid
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This distance from the medieval church of Njutånger provides both the experience of walking through countryside and agriculture past the great characteristic houses of Hälsingland, and a taste of the forest and wildlife experience!
moderate
21.3 km
5:28 h
140 m
133 m
The distance runs from the church of Njutånger on a dirt road, past a couple of farms. You pass the E4 over a tractor bridge. The trail of Stråsjö goes on northwest on smaller roads and paths in the forest area, where there is no settlement.

You follow a path along the lakeside for a short distance, until you reach a small asphalt road running through more settled areas towards Sörforsa.
The paths along the lake will during some periods be wet and slippery. 

Author’s recommendation

Bring a bottle of water and a lunch box!
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Author
Elisabeth Andersson
Updated: January 17, 2020

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
74 m
Lowest point
21 m
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Rest Stop

Trogsta Honung
Kafé hos Röda Korset - Kupan - secondhand butik
Frägsta Hälsingegård - italiensk restaurang och boende
Forsa Handelsträdgård

Safety information

The path next to Kösen can be quite wet, especially after the snow melt in the spring.

Equipment

Hardwearing boots for walking on damp grounds, a water bottle and a lunch pack.

Tips, hints and links

It might be possible for groups to book the great church boats for boating tours on the far-stretched and beautiful lakes of Forsa. Contact Pilgrimstid well in advance for this opportunity! 
info@pilgrimstid.nu or Ulf Krantz: 070-203 00 84 

Start

The Church of Njutånger, Njutånger (24 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
61.618429, 17.050763
UTM
33V 608741 6833386

Destination

The Chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Turn-by-turn directions

Approximately 21 kilometers.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

The X-Trafik Trip Planner (Reseplaneraren)

Getting there

Exit the E4
either by Iggesund, and drive south to the church of Njutånger - it is visible on a hill to the right,
or by Enånger, and drive north until you see the church on your left.

Parking

There is a parking space by the church, or up at the parish house, S:t Olofsgården.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Jan Lundell: "Pilgrimsspår i Hälsingland", 2000. Can be ordered through Pilgrimstid.


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
21.3 km
Duration
5:28h
Ascent
140 m
Descent
133 m
Public transport friendly In and out Cultural/historical value

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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