Press release about the visit to Värmland
Wednesday 26th August
14:00 The Nature Reserve Byamossarna, Arvika
The newly established nature reserve Bymossarna in Arvika will be inaugurated. The Prince couple is the patron of the reserve. They get also a tour at the reserve.
16:30 Mårbacka - The home of Selma Lagerlöf, Sunne
Author Selma Lagerlöf was born and grew up on Mårbacka.
19:30 Dinner at the residence, Karlstad
Approximately 60 guests. The guest list will be published later.
Thursday 27th August
09.30 Boat trip through Karlstad
The prince couple will be hosted a boat ride on the River Klar, through Karlstad with a view to the final destination Mariebergsskogen. The boat trip starts at Almen Square, Karlstad.
10:15 Mariebergsskogen, Karlstad
Mariebergsskogen celebrates it's 90 years. The park has approximately 500 000 visitors a year and is open 15 hours a day, year round. The park was donated to Karlstad in 1895 by Dr. Conrad Hook. The prince couple will visit the Naturum, Children's vegetable garden as well as a guided tour of the park.
11:10 - Lunch with the Agricultural Society, Karlstad
Agricultural Society invites to lunch with several Värmland chefs and about ten of Värmland producers. The prince couple will also be involved in the cooking process. The lunch will be held in Mariebergsskogen, in Tentipi tent at the Naturum. About 50 guests. The guest list will be published later.
13:05 Company visit: Ztory Labs, Karlstad
Ztory is an "all you can read" service for digital magazines and children's books.
14:00 Activities on the main square, Karlstad
The Karlstad municipality invites the prince couple and the public on the activities on the main square in Karlstad.
14:35 Company Visit: Consumer Agency, Karlstad
The Swedish Consumer Agency is located in Karlstad and has approximately 150 employees. The Agency has three departments: consumer protection, consumer support, and operational support. They have also an analysis unit and a unit for consumer education.
16:05 Boat trip to Picassoudden, Kristinehamn
The prince couple will be received with a salute from the ship Christine af Bro at Café Pärlan. The couple are treated to a short guided tour around Picassoudden with elements of the history of Kristinehamn. They get on a guided tour of the Picassoudden exhibition port.
Prinsparets besöker Värmland - Sveriges Kungahus