Frequently asked questions

Find out the answers to the most frequently questions about Lights 2022

Opening hours

Which are Lights opening hours?

Every day from September 30 – November 6 the installations are lit from dusk to dawn and follow the rhythm of the usual street lighting. It is free to choose what time you want to see the installations. Some are visible in the distance and others you need to come closer to see. The installations are available on public roads and are not in a fenced area.

 

 

 

Brochure, Map, Path

How long does the music play?

To enhance the lighting experience, site 1-6 plus Children´s Lights are sounded every day 30/9 – 29/10 from kl 18-22 and 30/10 – 6/11 kl 17-22. Composer: Sebastian Studnitzky, Germany installation 1-6. Children´s Lights: Kristoffer Wallin.

What are those green-flashing light along the trail?

Follow the green-flashing markers to find all installations along the trail. Use also the map in the brochure or download the Lights in Alingsås-app for a digital map.

Where is the starting point this year?

Åmanska Parken, Alingsås (at Bryggaregatan/Bankgatan) is the starting point this year. The first installation is only a few meters from the park. In Åmanska Parken the guided tours starts.

Where do I find the installations?

The trail this year, which is roughly 3 kilometres long, takes visitors from Åmanska parken to Södra Ringgatan and through the pedestrian tunnel to Sörhaga, before crossing the Säve river and Nolhaga park. Nolhaga hill and the Plantaget footbridge are among the spots that will be lit up this year. Find out more here.

Where do I find a brochure?

We strongly recommend that you download the App “Lights in Alingsås”. In the app you have all the information gathered for your visit. You will also find a map of the route that is similar to Google Maps, so you know your position all the time. The app is available at GooglePlay and AppStore.

In September, this year’s brochure will be printed and will be distributed around Alingsås in cafés, restaurants, shops, at the Tourist office, Alingsås Energi´s reception, Grand Hotel and at Kulturhuset.

Where do I find a map?

We strongly recommend that you download the App “Lights in Alingsås”. In the app you have all the information gathered for your visit. You will also find a map of the route that is similar to Google Maps, so you know your position all the time. The app is available at GooglePlay and AppStore.

The digital map of the route is available here in September.

The map is also available in our printed brochure.

How long are the installations lit?

Every day from 30/9 – 6/11 the installations are lit from dusk to dawn and follow the rhythm of the usual street lighting. It is free to choose what time you want to see the installations. Some are visible in the distance and others you need to come closer to see. The installations are available on public roads and are not in a fenced area.

Program

What is happening in Alingsås during my visit?

You will find all happenings during Lights in Alingsås in our program in the main menu on this website.

Tickets

How much do the tickets cost

Walking and seeing the installations on your own is for free.

Prices guided tours in 2021: Adult: SEK 99, Pensioner: SEK 80, Youth (10-17 years): SEK 80, Children (0-9 years): Free. Private guided tour in Swedish: SEK 2800. Private guided tour in English SEK 3100.

When you have downloaded the Lights in Alingsås app you have the choice to buy a digital guide for SEK 40.

Where do I buy my tickets for a guided tour?

New for this year: All tickets must be pre-purchased directly via Billetto’s website before the tour starts. No tickets can be bought on site in Åmanska Parken, where the tours begin. These tours are only avaiable in Swedish.

In the app Lights in Alingsås you can download your own digital guide for SEK 40. Then you can walk along the trail at your own pace and listen to your digital guide.

How do I book a private guided tour?

Fill in the booking form here on our website and we will get back to you within 2 working days. The tour is available in Swedish and English.

Eat & Shop

Which are the opening ours of Alingsås cafes and restaurants?

Several cafes, shops and restaurants have extra offerings and opening hours in the evenings during Lights in Alingsås. We have gathered some of them under “food, drinks and shopping“.

The app

How can I listen to the digital guide in English?

Your phone’s settings control which language you get in the app. All languages other than Swedish in your phone’s main settings provide the English version.

Where do I find the digital guide in my phone?

After a successful purchase, the files with music and the guide´s voice are available behind each installation´s title. Push on the installation you want to listen to. You walk around the trail in your own pace, push play and then listen when you wish to do so. 40 SEK is “removed” from the payment card you provided when you downloaded the app.

Where do I find the App Lights in Alingsås?

The app Lights in Alingsås can be downloaded for free from Google Play or AppStore. In the app you will find all the information digitally for your visit.

Accessability

How high is the music on each site?

This year installation 1-6 and Children´s Lights will be sounded. The sound level per installation must not exceed 50 dB at the nearest house facade.

Are dogs allowed?

Dogs are welcome along the route. Remember to always keep your dog on a leash and supervised.

Is the lighting trail wheelchair accessible?

The entire lighting trail is wheelchair accessible and it is only placed next to paved roads, or lightly gravel roads. Never on unofficial roads or uphill trails.