Frequently asked questions

Find the answers to the most commonly asked questions about Lights.

Opening hours

Which are your opening hours?

Every day from Sep 25 – Nov 1 the installations are on from dusk to dawn and follow the usual street light rhythm. Every day from Sep 25 – Nov 1 the sound & music runs on all installations from 5 pm-10 pm. It is up to you to choose the time you want to see the installations.

When buyng tickets for the general guided tours, Ljuskansliet has the opening hours: This page will be updated shortly.

Brochure, Map, Path

Where do I find my brochure and 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. The app is available at GooglePlay and AppStore.

The brochure with a map of the route is available in paper format in Swedish at: this info will be updated soon.

How long are the installations lit?

Every day from Sep 25 – Nov 1 the installations are on from dusk to dawn and follow the usual street light rhythm. Every day from Sep 25 – Nov 1 the sound & music runs on all installations from 5 pm-10 pm. It is up to you to choose the time you want to see the installations.

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

Prices for 2019

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

If you want to buy tickets for a guided tour by foot it costs: 100 SEK/adult. SEK 80/pensioner. 80 SEK/youth (10-17 years). No cost/children (0-10 years).

Ljusexpressen (our guide train) has the prices: 150 SEK/adult. SEK 120/pensioner. SEK 100/child (3-17 years).

Where do I buy my tickets for a guided tour?

Tickets for 2020 are not yet available.

You buy your tickets on Tickster’s website. There you can buy tickets for the general guided tours and tickets for Ljusexpressen. In the app Lights in Alingsås you can also download your own digital guide for 30 SEK. The tickets will be available in the end of August.

How do I book a private guided tour?

All inquiries about private guided tours are made via the booking form which you will find here or under “plan your visit” in the main menu.

Eat & Shop

Which are the opening ours of Alingsås cafes and restaurants?

Several cafes have extra open hours in the evenings during Lights in Alingsås five weeks of event. Contact Alingsås Tourist Office phone: +46(0)322-616200 to know which ones are open during your visit. We have gathered some of them here, under “food, drinks and shopping”.

Availability

Is the lighting trail wheelchair accessible?

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

The app

How can I listen to the digital guide in English?

The 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 narrative´s voice and music are available during each site/installation in the app. You walk aound the trail in your own pace and then listen when you wish to do so.
30 SEK is deducted from the account you provided when you downloaded the app.

Where do I find the App Lights in Alingsås?

The app Lights in Alingsås can either be downloaded from Google Play or AppStore. In the app you will find all the information digitally found in the paper brochure. How to buy tickets, the map, all information about this year’s designer, the theme and the program.