Welcome to the table mountain area!

– Magnificent experiences in a world-unique landscape shaped by time

It is always close to powerful nature experiences thanks to a number of characteristic landscape types. Here you will find three unique environments such as the peneplane with its flat cliffs, the table mountains that with their various rock layers rise over the plain and ice age deposits that create an incomparable landscape. In these environments there is a great variety of habitat types. But the varied table mountain landscape does not only offer powerful nature experiences. The area is full of cultural and industrial historical remains that open a window to the past.

Welcome to discover the table mountain area!

Here it is

The table mountain region is located between Sweden’s two largest lakes, Vänern and Vättern. Simply put, the area consists of the Västgöta Plain and the fifteen table mountains that frame it. The area of the geopark stretches across 3,690 km2 and nine municipalities: Grästorp, Vänersborg, Trollhättan, Lidköping, Götene, Mariestad, Skövde, Skara and Falköping. The boundaries are set according to geological values – not the municipal boundaries. 

Start the adventure!

Visit one of the infopoints and open the door to the table mountain area. Here you find exhibitions about the geology of the area, our brochures and friendly staff who are happy to tell you more about the table mountain area.

The Royal Hunt Museum – Elk hill

Vänersborg

The Royal Hunt Museum - Elk Hill that is located in Ecopark Halle-Hunneberg tells the story of the table mountains Halle- and Hunneberg, the cultural history of the area, the traditional royal hunt, fantastic nature. READ MORE >

Naturum Vänerskärgården

Kållandsö

Inside naturum, there are inspiring exhibitions that will enrich your visit to the archipelago of Lake Vänern. Guided tours through and around naturum are offered, as well as lectures and family activities. READ MORE >

Vänermuseet

Lidköping

Along the beach of Lake Vänern in Lidköping is Vänermuseet, the museum of the big lake, where you can also learn more about the landscape you are currently visiting. READ MORE >

Naturum Hornborgasjön

Falköping

Floating on pillars out in Lake Hornborga stands Naturum Hornborgasjön. You will find an exciting and beautiful exhibition here about nature by the lake. You can learn more about the area here. READ MORE >

Karlsfors manor

Skövde

At beautiful Karlsfors manor you find the beautiful Silverfallet and the remains of one of the area's largest alum and lime mills. There is also a shop, café, art gallery and a geology exhibition. READ MORE >