Program (updated with MDT times)
Birka Folkhogskola, Birkavagen 25, 83695 As. As is situated 10 kilometers from the center of Östersund on the scenic shore of the Great Lake.
Fee is 1.850 SEK (Includes 3 lunches, 3 dinners, tea/coffee and fruit)
Register at firstname.lastname@example.org
or with Britt-Marie Persson at +4673-18 12 770 or Berit Westberg at +46705-770 390
. Also call them if you desire more info or have questions.
Send a 500 SEK deposit to The Hearts Center’s postal giro account (plusgiro) 458922-2 to secure your place
Send balance before July 20
Write “HC conf”
and your name when you pay.
Fish or/and vegetarian meals
Do you have special dietary requirements? Let Britt-Marie or Berit know.
Almost all rooms are single rooms.
Lodging A: 350 SEK/night including breakfast, sheets, towels and cleaning
Lodging B: 300 SEK/night including breakfast without sheets, towels and cleaning
Lodging C: 280 SEK/night without breakfast, sheets, towels and cleaning
If you only desire breakfast, the cost is 56 SEK/day.
These low prices are available only if you pay before August 1 at The Hearts Center’s postal giro account (plusgiro) 458922-2.
After August 1st the cost will be an additional 100 SEK per night.
Remember to write “HC acc A (B or C),” the dates of your stay, and your name.
There are no stores in As. Come prepared!
Travel to Ӧstersund and Birka Folk High School. Please tell us when you arrive so we can help coordinate traveling from Östersund to Birka.
Bus 159 from the bus terminal in Ӧstersund (busstorget) will take you all the way to Birka.
The busses leave at 6:55, 7:55, 8:50, 11:30 am; 1:30, 3:15, 3:55, 4:15, 5:15, 6:45 pm on work days.
You can also take a bus from the Central Train Station to busstorget (only 800 meters and 2 halts/stops away). It is included in the same ticket to Birka if you tell the bus driver when you pay.
Pass Ӧstersund and drive toward Are/Trondheim.
After 8 kilometers, turn left to As and Birka Folkhogskola.
It is the next exit after Lugnvik/As.
Fly to Are-Ostersund Airport (OSD) on Froson from Stockholm with SAS (www.flysas.com) from Stockholm/Arlanda (ARN), or Malmo Aviation (BMA) (www.malmoaviation.se) from Stockholm/Bromma (a smaller airport).
From Stockholm it is 50 minutes to Östersund. There is a “flight bus” from the airport to the bus terminal in Östersund (about 8 kilometers).
From the airport to Birka, As: 1 car, 1-4 persons: 551 SEK; shared 286 SEK per person