Welcome to Alingsås

28th of September - 4th of November

Alingsås is located in the Southwest of Sweden, by the lakes Mjörn and Gerdsken. With an attractive location and good communications to larger cities, Alingsås has a growing number of inhabitants. Over the years, it has retained its character of an idyllic small town with old buildings from 18th and 19th century. The city is also known as the “Cafe Town” because of its large numbers of cafes and bakeries. In recent years, however, Alingsås increasingly attracted attention as “The City of Lights”

We hope you will enjoy your stay here in Alingsås and below you will find information of accomodation, Café and restaurants and the event. If you have any further questions, you are welcome to contact us at the Light Office at lights@alingsasenergi.se 


Guided Tours 

To make the best of your experience of Lights in Alingsås, we recommend you to take a guided tour. Following the designated route through the city, you get the rare opportunity to experience top quality examples of architectural lighting in public areas with a light-guide. For information and booking please conatct the Tourist Office in Alingsås.

Phone: +46322-61 62 00

E-mail: turistbyran@alingsas.se



Extend your stay in Alingsås and stay at one of the hotels in the city. 

Grand Hotel Alingsås 
A fine old hotel in the heart of Alingsås that welcomes private and coporate guests looking for that little bit extra. For booking and information visit Grand Hotel Alingsås


Meet and eat in the capital of FIKA

The town of Alingsås is usually called "the town of cafes" because there are many cozy cafes and restaurants here. The Swedes love to "fika" with family and friends. The word means basicallt "to have a coffe, often accompanied with pastires". For more information about the range of restaurants and cafes pleace contact Alingsås tourist office, +46 (0) 322-61 62 00. 



Lights in Alingsås offers a numbers of other activities, sush as concerts, seminars, exhibitions and events related to Light. For exampel there is a special Lightinstallation just for the children called "Children´s Lights" Here can our younger visitors experience light in their own way and some of the installations are actually made by children.

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Phone: +46322-61 76 13

E-mail: lights@alingsasenergi.se