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“Way more fun than another museum”

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Solvalla Travbana, Harness-Racing Track
Ranked #153 of 308 things to do in Stockholm
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Tacoma, Washington
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242 reviews
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“Way more fun than another museum”
Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We had the most perfect day at the harness races at Solvalla. Free entry, a good lunch, fun pony racing as well as the usual Standardbreds. If you are lucky enough to be there on a race day,and you just can't bear one more museum, this is a splendid place for a change of pace. ( Pun intended.) Website is all in Swedish so it helps if you can read a little. We had to walk perhaps half a kilometer from the bus stop.

2 Thank DrCindy87
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Elitloppet 2014”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Another great Elitloppet (of course +27 C and sunshine helped a bit). Great atmosphere, great sport and Swedish hospitality. The only slight downside is the necessary queueing for food and drinks but that is pretty much unavoidable with 30 000 people.

Visited May 2014
Thank Jussi T
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Helsinki, Finland
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Horse-racing every Wednesday”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Solvalla is Sweden’s biggest harness-racing track, with about 80 race-days per year. Wednesdays are a bit quieter, still good quality racing though. Saturday races are bigger, and more fun, especially in summer. You can choose from several cafes and restaurants (indoor & outdoor), or just enjoy the atmosphere sitting on the grass enjoying a hot dog while watching the horses compete. Bringing your own drinks is not allowed! Getting there is somewhat complicated, but worth the trouble. You can either take a local train to Rissne or Sundbyberg, and then walk for about a mile. There are sometimes buses that go there from train stations, those can be checked from the Solvalla webpage.
We had an exciting Saturday afternoon at Solvalla with a bit of food, drink and betting too. Warmly recommended.

Visited May 2013
2 Thank Mirjaelina
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