Camping | At Sweden's longest wooden bridge, there are 10 pitches for husbilarl and caravans. 5 pitches available at Byforsen bridge over Ljungan. Vikbrons beautiful wooden structure spanning 133 meters over Ljungans shiny water. The bridge is open to pedestrians and the beautiful environment of the area make the bridge is well worth a visit.
It is possible to drive right up to the Vikbron from both the southern and northern sides. The bridge itself is however not open to vehicle traffic. Along the north side is a beautiful path along Ljungans rapids up to Byforsbron, the bridge that was the origin of the Vikbron built. Here you go certainly in the footsteps of history as the trail is part of the pilgrimage route of St. Olav trail that runs between Sundsvall and Trondheim. This wandering King Olaf Haraldsson in 1030 to migrate to Norway to retake the throne.
In the 1800s exacted tariff at the passage of the former bridge over BYFORSEN. In protest against the fee behaved Finsta - Viken villagers in 1888 a new bridge just half a kilometer downstream. Thus arose Vikbron. At the end of the 1950s rested demolition threat heavily over the bridge, but the resistance was too strong. On the contrary, the bridge has received several facelifts since then, and at the latest, in 1986, reopened the bridge of the King Karl XVI Gustav and Queen Silvia.
At walking distance from Vikbron is Viknäset, here are several burial mounds which shows that this once was an important settlement. Today there are ten tombs remain, one of which was examined in 1931. It was found skeletal remains
from a body and fragments of iron.