Hälsans Stig in Oskarshamn is a 4 km long walking trail and you can start and finish wherever you like. It is a great way to explore the city, both for tourists and the habitants of Oskarshamn.
There are signs at each kilometre along the way, making it easy for you to count the distance of your walk. The trail stretches from the city centre through the city park. A broshure with map is to be found at Oskarshamn Tourist Information.
Hälsans Stig started in Ireland and is there called Slí na Sláinte, meaning "Path to Health". It is a simple innovative scheme developed by the Irish Heart Foundation to encourage people of all ages and abilities to walk for leisure and good health.
It uses attractive signage at kilometre intervals on established walking routes to help walkers identify the distance they walk. Slí na Sláinte is designed to encourage people to walk more frequently and to enjoy the benefits of a healthier lifestyle.
It is a great way to explore the city, both for tourists and the habitants of Oskarshamn.