Backåkra is closed for the season but we are looking forward to welcome you next spring.

The exhibition called “Not to Encumber the Earth” about Dag Hammarskjöld’s thoughts on the preservation of nature was inaugurated at June 3rd.

Group and conference bookings can be made from April to the end of October.

"not to encumber the earth"

A exhibition about Dag Hammarskjöld´s perspectives on mountains and nature.

Meditation ring

Last year it was 50 years since the meditation ring at Backåkra was inaugurated.
The meditation ring is beautifully placed on the heath and is highly appreciated.
It is used for weddings, baptisms or a moment of individual reflection.

The story behind Backåkra

Backåkra was the place where Dag Hammarskjöld wanted to live.
Meet Backåkra – the place he chose as his sanctuary.


One of Sweden’s most well-known modern-day personalities.