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What’s Allemansrätten? Understanding the Swedish right to roam

Allemansrätten in Sweden 瑞典郊野公共路權

You might have heard of allemansrätten, or seen the name on IKEA’s packed sauces. The name literally means “everyman’s right”, and is an important part of Swedish outdoor culture. The right to roam is ancient and traditional, and codified into law in the 20th century. It’s even added to the constitution (grundlagen) in 1994. What...