Alsters herrgård is a traditional Swedish 18th century manor house, situated in beautiful natural surroundings, overlooking Lake Vänern. In 1860, the great Swedish poet Gustaf Fröding was born here.
Alsters herrgård consists of several buildings and a manor park. It is closely connected to walking trails, a beach and an observation tower for bird-watching. There is a café that serves lunches and homemade breads and pastries, in addition to a number of other businesses such an art gallery, a gift shop and Slöjdens hus, which houses a craft shop as well as craft exhibitions. In December there is a christmas fair with food, market and small shops.