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Swedish Langoustine party

The Langoustine Party is one of Sweden's most fabulous traditions.

Most Langoustine parties are private events, but Väderöarnas Värdhus guesthouse - set on West Sweden's breathtaking Weather Islands - has now created a Langoustine Package where visitors can enjoy exclusive access to a traditional Langoustine party and tuck into newly caught langoustines (also known as 'Ocean Crayfish'), as well as witnessing the catching and cooking of the shellfish in large cooking pots on the pier. 

Afterwards, an exquisite food spread is laid out in the restaurant Lotsbryggan – and the party begins! 

Learn how to eat langoustines using special shellfish cutlery, drink Swedish schnapps under coloured lanterns, sing along to traditional drinking songs whilst wearing paper hats and bibs, and experience everything else which goes with a genuine Swedish Langoustine party. 

As well as partaking in the Langoustine celebrations, guests are treated to the most serene setting - Sweden's most westerly islands, The Weather Islands. Breathe in the fresh sea air and feel relaxation levels soar as you witness these breathtakingly beautiful surroundings.

Contact information

Contact
Fjällbacka Fyren
Väderöarnas Värdshus
457 40 Fjällbacka
Phone: +46 525 32001
Booking: +46 525 32001
Fax: +46 525 32881
Contact: Anneli Svensson
Visiting adress: Falkevägen 3 Fjällbacka

Facts

Information

Crayfish are to be eaten outdoors or in a summer cottage, which are very popular among Swedes. Colourful paper lanterns are hung around the table, with the most popular type showing a smiling full moon. Both the tablecloth and the colourful plates should be made of paper, with people wearing bibs around their necks and festive paper hats on their heads.

 

Then the feast begins. Guests eat Langoustine cold, with their fingers. Sucking noisily to extract the juices is perfectly acceptable behaviour. Bread and a strong cheese such as mature Västerbotten are eaten on the side. People mostly drink beer and the inevitable schnapps. And a Swedish Langoustine party wouldn't be complete without communal singing and special drinking songs.

 

Langoustine Package.

Day 1.
• Departure from Centrumbryggan in Fjällbacka
• Lunch incl. coffee
• Langoustine fishing with coffee basket
• Wood-fired sauna and hot-tub
• Genuine Swedish Langoustine Party, the "Väderö Way"


Day 2.
• Breakfast
• Return journey to Fjällbacka

 

Opening hours

Opening hours Can be booked all year round!

Price

Price

Price from 2695 sek/person in a double room (drinks are not included in the price)

Facilities

Conference

Outdoor seating

Lunch

Shower

Outdoor pool

Sauna

Café

Guest harbour

Pets allowed

Conference facilities

Credit cards accepted

Fully-licensed restaurant

Assembly hall

WC

Breakfast served

Hiking trail

Open all year round

Coffee/Tea

Badplats

Gratis WiFi

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